Category: Culture

When You Think of Placers, Think of Margaret

by placers on August 13, 2019 in Culture, Workforce


“Margaret is an example of Placers’ long track record of treating people the right way. Placers would be nothing without the Margarets who represent what we stand for.” -Alan Burkhard, Founder of Placers 1.0   At Placers, we’re proud of our bold orange letters. Over the years they have acted as a beacon to Delaware […]

8 Social media secrets every job seeker should know

by placers on August 11, 2017 in Culture, Job Search Tips


Social media influence has made it an indispensable tool for many job seekers. However, a combination of tact and wit is essential to leverage on the social media advantage in the job market. To start with work on your social media profile to reflect your career objectives. Today most employers will match your resume with […]

Network for Success: Using Social Media to Net Your Dream Job

by placers on June 30, 2017 in Career Advice, Culture, Job Search Tips


While social media sites such as Snapchat and Instagram are best known for their individual engagement, LinkedIn, Facebook and even YouTube and Twitter offer a wealth of opportunities for the intrepid job seeker. Marketers have long practiced the art of self-promotion, but did you know that you can find all types of lucrative positions on social […]

Hiring and Job Searching Based on Values Fit

by placers on June 30, 2015 in Culture, Staffing


Earlier this month, TechCrunch published a blog called Why A Values Fit Matters More than a Culture Fit. To us at Outside-In® Companies, culture fit and values fit are one in the same. Outside-In® is defined by our values. When we are looking to hire a core team member, we consider how well a candidate’s […]

Join us 1/29: Influencing Cultural Transformation – One Small Step at a Time

by placers on January 2, 2015 in Culture, News


Please join us on Thursday, January 29th (7:30-9AM) for our Outside-In® Talent Seminar featuring guest speaker, Beth Bunting Arnholt. Sometimes change requires large-scale process. But often you can have more impact by creating seemingly small opportunities and leveraging them as catalysts. Beth will share how she influences cultural transformation one step at a time in her role as VP […]

3rd Annual Holiday Infographic

by wpengine on December 11, 2014 in Culture, News


Happy Holidays from Placers & the Outside-In® Companies! We looked back on our year through mint, gold & rose colored glasses. Take a look at our year in numbers through our 3rd Annual Holiday Infographic! [iframe src=”″ height=”4059″ width=”672″ frameborder=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ marginheight=”0″ scrolling=”no”]  

The War on Talent: Tempting the Temp

by wpengine on December 2, 2014 in Culture, Staffing, Workforce


In recent blogs, we discussed both the War on Talent and How to Attract & Engage Contingent Workers and shared how now more than ever, staffing firms and employers need to appeal to qualified candidates. The way in which you market your brand, as well as your clients brand, can either make or break your […]

Stress Less in The Workplace

by wpengine on September 16, 2014 in Culture


Stress is a common occurrence in any workplace regardless of occupation, salary, or environment. If handled poorly (or not handled at all) stress can negatively impact both the employee and the business. Signs of stress include an array of problems such as: headache, apathy, anxiety, fatigue, stomach problems, lack of concentration, and trouble sleeping. According […]

Should You Let Your Employees Work from Home?

by wpengine on September 2, 2014 in Culture, Workforce


Last year, when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer proclaimed that employees would no longer be able to work from home, the great debate began of whether or not remote employees help or hinder business productivity. Many employers started questioning what their employees were really doing at home and if it was ultimately costing their business money. […]



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