The CPI TIP Referral Program

CPI’s candidate referral program provides financial incentive to CPI employees for referring someone they know for employment with CPI.

Here’s To Another 35 Years!

In 1982, the price of a gallon of gas was $1.22.  The unemployment rate was at 9.7%. The average cost of a new house was $82,200.  Time Magazine named the Man of the Year as the computer.  The first ever CD player was sold in Japan. Emoticons were created at Carnegie Mellon University.  Michael Jackson…

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…

Happy Veterans Day

November 11 is a day which all Americans set aside to honor anyone who has ever donned a military uniform and served our great nation. We owe them a sincere debt of gratitude. As a veteran owned company, Veterans Day is particularly poignant and close to the hearts and minds of everyone who comes to…

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…

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…

Do You Have Grit?

There’s a good deal of talk these days about what it takes to make it in the fiercely competitive job market. Whether you are looking for a job or working full time, there has been a shift in the employment landscape, which suggests that your jobs could just disappear, and you would be put 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…