Category: Workforce

Placers Presents: Five Tips for a Winning Resume

by placers on February 5, 2019 in Workforce


Do you want to get a potential employer’s attention? Many times, their first impression of you is through your resume. That’s why you want to make sure it grabs attention for all the right reasons. Here are five tips to write a resume that sets you above the competition: Tip 1: Ditch the Templates Resume […]

6th Annual Happy Holidays Infographic

by placers on December 14, 2018 in Workforce


Happy Holidays from Placers! Take a look at our 2018 year in review through our 6th Annual Holiday Infographic!     Take a look at some of our infographics from the past couple of years: 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Placers Presents: How to make the most of your work experience placement.

by placers on November 29, 2018 in Workforce


Millennials have redefined and reshaped the job market environment, entirely. In stark contrast with the previous generations who were mostly motivated by the paychecks, millennials are interested in gaining unique experiences on top of that paycheck. The new generations are seeking engaging jobs where they get to have regular conversations and feedback from their bosses. Ideally, […]

Placers Presents: What The Latest Hiring Trends Mean For Job Hunters

by placers on October 31, 2018 in Workforce


Every job hunter needs to stay in touch with the emerging hiring trends to increase their chances of getting employed. Those that are currently looking for jobs have a hard time convincing employers that they are the best candidates for specific positions. This is because there are plenty of job hunters and employers can hardly […]

My Business Child Turns 17 Today

by placers on August 9, 2018 in Workforce


Seventeen years is a long time.   I don’t even remember what life was like before.   In my opinion, Founders start a business with a cause.   Last week I was conducting a company training session with a great group of new and seasoned employees.  The topic was culture; we strive to be real […]

Placers Presents: Free Budget Advice from an Award Winning Finance Guy

by placers on August 1, 2018 in Workforce


Placers Marketing associate, Sam Ide recently sat down with Mark Olazagasti, a managing partner with Info Solutions, to discuss commonly asked personal finance questions. Info Solutions is an IT services company that specializes in consulting and cloud-based solutions. Mark also started the nonprofit organization YourMoney101, the goal of which is to educate and advise people […]

Placers Presents: 9 Impeccable Tips for Making Temp Jobs Permanent

by placers on July 11, 2018 in Workforce


When companies, SMEs, and organizations need short-term employees, they’ll employ temp workers- also known as contractual workers, “temps,” consultants or freelancers. While there’s no guarantee of those positions parlaying into permanent ones, it’s not impossible if you play your cards right. If you’re searching for work, a temp job is probably the best way to start. […]

Placers Presents: Why Millennials Struggle Finding Jobs and What to Do

by placers on July 3, 2018 in Workforce


Despite being upcoming, in demand generation shaping the world, millennials struggle to find reasonable jobs.  The unemployment rate amongst millennials currently stands at 12.8% which is high compared to the average national unemployment rate of 4.9%. In the U.S., most workplaces expect millennials to acquire adequate experience to replace older generations in key leadership positions. Nevertheless, it’s […]

Q&A: Chris Burkhard on employee retention and attracting workers

by placers on June 29, 2018 in Workforce


What is the best way for a small business to keep turnover low now that the unemployment rate is 4 percent? Today’s workforce places value on work-life balance. For example, being able to work from home when a kid is sick, or being able to stagger hours to have a repair made at the house. […]



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