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.

  • Software Skills

    More than 20 courses including using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and some Adobe design products. 

  • Workplace Skills

    Includes courses for time management, communication, and customer service. 

  • Safety Skills

    A resource for forklift safety, food safety, lock out tag out, and more. 

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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.

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    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. 

    • New Year, New Resume

      We’re a few weeks into the new year, and if you haven’t set goals yet, it’s time to hunker down and get started. A great first goal? Updating your resume! Whether you’re looking for a new job or just want to tune things up, we’re here to help. Here are a few things to adjust in your resume this year. Get rid of old jobs If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you’re likely to have plenty of jobs on your resume. But when it comes to the job search, you need to tailor your resume for newer jobs. That means taking out anything that isn’t up to date. If you’re looking for an office job for example, you’ll just want two to three of your most recent jobs and not anything too far beyond that. But you can still keep those older jobs on LinkedIn if you think they could be relevant in the future! Change up formatting What does your resume formatting look like? If you …

      Thu, 13 Jan 2022

    • Foods to Avoid Outside the Breakroom

      Sometimes our favorite food is one that offends the noses of our co-workers. Maybe it’s a fearsome fish or a bowl of hard-boiled eggs. Or perhaps whatever you’re eating, unbeknownst to you, is just loud to consume. You might think you’re nibbling on your pretzels, but to anyone sitting near you it’s the most annoying sound imaginable. Honestly, if you’ve done any of the above, we can’t really blame you. Sometimes we just don’t know a food is perturbing until someone tells us. So we are, telling you some foods to avoid outside the breakroom. Fish This one is probably the most frequent complaint on our list. For whatever reason, microwaved fish leaves a foul smell behind. We’re not scientists, but to put it simply, this happens because of the way the microwave breaks down the fatty acids in the fish. Even if you personally like the smell of microwaved fish, for many people it’s a strong smell they aren’t exactly fond of. Crunchy Pretzels or Chips If you can …

      Tue, 11 Jan 2022

    • Job Spotlight: Medical Lab Technician

      Explore a career as a medical lab technician! Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do. Medical Lab Technician In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re learning what it means to be a medical lab technician. Required Education: Generally, an associate’s degree. Pay Although pay varies depending on a variety of factors (e.g. experience, industry, geographic area, etc.), substitute medical lab technicians make an average of $52,330. What Medical Lab Technicians Do: Medical Lab Technicians deal with a variety of responsibilities, including: Conducting tests and forwarding results to requesting physicians Keeping track of test result records Maintaining testing instruments to ensure quality control Generally collecting and interpreting data Preparing and storing specimens Interacting with and frequently …

      Fri, 07 Jan 2022