BOLT Staffing Will Be At the 2016 Employment Expo & Veterans Resource Fair in Sonoma on Thursday, September 15th

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Are you looking for a job? The 2016 Employment Expo and Veterans Resource Fair takes place this Thursday, September 15th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Rohnert Park Double Tree Inn.  Lisa and Gaby will be at the BOLT Staffing booth to help you register with BOLT and answer any questions you have… Read more »

BOLT Staffing Holiday Schedule

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Please note that BOLT Staffing will be open on Saturday, September 3rd, and closed on Monday, September 5th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. No matter what your plans are for this weekend, BOLT Staffing wishes you a safe and peaceful Labor Day.

Meet Sandra Reyes, Payroll Clerk

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(Editor’s Note: From time to time, BOLT Staffing will be using this space to introduce you to members of our staff.) Sandra Reyes works at our Sonoma branch, and chances are that if you receive a paycheck from BOLT Staffing, Sandra made that happen. Sandra started in April 2016 and brings an awesome amount of… Read more »

What Kind of Job Awaits Me?

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Have you ever wondered what the next “big” job in California is going to be in two years or five years or ten years? The answers are out there and you don’t have to go the fortune teller or even pay a fortune to find out. Simply go online to the State of California’ Employment… Read more »

Paycheck Deductions Explained (Part III of III)

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This is the third and final blog concerning common paycheck deductions. Question 3: What Are the Basic Deductions Taken from Employee Paychecks? The starting point for deductions are Federal Income Tax (FIT on your BOLT pay stub), California Income Tax (CA), Old Age Survivor and Disability Insurance (OASDI), State Disability Insurance (SDI), and Medicare. These… Read more »

Paycheck Deductions Explained (Part II of III)

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This is the second blog concerning common paycheck deductions. Question 2: So What Determines Whether I Get Paid as a Contractor or Employee? The documents we use to report income tell the IRS whether you are being paid as one or the other. Money paid to independent contractors is reported on a Form 1099. Employee… Read more »

Paycheck Deductions Explained (Part I of III)

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(This is the first installment in a series of blogs that answers your questions about common paycheck deductions.) Question One: If I Earn $20.00 an Hour Why is My Check Less than $20.00 an Hour? Good question! People accustomed to being paid as independent contractors are often shocked by the deductions from their paychecks when they… Read more »

No Pokemon on the Job

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  As you’ve probably heard, the newest gaming sensation is the re-imagined game of Pokemon as Pokemon GO.   Now, thanks to the augmented reality (AR) app you download on to your smartphone, you can capture the cute virtual reality characters at many locations in the real world.   Is this a good idea? BOLT Staffing urges… Read more »

Compensation Competition Part II

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Here’s an article that gives you 5 simple ideas to keep your salaries competitive and your company in the game. Going forward this promises to be a crucial element in every business’ survival strategy.

Keeping Your Compensation Competitive

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The quick turnaround of the economy from the post-bust years following 2008 to the current boom is breathtaking. As a result, employers run the risk of being caught in the age of yesterday’s salaries. While it really was just yesterday, the current reality is a geologic age from just 3 or 4 years ago. As… Read more »