Placers’ Insights

The Story of the Bucket

by placers on June 28, 2019 in Outside Insights


  The world of business is fast-changing. Fickle, almost. Climates evolve rapidly, markets come and go, consumer demand is continually in flux. Any company that navigates these inherent trials and tribulations with grace isn’t doing so because of sheer dumb luck. They have a secret sauce: Their employees.   The lifeblood of any company is […]

How to Network in Delaware (Without Feeling Awkward)

by placers on June 28, 2019 in Workforce


Networking: A word to truly send chills down your spine. A tired piece of advice that every job seeker receives, but an equally critical part of professional development. While networking is an ever-present buzzword, it can often feel easier said than done. People hear, “go out and network!” but never actually receive actionable tips for […]

The Master Puppeteer

by placers on June 14, 2019 in Outside Insights


“Recently, I was meeting with our recruitment consultant, Freddy, over lunch and I shared this story. Back in the early days of Placers 1.0 and the CBI Group, we set out to propel one of the key tenants of our culture: employee empowerment. We asked ourselves how self-directed our teams could really be. Would they […]

Is it Time to Bring Temporary Talent into Your Workforce Strategy?

by placers on May 31, 2019 in Workforce


Every day, more businesses are realizing the benefits of incorporating temporary talent into their workforce strategy. In fact, a recent survey conducted by the American Staffing Association found that staffing companies employed a record-breaking 3.23 million employees per week in 2018! The reasoning is clear – no organization is immune to the twists and turns […]

Placers Presents: 5 Tips to Nail your Phone or Skype Interview

by placers on April 18, 2019 in Workforce


Phone and Skype interviews are becoming an integral part of the recruitment process in the millennial era. Perhaps, this could be attributed to the huge number of people working remotely and organizations in search of temporary staffing. According to a recent report, remote workers are projected to half of the U.S. workforce by 2027. Phone and Skype […]

Placers Presents: Three Strategies For Preparing For a Job Interview

by placers on March 12, 2019 in Workforce


Is there an important job interview coming up? Whether you’re looking at a temporary staffing position or something more permanent, you’ll want to make a good impression. Doing some prep work can dramatically boost your chances during this stage of the job hunt. Here are three strategies: 1: Do Your Homework You’ve got an opportunity […]

Placers Presents: Are Cover Letters Necessary in 2019?

by placers on March 1, 2019 in Workforce


Cover letters have been a job seeker’s staple for decades, but are they still necessary in the digital age? While it’s true a prospective employer can view your LinkedIn page and read your resume to learn about your skills and experience, a cover letter may actually help get you an interview. According to a 2017 study […]

Placers Presents: Five Tips for Searching for Remote Work

by placers on February 21, 2019 in Workforce


When combined with raising children as a stay-at-home mom or dad, finding a traditional full-time job outside the home may not be the optimal solution. Many parents with young children at home are often faced with the challenge of not being able to work full-time hours, but still want and need to remain in the workforce […]

Placers Presents: Five Tips for a Winning Resume

by placers on February 5, 2019 in Workforce


Do you want to get a potential employer’s attention? Many times, their first impression of you is through your resume. That’s why you want to make sure it grabs attention for all the right reasons. Here are five tips to write a resume that sets you above the competition: Tip 1: Ditch the Templates Resume […]