Winter Wonder

Congratulations, you’ve made it to mid-January. The holidays are behind you and you’re only 63 days away from the first day of spring! But if you’re like many of us (and especially if you live in an area of the country that gets a lot of cold, ice and snow) the days seem longer than…

The Evolution Of CPI

It’s year end here at CPI with October 31, 2017 marking the end of our 35th fiscal year. It’s been a banner year for CPI – with the finance and accounting team reporting one of the best financial years to date.   So we thought we’d take a look and what makes CPI so successful and…

CPI Wins Elite Award From Best And Brightest Committee 2016

Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) was honored by the Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Places To Work For Committee with an elite award for recruitment, selection and orientation, at the Best and Brightest awards ceremony on September 23, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. CPI’s focus on veteran recruitment, placement and retention was cited…

Personal Branding

Maybe you’re familiar with the term brand as it relates to your cereal or your cell phone. We all have brands that we like or we are loyal too. Most of us understand that companies spend money to “brand” a particular item. Who among us doesn’t at least know what Coke is? But today, there’s…

ABC’s Person Of The Week, Colonel Larry Phelps Works For CPI

When the lights click on at the Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) offices long before 8 a.m., the CPI staff sets to work with one goal in mind, to put veterans to work. A global staffing company founded by Steve York in 1982, and headquartered in Waterford, Michigan, CPI has spent more than 33 years partnering…

CPI Wins National Best And Brightest Companies To Work For 2015 Award

CPI has been named the nation’s Best and Brightest Company To Work For 2015. CPI competed against numerous national companies in the category of small business and came out the winner. “We are honored to receive this national award, and we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to our employees and our veterans by investing…

The Passenger

Home In late summer/early fall 2015, CPI became certified as a veteran owned small business by The Department of Veterans Affairs (SVOB) and the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC). These certifications gave CPI the validation and cache to move forward in our community and throughout the world, to help other businesses fulfill their desires…

CPI Receives NVBDC Certification! Now What?

CPI recently received a very important certification from the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC); verifying that CPI is a veteran owned business. So what is NVBDC certification and why is it important for CPI to obtain such credentials? The NVBDC was created for the purpose of providing a credible and reliable certifying authority that…