Recruiting Passive Candidates

Recruiting and staffing professionals spend their careers working to connect the right candidate with the right employment opportunity.  Recruiters do this by seeking out candidates who are actively looking for new opportunities. But sometimes the best suited candidates are already employed. Persuading them to make a career move can be tough, but it’s not impossible….

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 – Part 2

Economic Crisis Throughout its 35 year history, CPI has had its ups and downs. Like many other small companies in Metro Detroit, CPI was and is part of the tiered supplier system supporting defense, automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and technology. When the stock market crashed in 2008 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 777.68 points…

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…

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…

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, “nice guys finish last.”  Or how about “you can’t play it safe if you want to get ahead.”   And somewhere along the line, many of us received the message that we had to be ruthless to climb to the top of an organization.  So is it true? Do nice…

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…

Welcome Fall! How Will You Turn The Page?

For many, Labor Day weekend signals the unofficial start of fall. But as we all know, the season of summer doesn’t end until  Wednesday, September 21.  But no matter what the calendar says, the feeling of summer seems to end as Labor Day comes to a close.  As we face the new work week after…