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the BOLT Job Calculator

BOLT Job Calculator

There has never been a better time to get a job, but keeping track of your different job opportunities can get confusing!  To solve this problem, we’ve created the BOLT Job Calculator. Use this to keep track of your job opportunities, and give each a score based on what is important to you.   This free… Read more »

BOLT 500 Winner: Lane Appleby

BOLT 500 Winner

Congratulations to Lane Appleby, who won $500 for his week of perfect attendance with BOLT! When Lane visited our American Canyon office he told us he was shocked to have won. “I saw the BOLT 500 a couple of weeks ago but thought ‘that’s too good to be true, no way that it’s real’. I… Read more »

There’s Never Been A Better Time To Find A Job

Best Time To Find A Job

Let’s be honest – there are a lot of reasons to not go to work right now. Unemployment benefits are great. Companies are not increasing their wages enough to justify leaving the house. Traffic is already getting bad again and the bridge tolls have only increased since your last commute. Schools still remain mostly closed… Read more »

BOLT 500 Winner: David Currie

BOLT 500 David

“Mother’s day is right around the corner so this money is going towards gifts for all the mothers in my life. They’ll be as excited as I am!” Congratulations to our first winner of the BOLT 500, David Currie! We stopped by his worksite on Friday afternoon to present him with our jumbo check and… Read more »

How Do I Get a Forklift License?

How do I get a forklift license?

Having a forklift license can increase your earnings because it gives you more skills and makes you more valuable to your company. Earning your forklift license makes you become more proficient at work and allows you to feel more confident in yourself. In addition, it is very important to know that you are minimizing accidents… Read more »

Vanilla Buttercream

Vanilla Buttercream

Buttercream is such a staple; everyone needs a go-to recipe. Well BOLT family, I offer you mine. Use this to frost cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, whatever you want really. You can add food coloring or leave it plain white. You will need an electric mixer and a little bit of patience for this recipe; it… Read more »

What is a Temp Agency?

What is a temp agency?

If you are looking for a job, you may have had someone recommend you work with a temp agency or staffing agency. If you’re unfamiliar with the staffing industry you might have questions like: What is a temp agency? What’s the difference between a temp agency and a staffing agency? What is staffing, anyways? Why… Read more »

Dulce de leche

Dulce de leche

Sticking with BOLT basics we have another dessert staple here: Dulce de leche!   Dulce de leche is a delicious addition to any and all desserts. Use it in: Ice cream – A warm, caramel topping Brownies – Swirl into the batter or use frost a cooled brownie Cake – Use as a filling between… Read more »

Homemade Hot Fudge

Hot Fudge

Welcome to the first installation of BOLT’s Basic Baking, where we will post easy recipes for some baking staples. These aren’t full desserts, but instead are easy, homemade recipes to give your desserts some pizzaz.   First up, Hot Fudge. While this classic needs no introduction, here are some of its best qualities: A fudgy,… Read more »

Peppermint Bark Cookies

Peppermint Bark Cookies

Have leftover candy canes from Christmas? Our Peppermint Bark Cookies are the perfect recipe for extra peppermint of all forms! There are tons of ways for you to make these cookies your own including: Coating with your favorite type of chocolate, whatever that may be Using anything you have laying around to coat the cookies.… Read more »