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…

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…

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….

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…

Recruiters Are People Too

CPI recruiters work hard everyday to find you a great job. They are always doing the next right thing!

Knowledge And Networking

Home Have you ever heard the phrase, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know?” The phrase is misleading and it’s not an either or proposition. It’s both. The need to obtain credentials and maintain continuous education has never been more important. There are two reasons for this. First, if you want to stay…

The Secrets To Success – 7 Tips To Finding Your Dream Job

Although the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.3% in July 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons were down 0.9% point or 1.4 million respectively. Although there are many more factors to be considered when analyzing the health of the U.S. job market, it’s…