Personal Branding

Maybe youre familiar with the term brand as it relates to your cereal or your cell phone. We all have brands that we like or we are loyal too. Most of us understand that companies spend money to brand a particular item. Who among us doesnt at least know what Coke is? But today, theres… Read More »

Why Giving Back Should Be A Way Of Life

  Have you ever done something for someone else without expecting anything in return? How did your act of selflessness make you feel? Did you experience the high that often comes with volunteering or helping others, much like the “high” that comes from exercise? Did you go to bed that night feeling fantastic with a… Read More »

Job Hopping

The Millennial generation has embraced job hopping. Most Millennials will stay in a job less than three years, according to a Canadian study, which examined the frequency in which Millennials change jobs and employers relative to previous generations. In fact, 91% of all Millennials will move on to their next job before the 4 year… Read More »

Are You Happy?

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are create equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. United States Declaration Of Independence Most citizens of the United States of America understand that they have the right to… Read More »

How To Write A Winning Resume!

Writing a resume isnt easy, especially when youve never written one before or if you havent kept track of all the projects completed or the skills youve obtained a long the way. The single most important action you can take is to keep a running list of every resume relevant project or skill youve acquired.… Read More »

You’ve Been Ghosted!

So you’ve started to job hunt and you’ve upped your networking game to include at least 3 business related engagements a month. Youve recently attended a local networking event and by fate, you run into the hiring manager of a company youve been interested in working for, for years. You dont want to appear too… Read More »

You Can Learn Just About Anything!

If you tune into social media, especially LinkedIn, you are bound to see an inspirational catch phrase about how important it is to stay positive and never give up. We are all working towards some goal in our life, either personally or professionally. And while its nice to see an inspirational message pop up as… Read More »

Jim Cowper, President, CPI, Testifies Before The Michigan House of Representatives On The Importance Of Hiring Veterans

Home On March 24, 2016, Jim Cowper, president, CPI, along with a team from the Center for Neurological Studies (CNS) testified before the Michigan House of Representatives on creating more effective processes to access our nation’s out processing military personnel and veterans. The CNS team provided testimony on the challenges and solutions associated with the… Read More »

CPI Wins Veteran Owned Small Business Of The Year, SBA, Michigan

CPI was recently bestowed the honor of Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year, 2016 from the Michigan Small Business Administration. “As a veteran owned company, CPI has been working to put out processing military personnel and veterans to work for more than 34 years,” said Jim Cowper, president, CPI. “This company was born out… Read More »

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.… Read More »