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How Do I Get a Forklift License?

How do I get a forklift license?

Having a forklift license can increase your earnings because it gives you more skills and makes you more valuable to your company. Earning your forklift license makes you become more proficient at work and allows you to feel more confident in yourself. In addition, it is very important to know that you are minimizing accidents… Read more »

Vanilla Buttercream

Vanilla Buttercream

Buttercream is such a staple; everyone needs a go-to recipe. Well BOLT family, I offer you mine. Use this to frost cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, whatever you want really. You can add food coloring or leave it plain white. You will need an electric mixer and a little bit of patience for this recipe; it… Read more »

What is a Temp Agency?

What is a temp agency?

If you are looking for a job, you may have had someone recommend you work with a temp agency or staffing agency. If you’re unfamiliar with the staffing industry you might have questions like: What is a temp agency? What’s the difference between a temp agency and a staffing agency? What is staffing, anyways? Why… Read more »

Dulce de leche

Dulce de leche

Sticking with BOLT basics we have another dessert staple here: Dulce de leche!   Dulce de leche is a delicious addition to any and all desserts. Use it in: Ice cream – A warm, caramel topping Brownies – Swirl into the batter or use frost a cooled brownie Cake – Use as a filling between… Read more »

Homemade Hot Fudge

Hot Fudge

Welcome to the first installation of BOLT’s Basic Baking, where we will post easy recipes for some baking staples. These aren’t full desserts, but instead are easy, homemade recipes to give your desserts some pizzaz.   First up, Hot Fudge. While this classic needs no introduction, here are some of its best qualities: A fudgy,… Read more »

Peppermint Bark Cookies

Peppermint Bark Cookies

Have leftover candy canes from Christmas? Our Peppermint Bark Cookies are the perfect recipe for extra peppermint of all forms! There are tons of ways for you to make these cookies your own including: Coating with your favorite type of chocolate, whatever that may be Using anything you have laying around to coat the cookies.… Read more »

Camila Matthews: 2020 Employee of the Year

Camila Matthews

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 »

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

If you only bake when you want cookies NOW, you are going to love our recipe for Snickerdoodle cookies! You won’t find any dough chilling here, which means you can have warm, delicious cookies in no time. Just make sure you have some room temp butter (or use one of these hacks to soften butter quickly!), preheat your oven and you are ready to go!   … Read more »

Increased Unemployment Benefits Challenge Small Businesses

Unemployment Challenges for businesses

75% of your Workers Could Make More Money on Unemployment: White Paper on the Challenges Increased UI Benefits Pose for Small Businesses  Problem:  Since it was enacted in March, the CARES act has increased the amount of weekly UI (Underemployment Insurance) benefits that unemployed workers can receive. A study done by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER),… Read more »

Easy Christmas Cookies

Easy Christmas Cookies

These delicious and easy christmas cookies are perfect to make with your family this holiday season. They only require 6 ingredients which you probably already have in your pantry: butter, sugar, vanilla, flour and food coloring. This is a great recipe to make with kids; the dough is colorful and easy to work with, it’s like Play-Doh you can bake!  A few notes on this recipe:  Using sparkling… Read more »