Category: Outside Insights

WDEL Interview 6/4/2020

by placers on June 4, 2020 in WDEL Radio


Chris Burkhard is on WDEL on 6/4/2020 for an interview to share knowledge, tools for success, and information all of us will find useful during this uncertain time. We can sometimes be impatient, especially when it comes to a job search, but Chris shares some next steps that will be useful in regard to what […]

The Human Factor, Trust Me

by placers on May 29, 2020 in Outside Insights


In business, as in life, there is a hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow proposed that we have physiological needs (air, water, food, etc.), safety needs (security, health, employment, etc.), love and belonging needs (friends, family, co-workers), esteem needs (respect, status, recognition, etc) and finally self-actualization (a desire to become the most that we can be). […]

WDEL Interview 5/28/2020

by placers on May 28, 2020 in WDEL Radio


Our President, Chris Burkhard, speaks to the following questions during his interview with WDEL on 5/28/2020. These questions are racing through our minds during this time at home, whether we are laid off, unemployed, or simply looking for a change: I have sent my resume in for a job, now what? How do I build […]

The Next Migration, Are you ready to play a game?

by placers on May 15, 2020 in Outside Insights


  We are all human.  We expect our needs and wants to be met.  I believe you know what I am talking about.  As you went about your Pre-COVID life you had wants like a new truck, travel, an active vacation, or that next promotion; perhaps, this all seems less important now. The world as […]

WDEL Interview 5/14/2020

by placers on May 14, 2020 in WDEL Radio


Our president, Chris Burkhard, not only shares advice about what to do if you’re recently laid off, but also what it really means when someone mentions updating your resume. He also touches on networking advice within this interview on WDEL on Thursday, May 14th.  

WDEL Interview 5/7/2020

by placers on May 7, 2020 in WDEL Radio


Chris Burkhard discusses employment shifts with the pandemic and offers some information for the workers in our area during his interview with WDEL this morning. You can hear it here!

The Great Reboot

by placers on May 1, 2020 in Outside Insights


Have you had that frustrating moment when your computer screen freezes as if suspended in time? Lately, our Zoom screens lock mid-sentence making our faces look contorted and unnatural. Our lives and interactions are being played out over grainy pixels. Oh, what a difference a few weeks makes to our ability to adapt, thrive, and survive? The quarantine of […]

How will you re-enter the workforce post-quarantine?

by placers on April 17, 2020 in Outside Insights


I’ve been joking that it feels like the last 30 days require a daily business plan; things have been changing that quickly. We ask, “what is our priority today and do we have the focus and ability to get it done?”. I feel like Bill Murray in the movie, Groundhog Day, but my day is spent […]

Abundance in the time of COVID-19

by placers on April 3, 2020 in Outside Insights


In the material world of late, we have seen what fear and anxiety can do to us. The concept of hoarding has become the new normal. Good, everyday citizens are feeling the need to acquire mass quantities of essential items: milk, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and bleach. The supply chain can’t quite catch up and […]