The Truth about Your Age and Your Value to Employers

Many job search candidates are over 45, and concerned that their age is a large obstacle to finding a job. Research indicates that this is not the reality in today’s job market. Mature workers bring value: they are able to make better decisions, train/mentor others, and work as part of a team. They bring a [ ... ]

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The Multiple Phases of Negotiating a Job Offer

You may believe that the negotiation of a job offer begins after that offer has been extended.  A careful review followed by the decision of which components you wish to negotiate followed by your counter-offer.  Basically, getting an offer (in writing) and then turning it into more!  And you would be absolutely correct in doing [ ... ]

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You are not selling your job title!

During times of career transition we often wonder what’s next. Who will hire me? Will I make enough money to pay the bills? Most job seekers move directly to resume development and networking. If the goal is to identify a quality career that is right for you at this time of your life, then it [ ... ]

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Extra, Extra! New Assessment Offering!

Have you ever wondered what motivates people to behave the way they do in the workplace? Our Leadership Development Consultant/Coach, Roberta Bemiller, recently return from a FIRO-B (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation Behavior) certification workshop where she gained valuable insight into 3 unique interpersonal needs that strongly motivate us.  The assessment measures our need to belong [ ... ]

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Hiring Trends: 2017

With a job market that is continuing to improve, CPIBN and CPI agree with Forbes’ Dan Schwabel’s best practices for hiring and retention in 2017: 1. Improved Candidate, Employee Experiences 2. The Rise Of The Blended Workforce 3. Reviews Evolve From Annual To Continuous 4. Millennials Meet Gen Z 5. Augmented, Virtual Reality Revolutionize Recruiting and Training 6. [ ... ]

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Auld Lang Syne

It truly has been an amazing 2016.  We got a new look, celebrated our 30th Anniversary, were a part of the inaugural DisruptHR, welcomed a new CPIBN staff elf, enjoyed volunteering and giving back to our Buffalo community, and so much more! Thank you to all of our clients, partners, friends, and community peers for [ ... ]

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#GivingTuesday

‘Tis the season! The giving season, that is!  While “giving back” is typically synonymous with the winter holiday season, people (and companies!) are finding the importance of volunteering and spreading of good will throughout the year.  Volunteering can actually help advance a person’s career or a company’s growth! Five ways volunteering can advance your career: [ ... ]

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Success Stories

Case Study: The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation At CPIBN we provide experienced, full-time, professional search consultants ensuring strict confidentiality and a targeted search approach aligning candidate competencies, motivation, and fit with each client’s unique talent needs, organizational goals, and culture.  With our competency modeling process, you will gain an understanding of the traits and [ ... ]

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First Friday Featured Team Member

For our last First Friday Featured Team Member, we’re featuring Kate McCoy.  You may think you know CPIBN’s newest staff member, but how well do you really know her? Meet the Team – Kate McCoy


A Must Read to Lead

There are countless leadership books, manuals, and “Bibles” that are published and updated each year, but which ones create the most immediate impact?  Are the most helpful?  Foster the most change? There are the rare few that have stood the test of time while others, including those written by celebrities turned leadership gurus, have created leadership [ ... ]

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