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.

Started off Second, Finished First


Sr. Executive Assistant

After spending a year helping a friend with a terminal illness, Julie was ready to get back to her full-time career as an executive assistant. She knew that the job search was going to be tough and that choosing to…

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Hard-To-Please Employer Finds the Right Match


Sales & Marketing Coordinator

VP of Sales & Marketing…”Type A” Boss, Hard to Please! After receiving our monthly J. Kent Report for Employers for many years, the Human Resources Director of a Denver based, data analysis and management company called J. Kent Staffing for the 1st…

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A Foot-in-the-Door with Temporary Work


Accounts Payable Specialist

Rebecca’s story is just one of many examples of people getting their foot in the door to a great company via temporary work, which then ends up resulting in a full-time job offer! Our Client, a commercial real estate investment…

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Grants Administrator Hired by Denver Nonprofit Foundation w/ Healthcare Mission


Grants Administrator

A highly respected, well established, Denver based, healthcare fundraising foundation was looking to replace their Grants Administrator, a seasoned and tenured 10 year employee.  The CEO and Director of Communications recognized the replacement position as critical to the foundation, since…

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Denver Construction / Mining Company Hires Warehouse Manager


Warehouse / Shipping & Receiving Manager

After placing an ad on Craig’s List and receiving hundreds of candidate responses, most of which were unqualified, this J. Kent Employer contacted J. Kent Staffing for help! General Manager Seeks Focused Staffing Solution The General Manager had been performing…

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Real Estate Controller Hired by Denver Financial Service Co. After 1 Year Search


Real Estate Controller - International Portfolio Management

International Investment Management Firm Fills Position After a 1 Year Search Our discerning, entrepreneurial investment management client that invests in Wall Street, real estate and philanthropy stayed a committed 1 year course to find the right talent to add to…

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A Perfect Match


Executive Assistant

Our client, a world renowned hotel, had been searching for 3 months on their own for an Executive Assistant. This was a very difficult search and the client had struggled to find the right individual for this very unique position.…

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Settling Down in Denver


Business Development Specialist

Trevor graduated from a private liberal arts college in Oregon in 2007 and with degree in hand Trevor went to work for a national insurance company. In January 2010, Trevor took a promotion with his employer, and began to travel…

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Reaching Out for a Resource


Grants Coordinator

Erica, a Denver native, graduated from CSU in 2005 with a degree in History. With her adventuresome spirit, Erica moved to Tampa, FL right after graduation and quickly found a position with a nonprofit organization as an administrative assistant. Fast…

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Denver Insurance Brokerage Agency Hires After 6 Month Unsuccessful Search


Account Manager Assistant

We LOVE the challenge of working with discerning Employers who will only hire the best (maybe because we’re the same way!). This independent, Denver based commercial insurance brokerage had been struggling for 6 months to find an Account Manager Assistant…

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