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 »