Placers’ Insights

Knowledge is Our Equalizer

by placers on July 10, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

While 2020 is a year we might hope to forget – we will always remember the realities faced and the lessons learned. Why does it seem like the issues, challenges, and obstacles keep coming relentlessly? That behind every crisis is another one waiting to greet us.First, a virus turned global pandemic, then the economic fallout […]

WDEL Interview 7/9/2020

by placers on July 9, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris was able to join WDEL again this Thursday to talk about how to best apply for jobs online as well as how to tailor what you are sending to potential employers in order to make sure you get an edge.    

How to be a hero in the year 2020

by placers on June 26, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

Superheroes of comic books and Marvel movies wear costumes and save the world from evil. Most come from humble beginnings and experience the injustices of their world first-hand. Their experiences forge their character and will in ways that enable them to later protect and fight for the rights of others. Think of Superman as he […]

WDEL Interview 6/18/2020

by placers on June 18, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris joined WDEL this morning once again. This week they discussed how the job search has changed and perhaps some mistakes that are being made because of the changes. He also provides some wonderful books to further self education and skill development. Check out www.myplacers.com for more information on Chris and the Placers mission.   […]

Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

by placers on June 12, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

Over the past two decades, my personal secret to success has been a simple one. To outwork and outlearn everyone else as best I can. This is so much a part of me; therefore, it is also a part of our Placers DNA. Part of our purpose at Placers is to serve our customers, including […]

WDEL Interview 6/11/2020

by placers on June 11, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris Burkhard was on WDEL again on Thursday 6/11/20 and he discussed a checklist for your job search, background and employment checks, making your resume and cover letter stick out from others, and keeping your head up when it can be tough to keep searching.    

WDEL Interview 6/4/2020

by placers on June 4, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris Burkhard is on WDEL on 6/4/2020 for an interview to share knowledge, tools for success, and information all of us will find useful during this uncertain time. We can sometimes be impatient, especially when it comes to a job search, but Chris shares some next steps that will be useful in regard to what […]

The Human Factor, Trust Me

by placers on May 29, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

In business, as in life, there is a hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow proposed that we have physiological needs (air, water, food, etc.), safety needs (security, health, employment, etc.), love and belonging needs (friends, family, co-workers), esteem needs (respect, status, recognition, etc) and finally self-actualization (a desire to become the most that we can be). […]

WDEL Interview 5/28/2020

by placers on May 28, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Our President, Chris Burkhard, speaks to the following questions during his interview with WDEL on 5/28/2020. These questions are racing through our minds during this time at home, whether we are laid off, unemployed, or simply looking for a change: I have sent my resume in for a job, now what? How do I build […]

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