Placers’ Insights

What is Your Legacy?

by placers on April 29, 2022 in Outside Insights


How you conduct yourself along your life journey, determines how your story will unfold. This is a basic law of the universe—we get what we give and, ultimately, we are what we believe. It’s a self fulfilling prophecy. If we think negatively, we open ourselves up to negative experiences. If we lead from a place […]

Leadership Lessons: A Commitment to Culture- Outside Insights Podcast Episode #20

by placers on April 15, 2022 in Outside Insights


A culturally driven work environment starts with a mindset that bonds life thinking with career thinking. This is a concept that serial entrepreneur and Outside Insights regular, Alan Burkhard, discussed during our latest podcast chat – the last in his 12-part leadership series. I summarize our discussion on culture-driven mindsets below. Be sure to click […]

WDEL Interview 4/7/2022

by placers on April 7, 2022 in WDEL Radio


Happy Thursday Everyone! Placers President Chris Burkhard joined WDEL’s Peter MacArthur today to talk about the current job market. Chris discussed if cover letters are still necessary when you apply for a job. Also with the amount of job opportunities that are present today, what that means with inflation as well as the unemployment numbers […]

What Are Your 3 Critical Life Lessons?

by placers on April 1, 2022 in Outside Insights


I am frequently asked about what gives me sustainable motivation and energy. How do I continuously keep my long-term goals top of mind and how do I recover from life’s setbacks and get back on track? When it comes to reaching our goals, all of us have setbacks – we get sick, we lose steam, […]

WDEL Interview 3/10/2022

by placers on March 10, 2022 in WDEL Radio


Placers President Chris Burkhard was able to be on WDEL Delaware’s Morning News with Peter MacArthur this morning. They discussed the changes in the job market. What is important to job seekers based on what Placers has been hearing from candidates. How many jobs are available right now in the job market and how to […]

Workation in Wydaho

by placers on March 4, 2022 in Outside Insights


Recently, I read one of my Outside Insights articles from two years ago where I wrote about the importance of appreciating the small stuff around you. Reflexively I thought, who was that guy? And how did he get to a place where he had time to actually appreciate the small things in life? Two years […]

WDEL Interview 2/17/2022

by placers on February 17, 2022 in WDEL Radio


Chris was able to join WDEL’s Peter MacArthur this Thursday morning to talk on the job market and searching for your next job. He shared thoughts on how the job market is rebounding early in 2022 and the changes to Delaware’s mask mandates in the last week. Lastly, if you are searching for new position, […]