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15 Fun and Interesting Denver Trivia Facts

Posted by: Karen Booher on April 20th, 2021

Denver has so much to offer, including a deep and colorful history. Here are 15 fun facts that are interesting pieces of Denver trivia for all proud Denverites to know: 1.  The Cheeseburger was trademarked in Denver. Louis Ballast, who operated the Humpty Dumpty Barrel Drive-In in Denver at 2776 North Speer Boulevard (now a…

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Administrative Professionals Day – Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Posted by: Karen Booher on April 19th, 2021

Thank you to all of J. Kent Staffing’s administrative professionals! Since 1979, one of our core competencies has been placing administrative professionals in temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct hire job opportunities. We recognize the significant contributions of these individuals in ensuring Denver’s offices run smoothly every day. Ask any successful executive and they will certainly agree…

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Women in the Workplace: One Year After the Pandemic Lockdown

Posted by: Karen Booher on March 25th, 2021

The global theme for International Women’s Day – March 8, 2021 – was “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World”. As a women-owned business, J. Kent Staffing understands the havoc this past year has had on working women. This March, we would like to acknowledge and continue to shed light on…

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70 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Posted by: Karen Booher on March 25th, 2021

Are you in need of a good dose of inspiration? Here is a compilation of motivational quotes from a recent article in Inc. which are sure to do just that! “If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” – Anonymous “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things…

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DHS Extends Flexibility in Rules Related to Form I-9 Until Jan. 31, 2021

Posted by: Karen Booher on January 13th, 2021

U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced on Dec. 23, 2020, that they are extending the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted on Mar. 19, 2020, because of ongoing precautions related to Covid-19. Employers will now have until Jan. 31, 2021, to…

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9 Things Great Bosses Say on a Regular Basis

Posted by: Karen Booher on January 12th, 2021

One of the things that makes a boss a great boss is excellent communication with their employees. Kevin Sheridan, an internationally recognized keynote speaker and New York Times best-selling author, surveyed over 250,000 CHROs and management executives and found that these 9 questions were asked regularly by the best bosses. Simply stated, it’s referred to…

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13 Interesting Facts – Some Even Hitting the Record Books – About Colorado

Posted by: Karen Booher on December 16th, 2020

Few can deny Colorado’s distinctive allure – from its beautiful mountain vistas to modern urban areas. Even without stepping outside of our state’s boundaries, there is so much history and beauty to explore! Here are 13 interesting facts – some even hitting the record books – about Colorado. Not to mention some great ideas for…

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Half of States Raising Minimum Wage in 2021, Including a Big Jump for Denver

Posted by: Karen Booher on December 15th, 2020

It’s almost the end of yet another year and, once again, that means an increase in the minimum wage in many states. Exactly half of the states (including our neighbors – Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska, and Kansas) will not have any increase in their state minimum wage in 2021, but Colorado is on the list of…

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The Effect of the Pandemic on Women in the Workplace – It’s Time to Take Notice!

Posted by: Karen Booher on November 18th, 2020

Over the past decade, U.S. companies have made slow yet measurable progress in the representation of women in leadership in corporate America. However, one of the largest studies of Women in the Workplace performed recently by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org shows that 1 in 4 women are now considering leaving the workforce or downshifting…

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