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Recipe: Coffee Cake

Napa Staffing Agency

Recipe blogs are back! We know you missed them, and we are here to deliver. Today we bring you one of our favorite recipes; New York style coffee cake. This is the perfect cake recipe because it is also acceptable to eat for breakfast, which is the best type of cake. The sour cream makes… Read more »

What is Smoke Taint?

Napa Harvest Workers

It is harvest season in Northern California! Unfortunately, it is also fire season which can negatively affect the grapes used for wine making. You may have heard the term “smoke taint” before, what does it actually mean? Below we break down what smoke taint is and how it can affect wine and vineyards. What is… Read more »

Keeping Your Warehouse Staff Safe

Sonoma Staffing Agency

As warehouses continue to operate throughout Covid, managers are looking for ways to keep their staff safe. At BOLT, we want to help you through this time. Below we have listed a couple suggestions on how to protect your employees and keep operations running smoothly Preparing for Safety The most important aspect of dealing with… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing at BOLT in the Era of Covid

Bay Area Staffing Agency

For the past six months, both job hunters and those who are hiring have had to adapt to the “new normal” of remote interviews. Zoom calls and phone interviews have taken the place of in person meetings. Like many, we at BOLT have adapted to these changes and currently conduct all of our interviews by phone or video chat. To make sure that you still rock your… Read more »

Supporting Your Staff and Keeping Business Afloat During Fire Season

Bay Area Staffing Agency

It is not an easy time to be a business or employee in California. COVID, the cost of living, and wildfires are disrupting day to day operations and challenging managers to support their employees. We at BOLT understand, and want to do what we can to help you and your business during this time of… Read more »

Upgrade Your Job Search While in College

Sonoma Temp Staffing Agency

College students are going back to school, but it might look a little different than past years. Whether your university is holding in person classes or operating remotely it is safe to say that the 2020 school year will be a unique time for everyone. One thing that almost all students will be faced with… Read more »

Quarantine Jokes to Lighten the Mood

As lockdowns drag on and reopening’s stall it is obvious that we are still living through unprecedented times. Luckily, some funny people are locked down too and we can all enjoy at their takes on quarantine. In this post we’ve complied some lockdown memes that gave us a chuckle, enjoy!   2020: The year the calendar became obsolete               A… Read more »

Reflecting on Stephanie’s Time at BOLT

Bay Area Temp Staffing Agency

Last week one of BOLT’s best employees moved on to a new role in the Sonoma Valley School District. For 6 years Stephanie Gutierrez worked at Bolt as a recruiter and helped to place hundreds, if not thousands, of job applicants. She won BOLT’s Employee of the Year award in 2017 and everyone in the… Read more »

Direct to Consumer Wine Sales Are on the Rise

Bay Area Temp Staffing Agency

Coronavirus has impacted everyone, and the wine industry is no exception. As wineries, bars, and liquor stores were forced to close or reduce their hours, consumers turned to other methods of purchasing wine. The direct to consumer channel saw a massive increase in sales, with 1 million more cases of wine shipped to consumers in… Read more »

Recipe: Banana Bread

Sonoma Temp Staffing Agency

Banana bread is one of the easiest and most delicious baked goods. It’s perfect for getting rid of over ripe bananas without wasting them. Also, it’s really just a cake that is acceptable to eat in the mornings which is something we can all use. There are very few steps to this recipe and the… Read more »