Placers’ Insights

Thank you to the year 2020

by placers on December 23, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

Only in 2020 would we run out of Christmas trees! Yes, 12 foot pines are going for more than a grand if you can find one. We are all so desperate for some normalcy many started bringing in the holiday cheer a little early this year. We are all looking to lift our spirits, have […]

Lessons in leadership: Going against the grain

by placers on December 11, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

I am a firm believer that contrarian thinking often creates positive outcomes. That going against the grain and the opposite direction of the crowd is ok, and oftentimes, how one can find the right answer, direction, or philosophy for living. First off, its crowded going with the masses. Yes, staying in your lane is safe, […]

WDEL Interview 12/10/2020

by placers on December 10, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

After a few weeks away, Chris joined WDEL Thursday morning to talk about where the job market currently is at and the impact it is having on the workforce. Chris shared his thoughts about any fallout or perceived negative impact that the long term unemployment might be having on anyone that could be struggling getting […]

Life Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur

by placers on November 28, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

We all have a gap in our life that we are working to close personally and perhaps professionally. In fact, Outside Insights is dedicated to helping people understand and do the work necessary to achieve the life that they’ve been yearning for. The biggest hesitation I hear from people who want more out of life […]

WDEL Interview 11/12/2020

by placers on November 13, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

This week Chris was able to talk to WDEL’s Peter MacArthur about the latest jobs report. They also talked about what the election results might mean for the future of work and assistance for people in the Mid-Atlantic and all across the country. Chris shared his thoughts on what all goes into a fully remote […]

Ask Yourself: Who needs what?

by placers on November 13, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

This is a quick and simple reminder to add value to your important relationships today. I am sick and tired of politics and the divisive nature of the times. I am not right nor wrong for my views. Nor are you. And how I feel about you does not change when I disagree with you […]

WDEL Interview 11/5/2020

by placers on November 5, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

After a couple of weeks away, Placers President Chris Burkhard joined WDEL once again this week. They talked about the most recent jobs report and the trends that are being seen at this time. Additionally, Chris shared his thoughts on what to do if a job that is being offered is at a lesser pay […]

What We Actually Need from Our Leaders

by placers on October 30, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

The election feels like the exclamation point on the end of a long run-on sentence (otherwise known as the year 2020). We have been through a range of emotions and sticky situations this year. Many of us have gone from fear to frustration, to now what feels like a general sense of anxiety. With so much […]

20,000 Times a Day

by placers on October 16, 2020 in Outside Insights

 

The average human breathes in and out around 20,000 times a day. Recently, I have been feeling extra blessed every morning. I remind myself that today is my privilege and not my right. We all know that the future is not guaranteed. Yet, I’ve noticed that my mindset and actions sometimes show that I forget. […]

WDEL Interview 10/8/2020

by ashley on October 8, 2020 in WDEL Radio

 

Chris joined WDEL once again this week and discussed the recent jobs report and how the economy is recovering based on the numbers. They also talked about networking and power of having a connection when looking for jobs. If you don’t have a connection within a company, Placers can help with that! Chris talked about […]

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