#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…

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….

Happy Job Hunting

Here at CPI, we want all of our future and current candidates to have the very best experience possible. Most importantly, we want to work in tandem with you to make sure that we find you your dream job! While most people understand the basics of the job hunting process (i.e. locate a job posting,…

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…

Transitioning from the Military to the Civilian Workforce – This Is My CPI!

We are currently in the midst of a trend in America to hire out-processing military personnel and veterans.  Some of the largest companies in the world, including Apple, Amazon, AT&T, BAE Systems, Chase Bank, Coca Cola, CVS, General Dynamics, Kellogg’s, Microsoft and many, many more, have made hiring veterans a top priority. Why then, do…

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…

CPI Wins 101 Best & Brightest Companies To Work For Award – Metro Detroit

  Over the years, Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) has taken every employee on all-expense paid vacations, sponsored company wide off-site activities, flown employees in from Arizona for the annual CPI holiday party, provided employees with longevity rewards, and more. In January 2015, Jim Cowper, President, CPI implemented the CPI’s Cool Places to Work Committee. The…