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… Read More »

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, nice guys finish last. Or how about you cant 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… Read More »

CPI Wins Elite Award From Best And Brightest Committee 2016

Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) was honored by the Metropolitan Detroits 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. CPIs focus on veteran recruitment, placement and retention was cited… Read More »

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 doesnt 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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Do You Have Grit?

Theres 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… Read More »

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 »

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 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 »