Placers’ Insights

History Repeats Itself: The Power of the Job Seeker

by placers on June 11, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

Welcome to Summer 2021, many have money to spend, time in their vacation banks and freedom to explore. If you’re like me, and like many, taking time off has created genuine stomach churning angst. Thoughts like “I might miss something”, “I might look like I don’t care about my team or my company” can run […]

WDEL Interview 6/10/2021

by placers on June 10, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris joined WDEL once again this week and talked about the continuing unemployment recovery. As more states continue to open back up to a pre-COVID status and vaccines are more available, Chris shares his thoughts on how companies are operating with asking/requiring employees to get the vaccine. He also talked about teenagers looking for summer […]

WDEL Interview 5/20/2021

by placers on May 20, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Placer’s President Chris Burkhard was able to join WDEL’s Peter MacArthur this week to discuss the continuing recovery efforts and how it effects employment here in Delaware. Chris shared his thoughts on trends of recovery and unemployment numbers continuing to make progress in the right direction. The staffing industry has been seeing some anxiety and […]

A Life Without Limits

by placers on May 14, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

Close your eyes and imagine what life would be like if you woke up each day and lived life as if you had no limits? As if closing the gap between where you are and where you want to be was well within your reach. The system of life keeps us “on the rails”. As […]

The New Rules of Work

by placers on April 30, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

In business, there are assets, things that add or increase in value, and there are liabilities, things that must be paid for or are a cost to the business. All employees have the opportunity to be real assets – but not all employees are working to their full potential. Be an asset. Grow yourself, be […]

WDEL Interview 4/29/2021

by ashley on April 29, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris was able to rejoin WDEL’s Peter MacArthur this week after about a month away. They talked about the lowering unemployment report numbers that we released. They talked about the struggles that job seekers are facing when trying to get back to work. What are employers focusing on when trying to rehire people as well. […]

Leadership Lessons: Racing, Writing, Building a Business

by placers on April 16, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

For this week’s podcast, I sat down with a long-time friend and consistent source of inspiration for me: Joe Clancy, owner of ST Publishing. In this podcast, Joe shares many lessons applicable for life and business. I’m confident you’ll find nuggets of wisdom that you can apply to your life today. It goes without saying […]

How Do You Measure A Successful Life Lived?

by placers on April 2, 2021 in Outside Insights

 

At face value, the definition of success can feel pretty narrow. Growing up, many of us are told that to be successful we need to go to college, land a well-paying job, work up the ladder, receive hefty raises, contribute to our 401(k) and then retire with a healthy retirement and time to finally do […]

WDEL Interview 3/25/2021

by placers on March 25, 2021 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris was able to join WDEL this week and talked about the unemployment numbers and how the recovery is trending as we continue into 2021. He also gave some advice to job seekers who are looking to rejoin the workforce after taking a longer absence to care for a family member during COVID. Lastly, a […]

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