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Growing Together | JW Michaels Team Launches Lunch & Learn hosted by Greg Doersching

October 16th, 2020 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “Growing Together | JW Michaels Team Launches Lunch & Learn hosted by Greg Doersching”

The JW Michaels team continues growing together with the launch of an exciting Lunch & Learn professional enrichment series. This week we zoomed in for the first workshop titled Attracting Candidates in any Market hosted by the incomparable Greg Doersching.

As motivated professionals with a wide range of industry experience, we recognize the invaluable role training and development plays in our continued success. Our Lunch & Learn series, focuses on enhancing our expertise in recruitment, perfecting skills and communication and honing new tools and proficiencies to propel us forward in the ever-changing landscape of the new normal.

ABOUT GREG DOERSCHING


Greg Doersching is the award-winning President of Next Level Coaching – one of the most comprehensive Recruiting Training/Owner Consulting programs in the country. He is also a Senior Network Advisor with Sanford Rose Associates, one of the Top 10 Executive Search Firms in the country.

For over 28 years Greg has been recognized as one of the most innovative voices in the recruiting industry. He is an International Trainer and has presented hundreds of workshops and Keynote Addresses for the National Association of Personnel Services, American Staffing Association and the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services, Fordyce Forum and numerous Regional, State, and Local groups. He is consistently rated as one of the top presenters for each conference and is the recipient of the NAPS Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the Recruiting Industry.
Click here to learn more and connect with Greg in LinkedIn.

JW Michaels Team Participates in Remote Work Organization and Productivity Workshop with Simply B Organized

JW Michaels Team Participates in Remote Work Organization and Productivity Workshop with Simply B Organized

September 23rd, 2020 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “JW Michaels Team Participates in Remote Work Organization and Productivity Workshop with Simply B Organized”

The JW Michaels team had the pleasure of participating in an organizational workshop hosted by Laurie Palau, organizational guru and founder of Simply B Organized. This workshop set the stage for upcoming events geared towards empowering the team to grow together with tools to be more productive, organized, and connected as we navigate the new normal of working from home.

During the workshop, Laurie shared invaluable advice to help us continue to navigate this new remote work landscape. Among the topics discussed were Work From Home Best Practices such as dressing professionally on video calls, maintaining an organized work space and many more productive tips to set us up for success. We finished the call feeling energized and motivated to finish Q4 strong.

Ironically, Laurie began her career in the recruiting industry. She now has a successful weekly podcast called “This ORGANIZED Life” where she welcomes guests and talks about decluttering and how to create the perfect work space while being at home.
Learn more about Laurie and Simply B Organized: https://simplyborganized.com/

The Bowery Mission welcomed the JW Michaels NYC team

JW Michaels Gives Back At The Bowery Mission

January 29th, 2020 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “JW Michaels Gives Back At The Bowery Mission”

The Bowery Mission welcomed the JW Michals NYC team to lend a hand prepping and preparing food at their Tribeca campus. This amazing organization has served homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879.

Each year, The Bowery Mission provides more than 558,726 warm meals, 140,658 nights of shelter and distributes 100,334 articles of clothing. It was an honor to help. Can’t wait to do it again!

2019 JW MIchaels Atlantic City Incentive Trip

Perks Matter: JW Michaels 2019 Atlantic City Incentive Trip

November 18th, 2019 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “Perks Matter: JW Michaels 2019 Atlantic City Incentive Trip”

Celebrating another outstanding year, over 30 people earned a spot at the 9th annual JW Michaels & Co Atlantic City Incentive Trip, to enjoy a weekend filled with great times with great people, and tons of sweet A.C. perks. Jason Wachtel, Managing Partner of JW Michaels & Co. kicked off the casino fun with a heartfelt congratulations to the team and a toast to continued success in 2020.

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Our Story: JW Michaels & Co.

October 24th, 2019 Posted by Executive Search, Meet The Team 0 thoughts on “Our Story: JW Michaels & Co.”

Jason Wachtel and Justin Mandel share the unique story behind JW Michaels & Co. and the company’s growth grown to over a 120+ employees across six offices nationwide. Both Jason and Justin attribute their success to staying true to their mission and employing the best people to find the best people. Press play and enjoy!

🎬 Featured In this video:
Jason Wachtel, JW Michaels & Company Founder & Managing Partner
Justin Mandel, JW Michaels & Company Co-Founder & Partner

Transcript:

Jason Wachtel: My name is Jason Wachtel, one of the co-founders and managing partners of JW Michaels.

Justin Mandel: I’m Justin Mandel and I’m one of the co-founders of JW Michaels & Company.

JW: Before we started JW Michaels, I worked for two different recruiting firms in similar industries.

JM: I worked in real estate development and consulting; a very different environment than executive search.

JW: I quickly realized that I was good in this business and one that I wanted to make a future out of.

JM: I really missed the human aspect and sort of human connection of business and that’s what really drew me back to executive search.

JW: I decided to do so many opposite things that the two companies that I previously worked at did, to create a company where people had a lot of comradery, a lot of energy.

JM: And there was sort of an opportunity for us to come in and disrupt the status quo.

JW:  When you’re interviewing people to join your company and you’re in a closet without a window, it’s hard to project this is going to be a huge company one day. So the biggest challenge was really having people buy into the dream that this was going to be a great career move for them both professionally, socially and something they were really going to enjoy and make a lot of money doing.

JM: We overcame those challenges organically. We led by example and we kept the focus of our business, which is at the core of what we do, the people.

I’d probably tell my younger self not to worry so much. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Focus on the task in front of you, focus on the people, don’t get overwhelmed and the rest will fall into place.

JW: The goal when we started JW Michaels was to be one of the largest national recruiting companies in the country. Today we’re about 120 people, I think that makes us the 7th largest in New York and probably one of the top 25 in the United States. But it’s nice to see that our vision nine years ago wasn’t just a dream, we’re sort of making that a reality every single day.

JW Michaels Gives Back At The Bowery Mission

JW Michaels Gives Back At The Bowery Mission

January 10th, 2019 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “JW Michaels Gives Back At The Bowery Mission”

The Bowery Mission welcomed the JW Michals NYC team to lend a hand prepping and preparing food at their Tribeca campus. This amazing organization has served homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879.

Last year alone, The Bowery Mission provided more than 653,500 warm meals, 167,300 nights of shelter, distributed 46,380 articles of clothing and offered 1,300 onsite medical, dental and optometry exams. It was an honor to help. Can’t wait to do it again!

Jason Wachtel kicks off A.C. Incentive Trip

JW Michaels 2018 Atlantic City Incentive Trip

November 13th, 2018 Posted by Meet The Team, News 0 thoughts on “JW Michaels 2018 Atlantic City Incentive Trip”

Celebrating their best year yet, 31 people earned a spot at the 8th annual JW Michaels & Co A.C. Incentive Trip, to enjoy a weekend full of sweet Atlantic City perks. Jason Wachtel, Managing Partner of JW Michaels & Co. kicked off the casino fun with a proud congratulations and a toast to their continued success in 2019.

Executive Search Spotlight: Experienced Professionals of the Recruiting Industry

Experienced Professionals of the Recruiting Industry

October 25th, 2019 Posted by Executive Search, Meet The Team 0 thoughts on “Experienced Professionals of the Recruiting Industry”

What makes JW Michaels & Company so unique in a crowded recruiting industry? The diverse and collaborative culture of experienced professionals.

🎬 Featured In this video:
Peter Zeldin, VP of Business Development
Gina Zelko, Vice President
Richard Zakin, Managing Director

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On The Road To Success

October 26th, 2019 Posted by Executive Search, Meet The Team 0 thoughts on “On The Road To Success”

On The Road To Success at JW Michaels. Julian DeZao and Cameron Pierce offer a glimpse inside the JW Michaels company culture. Identifying and attracting the best talent requires industry expertise, impeccable judgment, and commitment to leaving no stone unturned. That’s who we are and what we do at JW Michaels & Company.

Justin M. Mandel | Managing Director & Head of Compliance

January 17th, 2016 Posted by Meet The Team 0 thoughts on “Justin M. Mandel | Managing Director & Head of Compliance”

Justin is a founding principal of JW Michaels & Co. and head of the asset management legal and compliance practice. He also co-heads JW Michaels’ New York Office. Justin was formerly a co-head of the Executive Search division of a national search firm and built and ran the firm’s legal and compliance practice.

Prior to recruiting, Justin worked in real estate development and consulting, and was a Senior Consultant in the Washington, D.C. office of PKF Consulting – Hotel Consulting Services. Justin received a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Business Administration, from the University of Delaware.
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JW Michaels & Co. is an executive search firm dedicated to serving the specialized recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and business institutions.

Crain’s NY Business consistently ranks JW Michaels in the top 10 Executive Recruiting Firms – with good reason. We get results.

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JW Michaels is headquartered in New York City, with teams based in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Greenville, and Houston.

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