Engineers Wanted – Top Engineering Careers To Consider

  The U.S. has approximately 1.6 million engineering jobs that pay $42 per hour in median wages. Civil engineers account for the most jobs of any engineering field (274,000 in 2014), followed closely by mechanical engineers (264,000) and industrial engineers (229,000). Those three engineering jobs, plus electrical engineers and electronics engineers make up two-thirds of…

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…

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…

The Big Business Of Security Clearances

Have you ever wondered about Secret and Top Secret jobs?  What are they? What are the history/origins of security clearances? What do people with Secret and Top Secret clearances do for a living? What type of information do they have access to? What’s the difference between Secret and Top Secret? What does it cost to…

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…

CPI: Working With Defense Clients

In 1982, Steve York started Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) with a focus on providing technical solutions to the defense industry, in particular General Dynamics, one of the largest defense companies in the United States of America. After more than  34 years, CPI is still the number one supplier to GD. Why? Because CPI understands how…

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…