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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First Friday Featured Team Member

This month, we’re featuring CPIBN’s Bookkeeper, Carol Merrill.  You may think you know CPIBN’s resident number cruncher, but how well do you really know her? Meet the Team-Carol Merrill


We don’t need no education.

Being in a management role doesn’t mean you’re just another brick in the company wall, leadership and professional development is critical and vital for individual growth and company growth.  SHRM adds: Leadership development can solve organizational problems. Leadership development can affect the bottom line positively. Leadership development can align leadership style with the current situation. [ ... ]

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Success Stories

Case Study: Mechanical Engineer Career Transition Job elimination is painful, no matter how you look at it. We realize that career transition can be a difficult time and yet also be a time of opportunity.  With CPIBN, every departure is transformed into a success story. We provide transition programs which are uniquely designed and administered to [ ... ]

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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