Jobs in Stillwater, MN

  • 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.

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  • Skills for Your Future

    Express associates are able to access ExpressLearn, a free online learning resource, with a variety of courses to help you build your skills.  With more than 100 mobile-friendly courses available, grow your career with ExpressLearn. 

     

  • 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. 


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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. 


    • Part 1: Job Search Checklist for Landing a Job

      There are about 10 million jobs left unfilled every month! This means you have the pick of the litter if you play your cards differently from all the other candidates. Many job seekers do not prepare for their job search in advance and ultimately fail to land their dream job. But this won’t happen to you. Unlike your competitors, you’re going to prepare well before you even begin your job search. And here’s a job search checklist to help you do just that. 1.     Keep Your Skills Current If your skills aren’t up to date, you need to upskill. This may require looking up the top hard and soft skills in demand for the jobs you are interested in and developing them. Taking the time to do this sends a clear message to recruiters you can keep up with the ever-evolving trends in their industry. One of the best places to look up current skills is on LinkedIn, where you can research employers and job postings in your industry. 2.   …

      Tue, 07 Feb 2023


    • Celebrate Black History Month in the Workplace

      “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” —Thurgood Marshall February is Black History Month (BHM); it’s a time to celebrate and honor Black people’s contributions, achievements, and culture in the U.S., Canada, and worldwide. The month also draws attention to some of the more difficult historical periods Black people faced. Here are a few practical ideas for maximizing BHM at work. Participate in Diversity and Inclusion Opportunities “When we’re talking about diversity, it’s not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and held and valued by all of us.” —Ava DuVernay Promoting diversity and inclusion is key to supporting a wide range of employees in the workplace. If your company organizes events around BHM, volunteer on the planning committee or participate in the month-long celebrations. There may even be training sessions on diversity and inclusion that may pique your interest. Take advantage of the possibilities to learn more about Black history and promote engaging and intentional conversations …

      Thu, 02 Feb 2023


    • Proving Your Soft Skills

      Many factors must be considered when determining the best candidate for a particular role. Hiring managers consider applicants’ hard skills, such as work experience and education. However, employers are just as interested, if not more, in soft skills. Soft skills are “character traits and interpersonal skills that characterize a person’s relationship with others.” When looking for hireable applicants, decision-makers often look for certain soft skills in their applicants. A study released by Express Employment Professionals and the Harris Poll in May 2022 found that dependability (90%), communications skills (89%), and a willingness to learn (88%) are among the top soft skills hiring managers deem essential in job applicants. Other important skills include problem-solving skills (85%), adaptability (85%), critical thinking (84%), and/or initiative (84%). More than 7 in 10 feel fitting with the company culture (79%), creativity (72%), and/or leadership skills (71%) are also of high importance to them. A Willingness to Learn Just saying you “like to learn” isn’t always enough in an interview. Instead, show your willingness to learn through your …

      Tue, 31 Jan 2023


  • Read more tips and advice for career development and every step of your working life. Go to JobJourney.com.