You Should Go Back to Work

Northern California Temp Agency

Quarantine is coming to an end and businesses are reopening! If you have been collecting unemployment, you are probably aware that it runs out after a certain number of weeks. How many weeks varies by state but it is a great idea to get ahead of this deadline. Luckily for you BOLT has jobs that can get you back to work fast. Below are some of… Read more »

Stay Productive While Working from Home

Bay Area Temp Agency

Even as many states are opening back up, office culture seems like it may never return to “normal”. For offices that are reopening, face masks and temperature checks seem to be here to stay. Remote work has become more accepted and even encouraged as some offices are going to stay closed. Working from home is great for many reasons; no commute, allows… Read more »

Steps for Turning Your Temporary Position into a Permanent One

Sonoma Temporary Staffing Agency

So, you are enjoying your temporary assignment and are looking to get hired for a permanent position. What can you do? How can you give yourself the best chance at securing a long-term role? Below we discuss some ways to show your employer that you are a valuable and successful employee, one who they will want to keep on their team.   Show dedication to your position  Show… Read more »

Learning in the time of COVID-19

sanoma staffing

It’s week 4(ish) into quarantine and we’re running out of things to do. We’ve played our fair share of family Monopoly. We’ve already cleaned out every pesky cabinet in the house. And we’ve watched Tiger King. Now what? Why not learn a new skill? The key to quarantine is finding balance. That means enjoying the… Read more »

Is it time for a career change?

In most jobs, some days feel like a drag. For some people it’s the end of the year mailing that requires all hands on deck. For others, it’s the cold calls that you have to make to try to sell your product. Unfortunately, few jobs are completely perfect. But how do you know if your… Read more »

Life’s busy, how do you keep track?

As I’m sure you’ve heard, this world is pretty connected. Because of that, you’re expected to be more responsive now than ever before. With that added pressure, it can sometimes be difficult to keep your life in order. You have to stay organized to remember when to pick up the kids from baseball, when to… Read more »

Words of Wisdom (3): Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills

Sure, the interviewer herself probably won’t ask you outright to list your hard and soft skills. She might be a bit more subtle than that and ask about your “qualifications” or your “leadership style,” but you should be prepared with a mental (maybe physical, too) list of your hard and soft skills to market to… Read more »

Our words of wisdom for your job search: (1) Preparing your resume

Welcome to our newest blog series— Our words of wisdom for your job search. This opening blog will cover the all-important “Resume”. What is it? Do you need it? and How do you write a good one? Find out! Most jobs nowadays require that you submit a resume. A resume is a one page document… Read more »

Staffing Glossary: The terms you need to know!

Seeking a job through a staffing agency can be a super rewarding process. There’s lots of support for you along the way. But, if you’re new to the staffing industry, there are lots of terms that may not be familiar to you.  It took me a few months to figure out all of the abbreviations… Read more »

Setting Goals in 2020

We all have high aspirations when it comes to the New Year. Suddenly Netflix people think they’ll convert to bookworms, dessert junkies are convinced they can sustain Whole 30, and the oblivious are sure they’ll be tuned into the news this year. If you don’t believe me, walk into any YMCA on January 1st and… Read more »