Express Employment Professionals Recognized with ClearlyRated’s 2021 Service Excellence Awards

Express Employment Professionals makes it our mission to help good people find good work. Our commitment to providing great service to employees and clients has been recognized by ClearlyRated with the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards.

Express also received Best of Staffing Talent Diamond Award for providing superior service to candidates for at least five consecutive years.

In partnership with presenting sponsor CareerBuilder and gold sponsors Indeed and Talent.com, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners are proven industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and candidates. (more…)

Question of The Month: Do You Support A Minimum Wage of $15/Hour?

Recently, there’s been talk about a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour. Some are excited about this change, while others are less so.

Given that this issue impacts many of our readers, we wanted to see what you had to say. Let us know your thoughts about a minimum wage of $15 an hour by voting in our poll!

3 Ways Contract Work Assignments Can Advance Your Career

Whether you’re between jobs, looking for a more flexible work arrangement, or just testing the waters of something different, short-term, contract work assignments are a great way to advance your career. Contract work comes in all shapes and sizes. And for those professionals who embrace the opportunity, the reward is often much more than a foot in the door for the job of their dreams. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

Thinking About Changing Careers? Watch for the Job Spotlight eBook

Every month here on Job Journey, we release a Job Spotlight article that breaks down one of the most popular jobs in today’s workforce. Next week, we’re releasing the Job Spotlight eBook, chock-full of information on careers you’re interested in, including compensation, job responsibilities, and more!

In the meantime, we’d like to help you figure out the kind of job you want. What matters to you? Is it the company culture? Your job duties? A certain kind of leadership style? Once you’ve answered those questions, you’ll be able to narrow your search to find the ideal job. (more…)