Career Development

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

  • White Papers

    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • Are You a Workaholic?

      Because most people are. It happens all the time. When you’re playing with the kids. When you’re at the doctor. When all you want to do is fall asleep. You can’t stop thinking about work. Regardless of whether you hate your job, we’re a nation of workaholics. A recent survey from OnePoll, revealed the average American works four hours a week without pay, and spends another four hours each week just thinking about their job. Forty-eight percent (48%) thought of themselves as modern-day workaholics, while 53% were stressed out as they took the survey! In the study, researchers found three main symptoms of workaholism. Let’s dig in. You Worry About Work on a Day Off You don’t have to work today. You’re doing errands, spending time with family and friends, maybe even binge watching a few episodes of your favorite Netflix shows. But you can’t stop thinking about an upcoming deadline, a spat with a co-worker, or what your schedule is for next week. Overthinking like that can be a …

      Tue, 19 Feb 2019

    • Dating in the Workplace

      How to handle it. You see someone across a crowded room. Perhaps it’s an assembly line in the warehouse, a busy hallway in an office, or a crowded call center. Your eyes meet. The attraction is magnetic. Bad love songs play in your head. You just got bit by the workplace love bug. For Valentine’s Day, here are a few rules to follow to ensure that your blossoming romance doesn’t backfire if things turn sour. Leave the lovey-dovey at the door. PDA. Public displays of affection. This includes hugging, kissing, giggling, etc. Don’t engage in any of this at work. It can make things awkward for your co-workers, and give them a reason to complain about you and your beloved to management. Keep things professional. When you’re at work, you are co-workers, not a romantic couple. Save the flirting for when you get home. Same goes for that fight you had last night. That’s not something your co-workers need to hear about. On the flipside, keep work drama out of …

      Thu, 14 Feb 2019

    • Answering the Interview Question: Why Should I Hire You?

      Do you have an answer ready? This question is like the shark in Jaws. You never know when it’s going to attack. It could be at the beginning of the interview, or maybe in the middle. It’s even possible it catches you off guard at the end when you think you’re safe. What’s so scary? It’s only five words. “Why should I hire you?”  You might also get “Why do you want to work at this company,” or something else along similar lines. The scary thing is that answering these questions requires plenty of preparation beforehand. This is probably not an answer you can come up with right away (especially if you first consider saying “because I need money, duh.”) Here are a few essential things to include in your answer. “Because from what I know about this organization through my research, I believe I match the company culture.” Do your research. Make sure the job meets your needs and your skills meet the job requirements. Your interviewer wants to …

      Tue, 12 Feb 2019