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.

  • 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. 

  • NonProfitBanners_CTA

    Nonprofit Guide

    Some job seekers struggle due to barriers in their life. This guide can be a helpful resource for those...

  • JobGenius_banners_300x250

    Job Genius

    Video based 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.

  • JobJourney_Color_Horizontal_RGB

    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. 

    • What NOT to Do on Jobs on Facebook

      Facebook is a great way to stay in contact with friends and family, but the social media site is also a useful tool for your job search. And we don’t just mean networking; Jobs on Facebook is here, and it just might change the job search game. So, what exactly is Jobs on Facebook? As noted by the website itself, Jobs on Facebook allows employers to “reach qualified candidates where they’re already spending their time—on Facebook. Job postings appear on and link to your Facebook business Page. Potential employees have the chance to learn more about your business and the job opportunity before applying, ensuring you get informed job applicants.” So, Jobs on Facebook is another job search website you can visit to find interesting positions to apply for. However, there are a few easy-to-make mistakes unique to the platform you should avoid. DON’T: Neglect Your Resume Facebook has a profile feature built in, but it’s likely to be missing a few things since you haven’t been using it to …

      Tue, 20 Oct 2020

    • Poll Results: Accountability and Working Remotely

        Working from home gives workers more flexibility but can also be more distracting. Kids, pets, chores, lawnmowers—there’s just a lot going on. We wanted to check in with our readers and see whether they are having difficulties holding themselves accountable when working remotely, so we held a poll. Here’s what they had to say. Seventy-four percent of respondents said they did not have an issue holding themselves accountable. That means only 26% found it hard to manage their time at home. For those who find it difficult to hold themselves accountable, we asked what the toughest challenges are. Here’s a summary of that information, as well as our take on how to overcome those challenges. “Time management: I start off by doing chores, dealing with the dogs, and relaxing, and then it’s hard to find time to start working.” If this sounds familiar, don’t worry! You’re not alone. Managing your work-from-home schedule isn’t easy, especially when you factor chores and pets into the mix. Start things off by writing …

      Thu, 15 Oct 2020

    • What is it Like to be a Contact Tracer?

      Contact Tracers help support the efforts in stopping the spread of respiratory illnesses, such as COVID-19. Contact Tracers contact individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who may have come in contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 to collect and provide information. This job may work remotely or on-site. But what is it really like to be a contact tracer? To find out, we interviewed a contact tracer team supervisor to better understand their role, the challenges they face, and which skills help them and their team be successful in their job. Providing a Public Health Service in Her Community Inderjit from Carol Stream, IL, serves her community as a contact tracer team supervisor. Her background is in science and health technology and she has a passion to help others. Inderjit explains, “I have a deep sense of commitment to be a positive part of the program.” Her team consists of eight contact tracer specialists. As a supervisor, Inderjit underwent four weeks of full-time training to prepare …

      Tue, 13 Oct 2020