Do You Really Need A College Degree?

Long before student’s graduate from high school, they begin the arduous task of determining what they want to do with their lives. And even more difficult, there are people with five or 10 years of work experience, without advanced education, who are now facing down sizing and termination; despite the upswing in the economy. The… Read More »

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… Read More »

Another Job Interview? Be Ready!

So you’re on the hunt for a new job? Or maybe your CPI recruiter just called and you have an interview next week! Now what? There are so many books on prepping for an interview that it could potentially take you at least a couple of years to read through all of them and thats… Read More »

How Millennials Are Shaping The Staffing Industry

By 2020, Millennials will make up 75% of the working population. How is the term Millennial defined, and what does it mean for the future of staffing? A name given to the generation born between 1982 and 2004, this group was labeled as Millennial because they were born at or around the new millennium –… Read More »

New Year – New Job #DreamBig

Home Most of us make New Years resolutions. Maybe you want to lose some weight. Maybe youve finally decided to quite smoking come January 1, 2016. Or maybe you simply want to work on creating a better balance between your work and home life. And then there are those of us who are looking to… Read More »

Networking During The Holidays

Home Its that time of year! Most of us are gearing up to attend one or more holiday parties. While you may be tempted to skip all the merriment and stay home in your pajamas, here is something to consider: according to ABC news, 80% of jobs are obtained through some type of networking opportunity.… Read More »

Knowledge And Networking

Home Have you ever heard the phrase, “its not what you know, its who you know?” The phrase is misleading and it’s not an either or proposition. Its 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… Read More »