enhttp://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/category/candidatesJ. Kent Staffing : Headlines : What's New For Candidates Pins For A Purpose - J. Kent Staffing Supports Special Olympics Colorado http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/pins-for-a-purpose-j-kent-staffing-supports-special-olympics-colorado http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/pins-for-a-purpose-j-kent-staffing-supports-special-olympics-colorado/comments 2019-05-19T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/pins-for-a-purpose-j-kent-staffing-supports-special-olympics-colorado <p> According to <a href="http://specialolympicsco.org">specialolympicsco.org</a>, &ldquo;The mission of Special Olympics Colorado is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving th New Announcements from Corporate Retailers on Increases in Minimum Wages http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/new-announcements-from-corporate-retailers-on-increases-in-minimum-wages http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/new-announcements-from-corporate-retailers-on-increases-in-minimum-wages/comments 2019-04-15T17:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/new-announcements-from-corporate-retailers-on-increases-in-minimum-wages <p> With unemployment at historic lows, retailers are under pressure to find qualified employees and have been raising pay to lure or keep hourly and part-time workers, resulting in the following minimum hourly wage increases:</p> <ul> <li> <strong>Target Corp</strong> &ndash; raising the mi J. Kent Staffing Wins ClearlyRated's 2019 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/j-kent-staffing-wins-clearlyrated-s-2019-best-of-staffing-client-and-talent-awards http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/j-kent-staffing-wins-clearlyrated-s-2019-best-of-staffing-client-and-talent-awards/comments 2019-03-19T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/j-kent-staffing-wins-clearlyrated-s-2019-best-of-staffing-client-and-talent-awards <p align="center"> &nbsp;</p> <p align="center"> <span class="red"><strong><em>Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada</em></strong></span></p> <p> <strong>DENVER, COLORADO &ndash; MARCH 19, 2019 -</strong>&nbsp;J. Kent Staffing, a leading temporary, t No Job Opening, No Problem... Hiring the Best Without an Open Position http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/no-job-opening-no-problem-hiring-the-best-without-an-open-position http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/no-job-opening-no-problem-hiring-the-best-without-an-open-position/comments 2019-03-18T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/no-job-opening-no-problem-hiring-the-best-without-an-open-position <h2> Have you ever stumbled across or met with a great candidate for your company, but didn&rsquo;t hire them because you didn&rsquo;t have a current opening?</h2> <p> In today&rsquo;s continued tight candidate market, many companies are actively embracing a new strategy of stockpiling those co Bills for Colorado Employers to Watch this Legislative Session http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/bills-for-colorado-employers-to-watch-this-legislative-session http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/bills-for-colorado-employers-to-watch-this-legislative-session/comments 2019-02-12T17:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/bills-for-colorado-employers-to-watch-this-legislative-session <p> <em style="color: rgb(138, 30, 23); font-size: 11px;">J. Kent Staffing is pleased to share this white paper authored by LaRona Mondt, Esq. and Wayne Penebaker, Esq., corporate attorneys with Messner Reeves LLP. Messner Reeves is a Denver-based full service business law firm.</em></p> <p> In Minimum Wages on the Rise - January 2019 Update http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/minimum-wages-on-the-rise-january-2019-update http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/minimum-wages-on-the-rise-january-2019-update/comments 2019-01-08T16:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/minimum-wages-on-the-rise-january-2019-update <h3> Colorado&rsquo;s Minimum Wage - $11.10/hour</h3> <p> Effective January 1, 2019, Colorado&rsquo;s minimum wage has increased to $11.10/hour, a $.90/hour increase from $10.20 in 2018. Since the 2016 passage of The Colorado $12 Minimum Wage Amendment (also known as Amendment 70), Colorado&rsq Voting Leave (Colorado Law) and Politics in the Workplace http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/voting-leave-colorado-law-and-politics-in-the-workplace http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/voting-leave-colorado-law-and-politics-in-the-workplace/comments 2018-10-30T17:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/voting-leave-colorado-law-and-politics-in-the-workplace <p> Fortunately, there are many options available today on how and when to vote (mail-in ballot is my personal favorite). But, as we all know, some people just like to head to the voting centers on Election Day and then proudly display their &ldquo;I VOTED&rdquo; sticker on their lapel. Employers What Is Your Company's Minimum Wage? http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/what-is-your-company-s-minimum-wage http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/what-is-your-company-s-minimum-wage/comments 2018-06-21T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/what-is-your-company-s-minimum-wage <h3> <strong>State &amp; Locale Minimum Wages on the Rise</strong></h3> <p> News articles and reports of minimum wage increases are a frequent occurence today. Some of the most notable are Seattle, with a current minimum wage of $15.00 per hour, and San Francisco&#39;s will increase to the same Starting Salaries on the Rise for New Bachelor Degrees http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/starting-salaries-on-the-rise-for-new-bachelor-degrees http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/starting-salaries-on-the-rise-for-new-bachelor-degrees/comments 2018-05-23T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/starting-salaries-on-the-rise-for-new-bachelor-degrees <h2> <strong>Congratulations to the Class of 2018! </strong></h2> <h3> <strong>Starting Salaries on the Rise for New Bachelor Degrees</strong></h3> <p> As Denver Recruiters, J. Kent Staffing has a strong niche of placing new grads into professional jobs. Good timing is certainly on their sid Don't Forget About the "I" in D&I http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/don-t-forget-about-the-i-in-d-i http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/don-t-forget-about-the-i-in-d-i/comments 2018-04-19T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/don-t-forget-about-the-i-in-d-i <h5> &nbsp;</h5> <h5> <span class="med-bold-red"><strong>D&amp;I = Diversity &amp; Inclusion</strong></span></h5> <p> Most companies today understand both the benefits and importance of recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce that includes a range of ages, ethnicities, religions, social cl Test Your Knowledge - 10 Interesting Denver Facts! http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/test-your-knowledge-10-interesting-denver-facts http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/test-your-knowledge-10-interesting-denver-facts/comments 2018-02-20T08:00:00-05:00 What's New For Candidates http://jkentstaffing.com/headlines/test-your-knowledge-10-interesting-denver-facts <div style="text-align: justify;"> <em><span class="med-bold-red"><span class="med-red">2nd Edition - Denver Fun Facts Quiz</span></span></em></div> <div> As a woman-owned Denver staffing agency since 1979, J. Kent Staffing loves the rich history of Denver and the new milestones that are contin