J. Kent's Blog - Articles for Employers and Job Seekers

Job Seekers

9 Tips For Giving Feedback – The Right Way

Posted by: Karen Booher on May 24th, 2022

We all want our direct reports and peers to be able to take feedback and constructive criticism well. But some of us may need to polish how we give feedback so that it is productive and doesn’t cause resentment. workhuman.com provides some great suggestions for giving feedback – without the stress. These tips apply whether…

Read More

Quiz – How Are Your Management Skills?

Posted by: Karen Booher on April 19th, 2022

Managers are a key part of any organization. Good managers can have a huge positive impact, and are a reason employees stay at companies. Bad managers can do a lot of harm, and are a reason employees leave. Business Management Daily, a division of Capitol Information Group, Inc. provides a quick 50-question quiz focusing on…

Read More

An Emerging Form of Bias in the Workplace – “Mask Shaming”

Posted by: Karen Booher on March 20th, 2022

As employers start to welcome (and require) more face time in the office from their employees, it is important to be aware of, and take actions to prevent, an emerging form of bias in the workplace – “mask shaming”. Jurisdictional and/or occupational mandates aside, employers need to recognize that some employees will choose to mask…

Read More

Colorado Public Health Emergency Leave (“PHEL”) Not Expiring Until May 14, 2022 – at the Earliest

Posted by: Karen Booher on March 20th, 2022

In January, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced the eighth consecutive renewal (in approximate three-month intervals) of the nationwide COVID-19 public health emergency, which first was declared on January 31, 2020. This latest renewal took effect on January 16, 2022, and is effective until April 16, 2022, unless the secretary renews…

Read More

Women’s History Month – Recognizing Women’s Shrinking Numbers in the Workforce and National Equal Pay Day

Posted by: Karen Booher on March 19th, 2022

Women have been at the top of the headlines in March, with the annual recognition of Women’s History Month. Since 1987, the month of March has been dedicated to celebrating women’s often overlooked contributions to history, culture, and society. The National Women’s History Alliance designates a yearly theme for Women’s History Month. The 2022 theme…

Read More

J. Kent Staffing Earns 2022 Best of Staffing Awards from Both Clients and Talent

Posted by: Karen Booher on February 5th, 2022

For the 4th consecutive year, J. Kent Staffing is proud to announce that we have earned ClearlyRated’s 2022 Best of Staffing award for providing exceptional service, earning a Client Rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, and a Talent Rating of 4.6! “We started participating in this program four years ago as a way to…

Read More

J. Kent Staffing Moves Into New Offices in RiNo – December, 2021

Posted by: Karen Booher on December 13th, 2021

J. Kent Staffing is excited to announce its move to the River North (RiNo) Art District of Denver! Their new office condo is located in the Taxi Campus Development in the Taxi 2 building – a mixed-use office/residential property built in 2007. Thanks to the efforts of many, J. Kent Staffing received its Certificate of…

Read More

Form I-9 Requirement for Covid Flexibility Extended until August 31, 2021

Posted by: Karen Booher on June 15th, 2021

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced a further extension of its interim policy that allows employers to inspect the Form I-9 requirement virtually through August 31, 2021. The most recent flexibility policy was set to expire on May 31, 2021. ICE first issued flexibility due to the pandemic in March 2020, with…

Read More

What the CDC’s Latest Guidance Means For Employers and for Fully Vaccinated Employees in their Workplace

Posted by: Karen Booher on May 17th, 2021

Subject to applicable state and local mandates, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued revised guidance that essentially allows fully vaccinated individuals to resume their pre-pandemic lifestyle. But, the CDC also stated that individuals “will still need to follow the guidance at your workplace”. This is a dynamic topic and new…

Read More