Archived Posts - February 2017

Staffing Industry Statistics - Did You Know?

  • 2/18/17 |
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Staffing Industry Statistics - Did You Know?
The staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy. Did You Know…? 1.  More than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week.   2.  During the course of a year, America’s staffing companies hire nearly 16 million temporary and contract employees.    3.  Most (76%) work full time, comparable to the overall workforce (82%).    4.  Half (49%) of staffing employees say it’s a way t …

Denver’s Appeal to Millennials Is Unique – It’s Cool!

  • 2/18/17 |
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Denver’s Appeal to Millennials Is Unique – It’s Cool!
In reading the Wall Street Journal the other day, I came upon a 02/13/2017 article written by Laura Kusisto, “Millennials Are Less Mobile Than Young People Have Been in Decades”.  It’s true, Americans are moving at the lowest rate on record, and recently released Census Bureau data show that a primary reason is that millennials are moving significantly less than earlier generations of young adults. Despite being less likely to be married or have children, today's young people are less mobile than the previous four generations were at the same age, accord …

Job Abandonment and the Employer’s Responsibilities

  • 2/6/17 |
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Job Abandonment and the Employer’s Responsibilities
J. Kent Staffing, as a provider of a contingent, temporary workforce to thousands of Denver employers since 1979, recognizes that job abandonment occurs in every position whether full-time, temporary, part-time; exempt or non-exempt. We also recognize that job abandonment situations, uncomfortable as they may be, occur across all industries and sectors of the U.S. workplace. Job Abandonment Investigation Must be Acted Upon Immediately —it’s tricky and could be a very time consuming process if extensive investigation is required to include filing of police “wel …