Feed them and they will come

How can you make staff happy without breaking the bank? Here at Bolt, we have one recommendation: feed your workers. Providing workers with meals improves their attitude, retention rate, and productivity. Think about hungry kids in classrooms. Students that are hungry are not effective learners because they can’t concentrate. Being hungry impacts adults just like… 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 »

Self-care, it’s not a myth!

It’s the middle of January. The holidays are over. We’ve stopped saying “Happy New Year.” We’re all back in the swing of things at work, continuing on with our daily lives. And so in this downtime, I want to remind everyone to take care of yourself. “Wellness” and “Self-care” are trendy terms nowadays. Maybe they… 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 »

What’s #trending in the workforce??

Unemployment rates are staggeringly low in the United States at only 3.6%. In California, this figure is slightly higher at 3.9% but still reflects a booming economy. According to California’s employment development department, between September and October of 2019 there were increases in the labor force, employment rate, and Non-farm jobs.  At the same time,… Read more »

Camaraderie: Our Secret Weapon

We all want the kind of job that makes us look forward to going to work. Yeah, that has a lot to do with the nature of the job itself, but it also has to do with your coworkers. And even if you really like the people that you work with, it’s important for companies… Read more »

Ballin’ on a Budget

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means buying lots of presents. Even though the months leading up to Christmas can be pretty stressful, shopping doesn’t have to be. Here are a handful of ways to stretch your dollar just a little further and tackle everyone on your list. Get Creative! Everyone loves a luxury… Read more »

Landing the Ideal Applicant

Tired of getting rejected by the perfect job applicant? We get it. It’s super frustrating when you find an ideal candidate that turns you down. Suddenly, you’re back to ground zero, comparing every applicant to the one that got away.  Luckily, we have some strategies that will make your company more appealing for the applicant… Read more »

Meet Sandra Reyes, Payroll Clerk

(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 »