Insights

Stay Productive While Working from Home

Bay Area Temp Agency

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 »

California’s Phase Three Allows Wineries to Reopen

California Temp Agency

We are so excited that California is able to move forward with our phased reopening! This Friday, June 12th, the state of California moves into phase 3 of the reopening process. This allows “higher risk” establishments like wineries, bars, entertainment centers and gyms to reopen at limited capacity. This is phase 3 out of 4 in the reopening process, where phase 4 is the end of the stay at home order… Read more »

Bolt Named a Top Ten Staffing Agency!

Bay Area Temp Agency

“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 »

BOLT in the Community: Fighting Back Partnership

Vallejo Temp Agency

This week we wanted to highlight the great work that a local Vallejo based non-profit is doing to help during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Fighting Back Partnership has been active in Solano County for more than thirty years and seeks to “prevent and end poverty and its effects”. They work with local businesses, citizens and government to further their mission of… Read more »

Steve Lederer and Napa County Public Works

Napa Temp Agency

Last week was National Public Services appreciation week, so we thought we’d give a shout out to one of our favorite public servants. Steve Lederer is the head of Napa County’s Public Works Department and a longtime partner and friend of BOLT Staffing.  Steve has devoted his career to seeing through the completion of projects, and his tenure as Napa County’s… Read more »

Steps for Turning Your Temporary Position into a Permanent One

Sonoma Temporary Staffing Agency

So, you are enjoying your temporary assignment and are looking to get hired for a permanent position. What can you do? How can you give yourself the best chance at securing a long-term role? Below we discuss some ways to show your employer that you are a valuable and successful employee, one who they will want to keep on their team.   Show dedication to your position  Show… Read more »

Meals to Make with Your Kids

Sonoma Staffing Agency

The stay at home orders have brought about two never ending challenges; constantly needing to feed everyone and trying to keep the kids entertained. Cooking with your kids can help instill in them a love for both cooking and the food they’re eating. It can also help picky eaters learn to enjoy new foods, as they will see exactly what… Read more »

Tips for Video Call Success

Sonoma Temp Agency

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot about office life. Makeshift home office setups, multitasking to keep the kids busy and shifting office culture are all products of the crazy world we live in. Many people have had to become accustomed to the shift from in person meetings to video calls. Whether you have a daily video meeting or an interview, Bolt is here to… Read more »

Petaluma: Shopping Small While Staying Safe

Petaluma Temp Agency

New rules for retailers were released from Governor Gavin Newsom this week, allowing some businesses to partially reopen. About a third of retail stores in downtown Petaluma opened this weekend to customers, conducting their business curbside. Getting outside and shopping local can be a great way to do something fun while stimulating the local economy.… Read more »

Family Fun Activities Under Lockdown

Temp agency

Almost 2 months into the stay at home order the days may be beginning to blend together, but now is a great time to explore new activities with the whole family. Taking a break from school and work can help everyone to relieve stress have some fun. It is the perfect time to try new… Read more »