Wollborg Michelson News
We’re so glad to have Senior Recruiter, Jennifer Brandy, on the team! Here she is wrapping up week one.
Welcome to Michael O’Leary, Operations Analyst! We’re excited to have you join the team!
Saying goodbye to our summer intern
Sad to say goodbye to Siyi but we also wish her all the best as she continues to embark on her academic journey! It was great having her here and the SF team will miss her!
Left to Right: Alan Gonzalez, Kurt Gundersen, Siyi Wang, Brandon Williams, Anthony Perez
Happy birthday Bituin!
Happy b-day Nora!
Congratulations Anthony and Norman!
Join us in congratulating two of our Direct Hire team members Anthony Perez and Norman Biado on their promotions to Senior Direct Hire Recruiter!
Anthony has proven to be a natural at recruiting and became our top producer company wide last year with less than one year of recruiting experience. He brings a confident, consultative approach with his clients and candidates which makes for quick, high quality placements. He also has stepped up in terms of mentoring newer team members, facilitating team discussions and strategy meetings and helping everyone on the team succeed! In addition, Anthony brings a ton of fun to the workday and he is a joy to work with. Anthony did an amazing job last year and we are expecting him to reach even higher heights in 2018!
Norm joined the original Dream Weaver team in January of 2016 and set a record by bringing in his first job order on his third outbound phone call, day one on the job. The job was a Project Manager in SF which he promptly filled. In Norm’s most successful client relationship he has cemented himself as an extension of their HR team, ready to place candidates on some of their toughest jobs. Norm also steps up to provide training and mentorship to the team! Norm has increased his production each year and we are looking forward to another great year of billing in 2018!
Thank you to Anthony and Norm for all you do!
Congratulations to our outstanding Direct Hire Division for surpassing their goals and winning the We Are Going to Hawaii Contest! The team along with members of our amazing support staff and leadership team enjoyed a trip to Honolulu!
Just because we aren’t in Hawaii doesn’t mean we can’t act like we are in Hawaii
Left to Right: Alana Klingman, Cailtin Letcher, Megan Schuyler, Christine Johns, Nora Kawaguchi, Bradon Rosengard, and (sitting) Jessica Hunt-West.
Our amazing team celebrating together in Hawaii!
Left to Right: Janet Zitron, Matt Guerrero, Cindi Valverde, Wendy Kendall, Mary Lindner, Heather Keller, John Pulsipher, Alan Gonzalez, Anthony Perez, Norman Biado, Lee Cervantez, Michael Sanchez, Brandon Williams, and Dennis Mangoba.
Celebrating 3 years at WM!
I’ve had the privilege of working with so many amazing people throughout my career and I am extremely thankful for my thoughtful teammates at Wollborg Michelson Recruiting! – Heather Keller
Cindi is a celebrity!
This was a Facebook post that was sent out by a candidate at today’s orientation that found us through our Facebook network! She was so inspired to hear about the family legacy and to have the opportunity to meet Cindi today that she had to share! Thank you to everyone who came out to support Rancho Cordova this week for our big push for this class! This post along with ALL the team effort shows that the WM fam both internally and externally is making a BIG impact!!
Employment Law 2018 – Representing WM!
The San Ramon team is ready to get a jump start on 2018!!!
Left to Right: Kofi Akoto, Heather Limosnero, Sarah Sachs, Happie Bal, Amber Taylor, and Emily Salter.
Happy holidays from the San Francisco Wollborg Michelson Team!
Left to Right: Michael Sanchez, Tam Phan, Lou Dirienzo, Anthony Perez, Dennis Mangoba, Bituin Cruz, CindyValverde, Brandon Williams, Heather Keller, Alan Gonzalez, and Norman Biado.
Wait, we didn’t clear him! Matt Guerrero, CSO of Wollborg Michelson Recruiting
Trick or Treat ! Happy Halloween from Wollborg Michelson Recruiting
WM Construction and Engineering recruiters out in the field visiting client sites
San Ramon is ready for their Recruiting Event “Welcome CSR and Administrative Assistant Candidates”
Our San Francisco Direct Hire Rock Stars!!!
Congratulations to our recruiters in Phoenix, instant prize in our “We Are Going to Hawaii Contest!”
Our new office in San Francisco
VP of Operations with our summer interns
Our San Ramon recruiters are one happy family!
Rancho Cordova celebrating Friday beach day!
Our San Francisco team at AT&T Park
Our SF team in their new office
San Ramon team “Paint Nite”
January Direct Hire Production Trophy
Congratulations to Anthony for winning the Direct Hire Top Production Trophy for January 2017 !!!
What is the story behind the trophy?
“This goes way back probably 15-20 years. We used to pouch it to the recruiter that had the highest production for the month and they would hold it until they were beat by another recruiter. Torrance held it the longest. We have had top producers in this branch since we opened our office. However, there was a recruiter up north that would sometimes snag it from us. J It has sat here for a long time but I remember how much fun it was to pass the baton! The trophy would sit in the branch at the front of the office so everyone could see it.” – Janet Zitron
Direct Hire Top Production Trophy
January 2017 Winner Anthony Perez !!!
San Francisco team celebrating “Fun Friday”
Congratulations to the 2016 Temporary Division!
Wollborg Michelson Recruiting is celebrating its highest temp annual revenue in sixteen (16) years!!! It is our recruiters hard work and dedication that make an incredible accomplishment like this possible. Thank you!
Allyn Friedrichsen, Amber Taylor, Harpreet Bal, Janet Zitron, Jennifer DeVito, Joel Schaefer, Kyle Atalig, Lauren Gearhart, Linda McDougal, Lindsey Cook, Maggie Hennessey, Matt Guerrero, Nicole Zbihley, Ron Christman
SF “White Elephant” gift exchange
Happy Thanksgiving from San Francisco
Torrance Producer’s Club winner!
Congratulations to Janet in Torrance for winning another Producer’s Club award. Torrance is full of rock stars! It must be that Hollywood lifestyle!
San Francisco Producer’s Club winners!
Congratulations to Cassie, Matt, and Norman on their Producer’s Club Awards!!!
Wollborg Michelson appreciates everything you do!
Wollborg Michelson employees on Coastal Cleanup Day
We’d like to give a shout-out to Wollborg Michelson employees, family, and friends! Thank you for volunteering on Coastal Cleanup Day!
Producer’s Club winner!
Congratulations Mary on your Producer’s Club award for the month of July! We have more awards on the way!
Relationships and the Wollborg Michelson history
On January 2, 1973, Wollborg Michelson opened its first office in San Francisco at 12o Montgomery Street, Suite 2460, The Equitable Building. It was a small office with a few employees. Virginia Wollborg was working on a desk placing mostly “Executive Secretaries” and Bernice Michelson was in charge of writing the ads and ordering supplies. At the time a top salary for an “Executive Secretary” was $9,000 per year and they almost always took shorthand. There were no computers, fax machines, voice mail, or even push button phones. There were lots of binders where you kept your records and bottles of white-out when you needed to make corrections. All this and Wollborg Michelson was a smashing success.
Across the hall was a start up company called “Charles Schwab” with a whopping 3-4 employees. Wollborg Michelson of course was there to place some of its first team members. As time went on, we expanded and opened our second branch in San Rafael, Marin County. After a number of years and when we had become a seasoned member of the community, we got a call from a start up company to supply 5 people to help stuff boxes with a new software. They had taken over what was an old BMW auto sales building. Who ever thought at the time that Microsoft would grow to be one of the largest companies in the world.
Wollborg Michelson is proud to be part of the growth of the Bay Area. It is amazing to see and to assist in the growth of so many extraordinary companies.
We may be much larger than we were in 1973, but the truth is nothing has really changed at W/M. We still place one candidate at a time and still build relationships with one client at a time. We still have our headquarters in San Francisco.
So you see nothing has really changed. Except that Charles Schwab has more than 3 or 4 employees and Microsoft isn’t a start up.
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