The Evolution Of CPI

Its year end here at CPI with October 31, 2017 marking the end of our 35th fiscal year. Its been a banner year for CPI with the finance and accounting team reporting one of the best financial years to date. So we thought wed take a look and what makes CPI so successful and such… 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 »

CPI: Working With Defense Clients

In 1982, Steve York started Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) with a focus on providing technical solutions to the defense industry, in particular General Dynamics, one of the largest defense companies in the United States of America. After more than 36 years, CPI is still the number one supplier to GD. Why? Because CPI understands how… 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 »

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 »

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… Read More »

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 »