Placers’ Insights

WDEL Interview 9/24/2020

by placers on September 24, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris joined WDEL once again this morning and talked about the unemployment report that was released this week. He shared his thoughts on a ‘risk vs. reward’ point of view when looking at returning to the workforce. As an entrepreneur himself, Chris shared thoughts and advice for anybody looking to potentially start their own venture.

Unlock Your Potential: Live with Intention

by placers on September 18, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

Are you where you want to be in your life? Did you cross all the items off your bucket list? Have all of your dreams been chased? If the answer is yes, yes and yes – congratulations! You can proceed with the rest of your day. But, if you’re like me, you probably answered no […]

WDEL Interview 9/17/2020

by placers on September 17, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris talked about cover letters when you are applying to jobs and the role that they play in your job search. He also talked about the current job market situation with demand for jobs and how people are filling them today. How are people looking at coming back to work while trying to balance all […]

Tired of the Pandemic? Sleep on it.

by placers on September 4, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

I’d like to start this week’s email out with a question for you. If someone offered you a pill that could decrease your chances of cancer and heart disease by more than half, increase your memory and intelligence, decrease anxiety and stress and make you happier with no negative side effects – would you take […]

WDEL Interview 9/3/2020

by placers on September 3, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

This week Placers President Chris Burkhard joined WDEL to continue discussing the employment challenges that are facing in today’s workforce. Chris gave his thoughts on what the most recent unemployment report signifies for future job demand. Also weighs in on what to look for in company culture when searching for jobs.

How Jeremy Saved My Vacation, Summer of 2020

by placers on August 21, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

My week in Block Island was planned when 2020 was looking like any other year. Right now, the idea of a vacation or time away is causing real consternation for many. Those lucky enough to have jobs find themselves exhausted from six months of heads-down work where time off just feels weird – “bad” even? […]

WDEL Interview 8/20/2020

by placers on August 20, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris was able to join WDEL’s Peter MacArthur again and today they talked about how 2020 has made companies and candidates self evaluate how they have done during the pandemic. They also discussed what benefits and aspects of compensation packages should people be looking for as they search for positions.

Exhaustion in the Age of the “New Normal”

by placers on August 7, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

It’s officially August – about six months since news of a formidable virus with a strange name infiltrated the headlines. For six months, we’ve seemingly been in a constant state of alert while adjusting to a “new normal” – one that will never really feel normal. A reality where we’re continually asking ourselves, what comes […]

WDEL Interview 7/30/2020

by placers on July 30, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

After a couple of weeks, Placers President Chris Burkhard rejoined WDEL’s Peter MacArthur to discuss employment trends and unemployment. They talked about how parents can assist their children, perhaps a recent grad who is looking for a job in the current job market. What to do about the $600 additional unemployment funds stopping and what […]

Finding Peace in Chaos

by placers on July 24, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

Here’s the truth, friends – I have a war in my mind that gets fought every day.I am going to bet that I am not alone. 2020 seems to have done this to me and to most people I know – probably even you. We are in a constant state of angst, recharged with every […]

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