#HappyJobHunting – Networking For Your Career

From the late 2000s to the early 2010s, the United States suffered from what experts coined as “The Great Recession.” During this troubling period in US history, the unemployment rate slowly reached 9.5%, and then peaked at 10.0% in the months after the recession was officially over. Ever resilient, our nation slowly clawed its way…

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…

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…

Staying Productive At Work Even When You Don’t Want To

We all have days when we just can’t get anything done. We’ve all been there. You can’t seem to concentrate on anything, and you can think of at least a dozen other places that you’d rather be. So what to do? Theoretically, you’ve got 8 to 10 hours ahead of you, as you dread another…

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…

Why Giving Back Should Be A Way Of Life

  Have you ever done something for someone else without expecting anything in return? How did your act of selflessness make you feel? Did you experience the “high” that often comes with volunteering or helping others, much like the “high” that comes from exercise?  Did you go to bed that night feeling fantastic with a…