Placers’ Insights

WDEL Interview 9/14/2023

by placers on September 14, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Chris Burkhard, President of Placers Staffing, recently joined DelAware for a candid conversation on the current job market and more. Let’s dive into the key takeaways:   Unemployment Insights: Chris sheds light on why a slight increase in unemployment might actually be a positive signal for the job market.   Hybrid Work Realities: With hybrid […]

WDEL Interview 8/24/2023

by placers on August 24, 2023 in WDEL Radio


Check out this engaging radio chat! Hosted by WDEL’s very own Peter MacArthur, this interview features a lively conversation with Chris Burkhard, the President of Placers Staffing in Newark. Tune in to hear their discussion, recorded on a Thursday morning, August 24th. They’re diving deep into the ever-changing job market and the latest workforce trends. […]

When I Discovered Self-Care & Never Looked Back

by placers on August 18, 2023 in Outside Insights


“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life. Awakening from the stupefying effects of the vice of […]

The Power of Right Thinking

by placers on July 21, 2023 in Outside Insights


In this insightful chapter of Opposite the Crowd, I had the pleasure of engaging in a rewarding conversation with my dad, Alan Burkhard, on the concept of “right-thinking” and its impact on personal and professional development. Our discussion revolved around the power of aligning one’s thoughts and actions with a clear purpose and set of […]

Why We Should be Change Makers

by placers on June 23, 2023 in Outside Insights


  Over the last 50 years, Placers and the Burkhards have coached, interviewed, and listened to thousands of job seekers who want to make a change. They want to follow a new career path or just want something to change in their day to day. Yet, when it comes time to say yes to a […]

WDEL Interview 6/22/2023

by placers on June 22, 2023 in WDEL Radio


In this engaging interview hosted by Peter MacArthur from WDEL, Chris Burkhard, President of Placers, shares valuable insights on the evolving job market dynamics, the puzzling disparity between unemployment rates and job openings, and the emerging role of AI and Chat GPT for job seekers. As the unemployment rate recently spiked and the anticipated recession […]

Pursuing Adventure, Entrepreneurship, and Financial Freedom with Steven Pivnik- Outside Insights Podcast Episode #33

by placers on June 9, 2023 in Outside Insights


Join host Chris Burkhard in an exciting conversation with Steven Pivnik, who is both a successful entrepreneur and an athlete. They will take you on a fascinating journey that combines adventure, business, and financial freedom. Get ready to be inspired as Steven shares his amazing stories of challenging races, business achievements, and valuable life lessons. […]



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