Placers’ Insights

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 […]

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 […]