Placement Snapshots

a j. kent photo album of success stories

Since 1979, J. Kent has provided exceptional talent to top-tier Denver Employers in our areas of Expertise. We have found that every personal career journey is unique and remarkable. J. Kent’s Placement Snapshots are stories of our Candidates’ professional pursuits to find fulfillment, growth, and opportunity in their chosen careers. We thank these Candidates for allowing us to be a part of their journey, and wish to celebrate their success by showcasing them here.

J. Kent Temp Covers Two Maternity Leaves at the Same Nonprofit – 4 Years Apart!


Operations Specialist

Laura originally connected with J. Kent Staffing in 2015. After earning her BA in Speech & Hearing Science from The George Washington University and conducting research in the field for several years, she decided to pursue a different career path.…

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Seasoned HR Director Finds Purpose at Denver Nonprofit


Human Resources Director

Without someone focused full-time on recruiting, finding the right candidate for a position can sometimes be a challenge. In smaller organizations, the person responsible for human resources is often tasked with heading up recruiting efforts, in addition to their many…

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2001 J. Kent Placement Still Going Strong!


Office Manager & Accounting Supervisor

We all remember our first milestones in life, from buying our first car to landing our first job. Ask any Recruiter, and they will certainly remember their first placement. This is true of our President, Karen Booher, whose first recruiting…

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Warehouse Manager Rehired and Promoted to Purchasing


Warehouse Manager (2009) > Purchasing (2015)

John first came to J. Kent Staffing in 2009 seeking new opportunities to further his career. 11 years later, and after exploring a different career, he’s now come full-circle back to the company we originally placed him with where he’s…

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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Starts Temp-to-Hire Job Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic


Full-Charge Bookkeeper

With all the uncertainty going on in the world right now, it’s comforting to know that some companies are still looking to hire. When a company unexpectedly loses a key employee, they may need to make a hire immediately –…

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A J. Kent Candidate’s 16 Year Journey – from Administrative Assistant to COO


Administrative Assistant to COO

This J. Kent Placement Snapshot is one that we are very proud of. It’s a story of a long-ago placement and Blakely’s 16 year journey with her employer. That’s not something we see too much of today where the “norm”…

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Temporary Employment Helps J. Kent Candidate With Career Transition



After graduating from the University of Denver with a BA in English and an MA in Education, Nat enthusiastically began her teaching career at a Title 1 middle school in Denver. A natural perfectionist, teaching eighth-grade reading and writing to…

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10 Event Staff Hired for F500 Corporate Team Building Outing

J. Kent Event Team

J. Kent successfully staffs a variety of events year-round throughout the Denver metropolitan area. Trade shows, conventions, concerts, sporting events, fairs – and even corporate events. In this case, we hired 10 event staff to set up and run a…

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Temporary Receptionist Assignment Leads to Full-Time Employment



For over a decade, J. Kent has provided temporary staff to our Denver-based oil and gas client, an independent exploration and production company with a focus on responsible development of natural resources. The Receptionist position at their downtown Denver headquarters…

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General Manager’s Career Takes Flight in Denver With Private Jet Charter Company


General Manager

Chad’s Colorado job search was a true whirlwind. While still living in California, he and his family committed to moving to Denver for his wife’s job. After securing housing, the only thing left was to find a job for himself.…

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