Category: WDEL Radio

WDEL Interview 3/21/2024

by placers on March 21, 2024 in WDEL Radio


  In a recent interview on WDEL, our president Chris Burkhard shared insights into the latest workplace trends and the current job market landscape.   Chris discussed viral workplace lingo like “quiet quitting” and “coffee badging,” highlighting how employees are seeking better work-life balance after the pandemic allowed more flexibility. While the job market remains […]

WDEL Interview 2/22/2024

by placers on February 22, 2024 in WDEL Radio


  Placers President Chris Burkhard joins WDEL’s DelAware to discuss Delaware’s job market status, 2024 hiring trends, changes in degree requirements for state jobs, and insights from his book “Opposite The Crowd” on personal development.   Talking Points: Delaware’s Job Market:    – Delaware’s unemployment rate stands at 4.2%, slightly higher than the national average.    – […]

WDEL Interview 12/15/2023

by placers on December 15, 2023 in WDEL Radio


  Peter MacArthur interviewed Chris Burkhard of Placers Staffing about the current job market and economy. They discussed the latest jobs report, which showed 199,000 jobs added in November. Chris said this is a sustainable level of job growth that could lead to lower interest rates and avoid a recession. He noted the unemployment rate […]

WDEL Interview 10/26/2023

by placers on October 26, 2023 in WDEL Radio


  Placers President Chris Burkhard joined WDEL’s Host Peter MacArthur this Thursday morning. They covered a variety of topics revolving around the workforce and the job market.   The Great Resignation has passed its peak, but it can still be a good time for job seekers to make a change if you are unhappy or […]

WDEL Interview 9/14/2023

by placers on September 14, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Chris Burkhard, President of Placers Staffing, recently joined DelAware for a candid conversation on the current job market and more. Let’s dive into the key takeaways:   Unemployment Insights: Chris sheds light on why a slight increase in unemployment might actually be a positive signal for the job market.   Hybrid Work Realities: With hybrid […]

WDEL Interview 8/24/2023

by placers on August 24, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Check out this engaging radio chat! Hosted by WDEL’s very own Peter MacArthur, this interview features a lively conversation with Chris Burkhard, the President of Placers Staffing in Newark. Tune in to hear their discussion, recorded on a Thursday morning, August 24th. They’re diving deep into the ever-changing job market and the latest workforce trends. […]

WDEL Interview 6/22/2023

by placers on June 22, 2023 in WDEL Radio


In this engaging interview hosted by Peter MacArthur from WDEL, Chris Burkhard, President of Placers, shares valuable insights on the evolving job market dynamics, the puzzling disparity between unemployment rates and job openings, and the emerging role of AI and Chat GPT for job seekers. As the unemployment rate recently spiked and the anticipated recession […]

WDEL Interview 5/25/2023

by placers on May 25, 2023 in WDEL Radio


During a radio interview with WDEL, Placers President Chris Burkhard addresses several important topics related to the job market: 1 – Job creation remains robust, with an impressive 250,000 new jobs added last month, surpassing economists’ expectations. Burkhard discusses the key factors to consider regarding job prospects in the next 3-6 months and whether the […]

WDEL Interview 3/16/2023

by placers on March 16, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Placers President Chris Burkhard was able to join WDEL’s Peter MacArthur this mid-March morning to talk about the job market and economic status today. They talk about how inflation is affecting the job market and career growth. Chris answers the dreaded interview question “So, tell me about yourself…” and have an impact on the interview […]

WDEL Interview 2/23/2023

by placers on February 23, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Chris Burkhard, Placers President, joined WDEL’s Peter MacArthur this morning to continue sharing his insights on the job market. They talked about how to improve your personal branding and online presence to aid in your job searching. Chris also discusses how to manage your career especially as you get closer to the traditional retirement age […]



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