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. 

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    Nonprofit Guide

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

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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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    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. 

    • Poll Results: How Hard Will It Be to Find a Job in 2021?

      The job market changed across the country in 2020, with many job seekers having to change their approach to the hunt. We wanted to know how difficult our readers expected finding a job to be in 2021, so we conducted a poll to find out. The Results Forty-two percent of respondents say finding a job in 2021 would be “somewhat difficult.” Twenty-six percent think it will be “somewhat easy.” Another 26% believe it will be “hard.” Just 6% believe it will be “easy.” What Does It Mean? It’s no surprise that many job seekers would expect it to be somewhat difficult to find a job in 2021. However, in a press release put out by Express Employment Professionals, 46% of hiring decision makers said they planned to increase their company’s number of employees, up from 31% a year ago. This means 46% of business leaders are expecting to increase hiring in 2021, while only 32% of job seekers expect finding a job will be easy to some degree. Although finding …

      Tue, 26 Jan 2021

    • Job Spotlight eBook Now Available!

      When you’re starting a new career, it’s tough to figure out where to start. There are so many jobs out there in a variety of industries, all with differing compensation, education requirements, and responsibilities. That’s why we created the Job Spotlight eBook: Are You Ready for a New Career? In the eBook we detail 20 of the most in-demand jobs in four main categories: Professional, Office Services, Light Industrial, and Skilled Trades. Here are the jobs that are covered: PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS Accountant Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist Graphic Designer Market Research Analyst Sales Manager OFFICE SERVICES POSITIONS Claim Service Representative Customer Service Representative Data Entry Specialist Human Resources Generalist Medical Administrative Assistant LIGHT INDUSTRIAL POSITIONS General Construction Worker Grounds Maintenance Order Filler Shipping and Receiving Clerk Warehouse Worker SKILLED TRADES POSITIONS CDL Driver Forklift Operator HVAC Technician Mechanic Welder If you’re interested in learning more, check out the Job Spotlight eBook at Do you have any other questions about the Job Spotlight eBook? Let us know in the comments section below!

      Thu, 21 Jan 2021

    • How to Ask for a Reduction in Hours

      Maybe when you started this job you thought it was going to be a standard nine to five. Or perhaps you want to spend more time at home with your family. Regardless of reason, you’re working more hours than you anticipated or want to work, and it’s getting in the way of your schoolwork, family time, or other responsibilities. As a salaried employee, it’s time to have a frank discussion with your manager about cutting back your hours. But how do you start that conversation? We’re here to help. Know Your Worth If you’re a great employee, recognize that. Employees who put out solid work are valuable to a company. Research your job and average pay in your area before meeting with your boss. Once you’ve established your worth, write it all down on paper. You want to prove to your boss and the rest of the company you’re a great employee, and sometimes that requires data. Projects you excelled on, ways you increased productivity, etc. Convincing your boss to …

      Tue, 19 Jan 2021