This Is My CPI

Welcome to the “This Is My CPI” series! We are taking you inside CPI for a look at what we do, who we work with and why.  Over the next several months, we’ll be sharing new interviews, job seeking tips and tricks, clients stories and much, much more. Stay tuned! Interested in learning more about…

Why Make A New Year’s Resolution?

It’s getting to be about that time. Maybe you’ve already gotten a head start on making your New Year’s resolution list. Or maybe you categorically refuse to participate in the ubiquitous tradition of self-denial or self-improvement.  Love it or hate it, we can not escape the New Year’s resolution. Even if we flat out refuse…

Staying Positive In A Negative World

As the election draws closer (we are only weeks away) most of us are probably thinking the same thing, “how did our country end up in such a negative place?” According to multiple polls, both candidates are the most unfavorable and least liked candidates in US history.  Each candidate has spent countless hours and millions…

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 On Social Media

The information age ushered in the Internet and all things online, including social media.  In the early 1990s, the World Wide Web was developed for commercial purposes. Every company, large and small started to develop their online presence by building websites with home pages or virtual store fronts. Today, our children are growing up in…

Job Hopping

The Millennial generation has embraced job hopping. Most Millennials will stay in a job less than three years, according to a Canadian study, which examined the frequency in which Millennials change jobs and employers relative to previous generations. In fact, 91% of all Millennials will move on to their next job before the 4 year…

You Can Learn Just About Anything!

If you tune into social media, especially LinkedIn, you are bound to see an inspirational catch phrase about how important it is to stay positive and never give up. We are all working towards some goal in our life, either personally or professionally.  And while it’s nice to see an inspirational message pop up as…

Getting Past The Fear Of Public Speaking

How many people do you know that love to get up in front of a group of people and give a speech? Out of the hundreds of people in your immediate network, there may be one or two people who can tolerate or even enjoy public speaking. And then there are the rest of us….