Archived Posts - April 2017

Hiring Outlook for the Second Quarter Is the Best in a Decade

  • 4/7/17 |
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The Hiring Outlook for the Second Quarter Is the Best in a Decade PR Newswire (04/07/17)   The hiring outlook for the second quarter (2017) is the best in a decade, according to CareerBuilder, a Forty-five percent of U.S. employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the second quarter—a significant jump from 34% last year and the highest percentage for the quarter dating back to 2007, according to a survey of more than 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals by ASA corporate partner CareerBuilder. The addition of temporary hires is expect …

Paralegals and Legal Assistants Can Add Value to Your Organization

  • 4/5/17 |
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Paralegals and Legal Assistants Can Add Value to Your Organization
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the job outlook for employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. However, in the first quarter of 2017, at J. Kent Staffing, a Denver based temporary staffing agency and direct hire recruiting firm we are noticing an uptick in the demand for skilled paralegals and legal assistants by many of our law firm clients and corporate legal departments. And, through J. Kent's GSA Schedule 736 (Temporary Administrative Professional Staffing S …