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 »

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 »

Words of Wisdom (3): Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills

Sure, the interviewer herself probably won’t ask you outright to list your hard and soft skills. She might be a bit more subtle than that and ask about your “qualifications” or your “leadership style,” but you should be prepared with a mental (maybe physical, too) list of your hard and soft skills to market to… Read more »

Our words of wisdom for your job search: (1) Preparing your resume

Welcome to our newest blog series— Our words of wisdom for your job search. This opening blog will cover the all-important “Resume”. What is it? Do you need it? and How do you write a good one? Find out! Most jobs nowadays require that you submit a resume. A resume is a one page document… Read more »

Landing the Ideal Applicant

Tired of getting rejected by the perfect job applicant? We get it. It’s super frustrating when you find an ideal candidate that turns you down. Suddenly, you’re back to ground zero, comparing every applicant to the one that got away.  Luckily, we have some strategies that will make your company more appealing for the applicant… Read more »

TiPS Training for Responsible Alcohol Service

When: 29 October 2018 Where: Napa Valley College, Napa CA What is TiPS Training? TiPS stands for Training for Intervention ProcedureS and is a certified program providing the skills to help servers, sellers, & consumers of alcohol prevent intoxication, drunk driving, & underage drinking. Upon course completion, students will take a written test. This course… Read more »

The New Reality: 95% Isn’t Good Enough Anymore

Woody Allen’s famous comment about showing up being 95% of success is no longer true.  In today’s job market, with hundreds of resumes pouring into companies for a single job posting, even if you’re in the top 5%, you could still find yourself competing with five or ten others for the initial job interview.  You… Read more »