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First Friday Featured Team Member

This month, we’re featuring CPIBN’s Senior Career Counselor and Lead Trainer, Todd Nicholas.  You may think you know CPIBN’s resident outdoorsman, but how well do you really know him? Meet the Team-Todd Nicholas


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When Networking Gets Social

Not your parents’ Thursday at the Square anymore, Queen City Social has taken the weekly Thursday night happy hour and given it the Buffalo renaissance make-over.  New restaurants, local sponsors, and local bands will be showcasing Fountain Square, Buffalo’s professionals now have another reason to enjoy downtown every Thursday from June 30th-August 4th. With over 85% of [ ... ]

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But first, let me take a selfie

While June 21st is National Selfie Day, and CPIBN takes selfies VERY seriously, your selfie LinkedIn profile picture may be the reason you’re not getting any calls back for your submitted job applications. Some top tips and best practices in choosing a picture for your LinkedIn profile (while keeping in mind that a professional headshot is [ ... ]

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CPI’s New CEO

We are excited to introduce Doug Matthews as the new President & CEO of Career Partners International! “When I had the opportunity to meet with several of CPI’s equity partners, it became abundantly clear that CPI’s commitment to incredible client service with intense integrity surpassed any that I had experienced in my entire career,” Matthews said. [ ... ]

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Start of a New Season

Welcome to the new CPIBN blog page!  In honor of Shea’s Performing Arts Center’s new makeover and our 30th Anniversary, we decided that we needed a better place to bring helpful and motivational information to our candidates, clients, WNY, and beyond!  While we may not have the same visual impact as Jessie and Katey, the [ ... ]

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Success Stories

Case Study: Manufacturing Facility Succession Plan Succession planning helps a company answer the questions: Do I have the right people? Who should I develop? Where are the talent gaps? Who do I need to hire? Assessing an organization to determine the talent capabilities of their current staff to develop a plan for future initiatives and [ ... ]

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First Friday Featured Team Member

This month, we’re featuring CPIBN’s “Hub of the Universe,” Shelley Stoeckl.  As the first smiling face you see walking into the CPIBN building, you may think you know our Office Manager, but how well do you really know her? Meet the Team-Shelley Stoeckl


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The Business of Racing

Every business should function as a well-oiled machine.  Ask any of the 33 drivers who participated in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 this past weekend how they made it through the month of May and they will point you in the direction of their garages and team warehouses.  The business world and racing [ ... ]

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First Friday Featured Team Member

This month we are spotlighting our Executive Search practice area.  Some of you may know MaryEllen Carlo, our Director of Search Services, but how well do you really know her? Meet the Team-MaryEllen Carlo


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First Friday Featured Team Member

This month we are spotlighting our Leadership practice area.  Some of you may know Roberta Bemiller, our Leadership Development Consultant/Coach, but how well do you really know her? Meet the Team-Roberta Bemiller