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

A Veteran’s Journey To Find Employment In America

  Paul Smith (not his real name)*  spent nine years in the Army as a mechanic. He was responsible for the diagnostics and maintenance of the highly sophisticated 70-ton Abrams tank, built to dominate the enemy during combat. Although Smith’s title in the Army was Abrams Systems Maintainer, with a rank as Sergeant E 5,… 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  37 years, CPI is still the number one supplier to GD. Why? Because CPI understands how… Read More »

Transitioning From The Military To The Civilian Workforce

We are currently in the midst of a trend in America to hire out-processing military personnel and veterans.  Some of the largest companies in the world, including Apple, Amazon, AT&T, BAE Systems, Chase Bank, Coca Cola, CVS, General Dynamics, Kellogg’s, Microsoft and many, many more, have made hiring veterans a top priority. Why then, do… Read More »