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. 

    • Job Spotlight: Substitute Teacher

      Explore a career as a substitute teacher! 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. Substitute Teacher In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re learning what it means to be a substitute teacher. Required Education: Generally, a high school degree. Bachelor’s degree in teaching preferred. Pay Although pay varies depending on a variety of factors (e.g. experience, industry, geographic area, etc.), substitute teachers make an average of $17.35 an hour. What Substitute Teachers Do: Substitute Teachers deal with a variety of responsibilities, including: Taking attendance Coordinating with the regular teacher to teach their curriculum and lesson plans Overseeing students both in and outside of class Giving out and explaining homework Administering tests and quizzes Compiling progress …

      Thu, 02 Dec 2021

    • Question of the Month: Finding a Job in 2022 Predictions

      It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost over. It’s already December! With the world starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been a year of change many companies decided to permanently embrace remote work and new jobs were created. Work just looks different now. And now it’s time to ask ourselves what 2022 is going to look like. Will finding a new job be easy, hard, or somewhere in between? Let us know by voting in our poll!

      Tue, 30 Nov 2021

    • Nearly Two Years In: How Are We Handling the Pandemic?

      Back in 2019, no one could have guessed what was in store. But here we are nearly two years later, and COVID-19 has changed the way we work, learn, and connect. For employment, jobs seekers don’t expect, or really event want, work to go back to the previous status quo. Here are some statistics about what the job search looks like now, courtesy of Job Journey polls and a recent The Harris Poll Survey commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Remote work is now the norm. Fifty-eight percent of those surveyed say they work more hours remotely than in-person. When it comes time to go back to the workplace, job seekers value safety measures: mask requirements, a socially distanced workplace, workplace sanitation/disinfection procedures, and provided PPE top the list of what they want to see to feel safe. The pandemic has taken a toll on job seeker morale, with 66% thinking overall workplace dynamics and interpersonal relationships will be worse than prior to the pandemic, compared to 22% who think things …

      Thu, 25 Nov 2021