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Laura Urgell

Sr. Recruiter & Talent Acq.

Pierpoint was founded in 2003 by CEO Miguel Terrizano, an innovator in sourcing technology who previously created Avature, the well-established CRM product. With initial offices in San Jose, CA, and Buenos Aires, Pierpoint developed a strong reputation for technical recruitment based on integrity,...
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Sr. Recruiter & Talent Acquisition  
Pierpoint, February 2015 to Present, Sunnyvale, California United States
(Electrical Engineering)
I am a senior recruiter who is driven and likes to provide excellent results. I am adamant about exploring challenging new ways to connect candidates with our client's opportunities while keeping them both fully engaged. Being fully bilingual I am sensitive to cultural diversity and I'm able to connect with candidates and clients on a deeper level. Passionate about finding the right person for our client, meticulous, organized and ready for a challenge. Soy una recruiter/team lead senior que es emprendedora y le gusta ofrecer excelentes resultados. Soy firme en explorar maneras creativas para conectar candidatos con oportunidades laborales de mis clientes mientras mantengo al candidato y al cliente entretenidos durante el proceso. Siendo bilingüe, soy sensible a la diversidad cultural y soy capaz de conectar con candidatos y clientes de una manera mas profunda. Soy apasionada en encontrar la persona correcta para nuestro cliente, meticulosa, organizada y lista para un desafío.

TeamLead/Sourcing Specialist  
Futurestep, May 2013 to February 2015, California United States

Recruiter in high-impact recruiting solutions leader consulting company, carrying out selection processes for management level positions in multinational companies. My responsibilities entail: - Development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies; - Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings; - Improve and review job descriptions; - Design opening postings for job boards and other position appropriate venues; - Develop a pool of qualified candidates, through active and passive candidate recruiting; - Networking through contacts; - Researching new ways of using the Internet for recruitment and using social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates; Leverage in-house (Searcher Express®, Avature CRM®, etc) or client ATS (Hub; Taleo, etc) to identify and recruit the very best candidates; - Create prescreen questions and prescreen candidates in Spanish, and English; and - Organize, lead and document post-interview debrief/feedback and post-mortems; and present candidates to clients to effectively fill open positions, always communicating with them regularly to establish rapport and gauge morale. email me resumes at

Internal Recruiter/Executive Assistant  
TXT International, January 2012 to Present

TXT International is an international headhunting recruitment firm, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but with clients and candidates all over the world. Executive Assistant/Internal Recruiter • Identify and targeting potential candidates to work at TXT • Screening, and interviewing candidates • Internal Business transactions • Day to Day activities • IT Assistance • Human Resources duties • Administrator

Criminal Defense Paralegal  
Law Office of Ruben Munoz, June 2009 to September 2011

Office Manager  
Action Mobile Copy, June 2006 to May 2009

Manage office Day to day operations Legal document processing Prepare subpoenas

Legal Secretary/Assistant  
Law Office of Paul Stucki, March 2003 to May 2006

Prepare legal documents for clients, including: wills, trusts, amendments, healthcare directives, and powers of attorney for asset management, deeds and assessor's forms. Prepare pleadings Prepare discovery Managed billing of services to clients E-filing Multi-phone system Manage calendar for three attorneys Filed and indexed clients Court Filings Assist attorneys with Spanish speaking clients


University of Cincinnati  
Masters of Science, Criminal Justice, Jan, 2010 to Jan, 2011

Sonoma State University  
Paralegal Certificate, Paralegal Studies, Jan, 2007 to Jan, 2009

California State University-Long Beach  
B.S., Criminal Justice, Jan, 2005 to Jan, 2007

Laguna Hills High School