At the beginning of this year, we posted an article about what’s in a mark-up. Of course we had no way of knowing what the year’s news would bring. All of us compete in the marketplace for business. All of us have fixed costs that determine the price our clients and customers pay for our products and… Read more »
Beginning this year, Bolt Staffing started performing criminal background checks on all employees prior to placing them on long term assignments with our clients. Until now, we’ve followed industry practice and performed checks on people placed in positions of trust such as accounting personnel, or when requested by our clients. While that has proved adequate, we… Read more »
Have you ever taken a percentage to the bank? Have you ever cashed a check payable in percentage? Like many businesses, the staffing industry has various ways to price our services. Markup is a common term that usually refers to a fee that is a percentage of the employee’s wage that’s added to that wage.… Read more »
For the first time since 2007, we don’t have to dread answering that question! Our summer peak season was a very good one historically speaking, and compared to the last two years it was spectacular. If you’re wondering: “Great, what’s that got to do with me and my business?” keep reading. Intuitively, we all understand… Read more »
We verify the social security numbers of all the people we place.
Writing effective job descriptions is part art, part science. The difference between a good job description and a great job description can mean the difference between recruiting average and exceptional talent. So to steal a line from author Jim Collins, how do you go from “Good to Great”? Here are a few essentials to crafting… Read more »