Placers’ Insights

What Got Me Here Won’t Get Me There

by placers on March 5, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

This visualization represents my work/life story over the past 30 years. I imagine many of you can relate. To me work equaled independence. I started work early. From the age of nine, I had a paper route which I had until I was sixteen. It was hard work; I got up before school to deliver […]

WDEL Interview 2/25/2021

by placers on February 25, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris was able to be on WDEL this week to discuss the most recent unemployment and jobs report numbers and how they are shifting from last year’s impact. He also talks about what jobs and industries are still going strong with recovery and which ones are still waiting but could be back soon. Chris shared […]

The lost art of service: Creating Nth degree experiences.

by placers on February 19, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

In a world of self-service portals and customer service lines that proudly announce “that your call is important to us. There are just 48 callers in front of you, and your wait time 1 hour and 6 minutes” there has to be another way. You know real service when you see it. But how can […]

WDEL Interview 2/11/2021

by ashley on February 11, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris joined WDEL this morning to talk about how the road to recovery in 2021 is going so far. How many people are at work or getting back to work. Chris provides some advice for individuals who have been dealing with long term unemployment and help to get bak to work. Lastly, if you are […]

The Importance of Knowing Yourself

by placers on February 5, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

Where does our confidence come from? How do I “fake it till I make it”? How do I know I am doing the right things with my life? I spend a lot of time with good people, customers, employees, friends, family and outside-inners that find value in our words and podcasts. The questions above are […]

WDEL Interview 1/28/2021

by ashley on January 28, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

This week Chris was able to join WDEL again to discuss the jobless claims report. Even though the number skewed down, Chris shared thoughts about why it’s still high from where it was just a year ago. Peter MacArthur and Chris talked about how the COVID vaccine will start to impact the workforce and employers […]

Lessons in Leadership: Give Your Team Power to Call the Shots

by placers on January 22, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

If we all wrote a letter to our boss and shared how we view their leadership, how would that work out? Could they handle the truth? If you’re a leader, could you? Many leaders have earned their stripes through time and tenure. The title, power, corner office and “control” are prized commodities. But, what if […]

Placers’ Podcast Offers Life Lessons and Ideas on a New Platform

by placers on January 20, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

  Leading Delaware staffing and recruiting agency launches Outside Insights podcast Newark, Delaware – For the past two years, Placers President and Founder Chris Burkhard has shared his thoughts from more than 20 years in the staffing industry to help people do the work necessary to achieve the life they’ve been dreaming of. Using his […]

Let’s Grow Again in 2021

by placers on January 8, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

We’re eight days into January and it seems like all I read about is habit building, resolution setting, and how wellness is the key to my happiness. Now don’t get me wrong, I rock a daily plan, have a gratitude journal, I even review every week religiously for my wins and areas of improvement. And […]

WDEL Interview 1/7/2021

by placers on January 7, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Placers President Chris Burkhard was back again on WDEL to start 2021 off with some tips on finding a new job. If a career change was part of your New Years resolutions, he has some great insight to help out. Chris and Peter MacArthur also talk about the unemployment numbers that are reported out every […]

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