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… Read More »

Spring Resolutions

Do you get the urge to launch a self-improvement plan in the spring? Its probably because youve spent the winter doing little more than sitting in your sweat pants watching Scandal or football or maybe both. Think of your spring tune up as a warmer version of your New Years resolution assuming you live in… 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 »

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? Whats the difference between Secret and Top Secret? What does it cost to… Read More »

Personal Finance And The Power Of Education

In 2010 the US Department of Education released a series of recommendations on providing personal finance education in secondary schools. According to Tony Hobman, Chief Executive, Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB), providing personal finance education in schools is the best opportunity to embed a basic understanding of financial matters in our young people. However, there… Read More »

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… Read More »

Staying Positive In A Negative World

As the election draws closer (we are only weeks away) most of us are probably thinking the same thing, how did our country end up in such a negative place? According to multiple polls, both candidates are the most unfavorable and least liked candidates in US history. Each candidate has spent countless hours and millions… 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 »

Staying Productive At Work Even When You Dont Want To

We all have days when we just can’t get anything done. Weve all been there. You cant seem to concentrate on anything, and you can think of at least a dozen other places that youd rather be. So what to do? Theoretically, youve got 8 to 10 hours ahead of you, as you dread another… 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 »