Career Development with Express Thousand Oaks

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    At Express, our team of experts can help you increase your chances of finding jobs in Thousand Oaks by providing you with free training programs and resources.

  • Training Resources

    Express Training Programs are focused on the specific skills you need for success. We offer videos, webinars, workshops and at-your-own-pace learning tools to make career training and development convenient for you.  

  • 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. 

    • Question of the Month: What Health and Safety Measures Are Important to You When It Comes to Returning to Your Workplace?

      As more and more people get the COVID-19 vaccine, local and national numbers improve, or new safety measures are implemented, workers will begin re-entering their workplaces. However, what a safe workplace looks like varies by person. Whether it’s regular health screenings, mask requirements, social-distancing measures, or something else, we want to hear from you. Let us know by voting in our poll!  

      Tue, 02 Mar 2021

    • Should You Apply to the Same Company Multiple Times?

      Maybe this is your dream company to work for. Or perhaps they just offer several jobs matching your career interests. Whatever the reason, you’ve found yourself applying to the same company multiple times. But is this really a good idea? The answer may vary depending on your unique situation. Here are a few factors that might impact your decision. The Size of the Company If you’re applying to different jobs in a huge company with multiple departments that don’t really interact, there’s no issue with applying to multiple jobs. The team you’re applying with may not even know you applied for another job at the company. However, if you’re applying to a smaller company where everything goes through the HR department, applying multiple times might not be the best idea. There’s nothing wrong with waiting a while to apply again, but if you apply to every job a small company offers within a short window of time, you run the risk of overexposure. Your Qualifications Sometimes you just don’t have …

      Thu, 25 Feb 2021

    • Making an Impression Your First Day on the Job

      Interviews can be intimidating, but your first day on the job can sometimes seem even more daunting. You don’t know any of your co-workers and haven’t found out the details of your day-to-day responsibilities. But it’s vital to work through the nerves. Making a good first impression (to both your co-workers and your manager) is very important. Dollar Shave Club held a study of 2,000 people and observed that, upon meeting a person, 69% formed a first impression before the individual even spoke. In addition, hiring and training a new employee is expensive. Glassdoor discovered the average company spends approximately $4,000 to hire a new worker, while The 2017 Training Industry Report found that about $1,886 was spent to train each employee. You want to show your manager that they made the right choice. Here’s how. Prepare Introductions Since it’s your first day on the job, nobody is going to know who you are. You’re going to be answering the same questions over and over, so take some time beforehand …

      Tue, 23 Feb 2021