Congratulations to Camila Matthews on being named BOLT’s 2020 Employee of the Year! In her almost 10 years at BOLT Staffing, she has proved herself as a stellar recruiter and an enthusiastic team leader. This past year has been difficult for many small businesses and BOLT was no exception. Camila was essential in helping BOLT… Read more »
Category: Internal Staff
BOLT Costume Contest – Halloween 2020
Happy Halloween from BOLT Staffing! We had a great turn out for our costume contest today, the offices were filled with the spooky spirit. Awards won include: Award for Invisibility: Air Force Monica Loosest Pants Award: Hippie Fiona Tightest Pants Award: Gondolier Calvin No Pants Award: Spartan Morgan Most Prepared for Anything: Boy Scout Julia… Read more »
What Can I Do to Help My Employees Feel Safe Returning to Work?
If you are a manager looking to have your staff return to the workplace, you may be asking yourself “What can I do to help them feel safe?”. This is an important question as no one will want to return to a workplace where safety concerns are not being taken seriously. Whether you are a… Read more »
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 »