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.

  • 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. 

    • How Manufacturing Companies Can Build a More Connected Workplace

        In the post-pandemic, Great Resignation era, quiet quitting has emerged as the latest workplace buzzword. Employees incorporate quiet quitting into their workflow when they feel their job is unsatisfying and begin doing the bare minimum required in their role. At the same time, they are actively looking for another opportunity to arise so they can leave their current job. Given the frequency of quiet quitting across a number of industries, including manufacturing, this raises the question of what some businesses are lacking when it comes to attracting new employees and retaining their current ones. A recent Forbes article stated, “Businesses that cultivate human, colleague-to-colleague relationships have a secret weapon toward a happier and more fruitful team.” Creating those strong relationships in the manufacturing industry can be challenging due to the production environment. Still, it is critical to combat employees’ quitting quietly and decrease the industry’s turnover rate by forming stronger relationships. How can you create a more collaborative workplace culture in the manufacturing industry? Employees must be met where they are by …

      Thu, 01 Dec 2022

    • 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 all of the end-of-year festivities, 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 holiday season. 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 …

      Wed, 23 Nov 2022