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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

CPI Wins Veteran Owned Small Business Of The Year, SBA, Michigan

CPI was recently bestowed the honor of Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year, 2016 from the Michigan Small Business Administration. “As a veteran owned company, CPI has been working to put out processing military personnel and veterans to work for more than 34 years,” said Jim Cowper, president, CPI. “This company was born out… 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 »