For some folks, an office job just isn’t enough. Sitting in a cubicle all day staring at a screen isn’t for them. These individuals really want to get out into the world and build or craft things with their hands. If this sounds like you, here’s a selection of jobs that let you literally have a hands-on experience. (more…)
Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Season 6, Episode 2: Minding The Store General store manager Karen Banks perseveres through the turbulence of losing her employees, and the huge influx of customers coming into her small Vermont town.
We’re still living in a job seekers’ market, which means that companies face intense competition for hiring job applicants. One way for them to compete is by offering better benefits. We wanted to know what benefits mattered to you, our readers, so we held a poll. We also asked employers what benefits they were offering in this tight labor market. Let’s see what you had to say! (more…)
Explore a career as a photographer!
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. (more…)
We’re excited to announce the season six launch of the On the Job Podcast with a brand-new episode! For season six, we’re focusing on how people and businesses are getting back to work. Let’s call it “The Great Transformation.” Employers need people to work more than ever, and we’ll be hearing from people navigating this new normal for themselves as they find their life’s work. Season 6, Episode 1: The Great Transformation
Today is National Skilled Trades Day! On this day, we celebrate those working in skilled trades and the field of skilled trades itself. In celebration of the holiday, we wanted to review what a skilled trade is, as well as a few good reasons to pursue a career in the skilled trades.
So, what is a skilled trade? According to Express Employment Professionals, “At the most basic level, a skilled trade is any job that requires a specialized skill, usually obtained through a technical school, college, or on-the-job training through an apprenticeship or internship.” (more…)