Author Archive: Kristy Wright Skeehan

Corporate Citizenship Matters

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Companies that disregard corporate citizenship are missing opportunities with both their employees and their external stakeholders. Your employees will embrace the opportunity to contribute beyond their day-to-day job responsibilities. Their engagement will reflect pride in your corporate culture. Your recruitment efforts will also benefit from your social responsibility reputation. Your company will attract candidates with […]

Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

Posted on September 17th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. recently participated in the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure in Central Park on Sunday, September 13th. We were introduced to this event by Executive Recruiter Alyssa Guberman, daughter of Judy Salerno (CEO, Susan G. Komen). As a firm, we are committed to team building and passionate about supporting meaningful […]

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Is the Workload in Your Law Firm Reducing Your Productivity

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

How can your law firm save money with constant downward pressure to do more with fewer resources? More than ever before, the litigious nature of society has increased the need for legal counsel. The ability to maintain the same amount of revenue has become the muse of business and administrative innovation for the modern law […]

Meet Daniel Hurd | Vice President, Legal Staffing & Consulting Services

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Daniel Hurd | VP Legal Staffing & Consulting Services Daniel Hurd brings a wealth of experience and determination to his position as Vice President of Legal Staffing & Consulting Services at JW Michaels and Company. Daniel specializes in the recruitment of attorneys, paralegals and legal support staff for temporary, temporary-to-hire, long-term contract, and direct-hire on […]

Finding the Right Executive for the Job

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Employees can make or break your company. That means that hiring the right employee is essential for every company. Having a well-defined vision for a company provides an ideal foundation, but this is only the beginning. To execute this vision, companies require executives with the administrative or supervisory authority to guide employees in the right direct. So how do you find the right executive for the job?

Take A Look…New JW Michaels Temporary Legal Openings!!!

Posted on June 10th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Real Estate Paralegals: Seeking Junior and Senior Real Estate Paralegals for temp-to-perm roles with a large law firm. This position will consist of helping attorneys with commercial and residential real estate transactions. Must have 5 years’ experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Business Development Coordinator: Temp Business Development Coordinator with Large International Law […]

Are Head Hunters Finding the Best Employees for your Business?

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Outsourcing the hiring process is a complex decision. Finding the best employees for your business can be time consuming and difficult. If you have used head hunters before, they might have saved you time by taking this process off of your plate. But how good of a job are they really doing? In order to […]

8 Things Every Candidate Should Know about Executive Hiring

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Becoming an executive could be the biggest career decision of your life. Before applying, every candidate should understand the executive hiring process. Going into your interview, you need to be prepared. As an experienced veteran or up-and-comer looking to climb the ranks, you can always improve your strategy. When the stakes are this high, you […]

JW Michaels announces its new Legal Contract Staffing Division

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

JW Michaels & Co. continues its expansion through the opening of our Legal Contract Staffing Division!  This division specializes in placing contract attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff in law firms and corporate legal departments.  Our candidates work on a short-term or long-term basis offering our clients flexibility and substantial cost savings. Clients utilize JW […]

Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses alt firms hiring SEC alumni

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by Kristy Wright Skeehan

Last week a Financial Times’ FundFire article by Laura Suter covered the recent trend of alternatives firms hiring former employees of the SEC and the US Attorney’s Office. In the article, JW Michaels managing partner Jason Wachtel explained these firms’ reasoning: “By hiring someone who was a prosecutor and worked on significant cases, it sends […]

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