Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Here is Bolt’s favorite recipe for chocolate chip cookies! They are delicious and stay chewy, which I once thought was an impossible feat. They are super simple to make and only take a little bit of preparation, mainly letting the butter, eggs and milk get to room temperature. Bake these to give as a gift,… Read more »

Stay Productive While Working from Home

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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 »

Bolt Named a Top Ten Staffing Agency!

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“Whether it is looking for last minute event staffing or trying to get a full-time employee that’s the right fit, Bolt Staffing Services is equipped to provide a candidate perfect for the position”  -SFist, 2020  This week, BOLT was named a top ten staffing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area by SFist! The online publication focuses on news relevant to… Read more »

Stay-at-home Wine Order

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Back in early February we warned about the negative implications of global warming on the wine industry. The blog points out that grapes are very sensitive to climate change and therefore many winemakers have personal interest in reducing their carbon footprint (read it here). Igor Sill from California Ag Today notes some positive changes in… Read more »

Learning in the time of COVID-19

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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 »

Women in the Workforce 💪

Here we are in 2020, 100 years after women earned the right to vote. A lot has changed since then. For starters, you’re on your computer reading a blog. The word “blog” wasn’t even adopted into the English language until the 1990s, an abbreviation from “weblog.” Anyway, women are a much more equal member of… Read more »

We heard you’re looking for a staffing agency…

So you’re looking for a staffing agency? Maybe you’re a person seeking flexible work for when your children are at school. Maybe you need a little extra cash and are looking for a night job to supplement your already busy week. Or maybe you’re a company trying to hire talent without having to weed through… 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 »

CAL Maritime Job Fair

On January 27 we spent a very productive day at California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. BOLT had a booth at the event and we met some of their remarkable students. “I was impressed with how many activities and commitments the students were involved in. When you consider the demands of their course work in engineering… Read more »

The Uber Buzz

Have you ever got into your car ready to drive to work and it wouldn’t start? Normally you would be out of luck, shut out of a day’s work and a day’s pay. However the digital age is starting to change all that. With a smartphone app called “Uber” you are a couple of taps… Read more »