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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Benefits Of Failure

Home Most of us dont like to admit that weve failed. Many of us take failure as a personal indictment on who we are as people. But the truth is, there are several benefits to failure. And if viewed in the proper perspective, failure can be viewed as just a stepping stone on the pathway… Read More »

The Job Interview – Take The Time To Really Listen

There is a lot of talking that gets done in the staffing industry. Job seekers are likely ready to give their elevator pitch on a moments notice. Recruiters are out there everyday chatting up their next potential candidate, in hopes that they can facilitate the perfect union.There’s a lot of talking. But is there also… Read More »