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.

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

    • Helping First-Generation Professionals Succeed in the Workplace

      With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Civil Rights, FGPs are “those who are among the first in their immediate families to enter the professional workforce, i.e., their parents held traditional blue-collar or working-class positions that did not require a college degree.” These employees bring diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, life experiences, skills, and talents to organizations, allowing them to bring a new lens to companies and their challenges. Understand the First-Gen Career Journey It’s important companies establish and enforce diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts to accommodate and support all of their diverse employees. To better understand the challenges and experiences that FGPs face, it is critical to hold and participate in awareness training—recognizing and accepting that their path to professionalism may not have been the same as others. The …

      Tue, 29 Nov 2022

    • Thank You, Express Associates!

      It’s that time of year again when the holidays have arrived. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, let us reflect on all we have to be grateful for. Take some time this week as you gather with family and friends to reflect on the year that has passed and what you want to achieve in 2023. All of us at Job Journey wish you a very happy and joyous Thanksgiving. At Express Employment Professionals, our daily goal and mission are to put people to work and provide hope. This year, we are thankful for: The half million Express associates who work for us and help our client companies fulfill their production and staffing needs. Our associates who are committed to enhancing the communities where they work and live. Through you, Express is making a real difference in many parts of the world and will continue to do so in the future. You choosing Express to help you find a job. We are so proud as a company to have such dedicated …

      Wed, 23 Nov 2022

    • Job Spotlight: Painter

      If you enjoy transforming spaces, choosing a profession as a painter may be the right path for you. Commercial, industrial, and residential painters are among the painting jobs you can work to help build a diverse portfolio. The Job Spotlight blog series this month delves into what it means to be a painter. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, painters apply paint, stain, and coatings to walls and ceilings, buildings, large machinery and equipment, bridges, and other structures. Required Education: There are no formal education requirements to become a painter. Some technical schools offer optional certificates in painting, but training usually takes place on the job. Pay: Pay varies depending on multiple factors (e.g., experience, geographic area, etc.). According to, a painter’s salary typically ranges between $38,174 and $48,525.   What Do Painters Do? Painters deal with a variety of responsibilities, including but not limited to: Protect floors, furniture, and trim by covering surfaces with drop cloths and tarps and securing with tape Install scaffolding and raise ladders Fill holes and cracks …

      Tue, 22 Nov 2022