Placers’ Insights

How to Deal with Self-Limiting Beliefs

by placers on February 4, 2022 in Outside Insights


Self-limiting beliefs are the assumptions or perceptions we have about ourselves and the way the world works. These assumptions are “self-limiting” because by holding on to these beliefs, we are in some way holding ourselves back from achieving our goals. An all-too common example of a self-limiting belief among young leaders often sounds like: “I […]

WDEL Interview 1/27/2022

by Jason Mathews on January 27, 2022 in WDEL Radio


Chris joined WDEL’s Delaware Morning News with Peter MacArthur this morning for the first time in 2022 and they discussed the impact that Omicron has been having on the job market. Additionally, Chris shared about remote and working from home job opportunities continuing in the future. Placers is known for being a coach to the […]

It Takes a Second to Say Goodbye to 2021

by placers on January 7, 2022 in Outside Insights


As we rang in the new year last week, we also waved goodbye to 2021. Under the sounds of cheering, fireworks, and the classic Auld Lang Syne – it was hard not to feel a little hesitation amongst the hope. We’re two years into pandemic life and it’s easy to make a list of what […]

Gratitude & Grieving: Honor Your Feelings During the Holidays

by placers on December 22, 2021 in Outside Insights


“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not […]

WDEL Interview 12/16/2021

by Jason Mathews on December 16, 2021 in WDEL Radio


Placers President Chris Burkhard joined WDEL this week one more time in 2021. Chris talked about the economy’s recovery and being back to “full employment”. Additionally, Chris talks about the shift from the Great Resignation to the Great Realization and what that means for employees and employers. We hope you enjoy the information and happy […]

WDEL Interview 11/18/2021

by Jason Mathews on November 18, 2021 in WDEL Radio


Chris joined WDEL this morning to talk about vaccine mandate guidance and overviews of the program that is proposed. Host Peter MacArthur also asked about the unemployment numbers coming closer the pre-pandemic levels and what that could mean for the job market. Lastly, Chris shared his thoughts about how to retain staff during the Great […]