Laura Merino

Direct Hire Recruiter

Location: Boise


Laura is Atlas Staffing’s Direct Hire Recruiter. She is responsible for recruiting for high level positions. Laura is focused on customer loyalty, and building close long-term client relationships. With 20 years of knowledge and experience in the staffing industry, Laura can pivot and adjust with the ever-changing environment of the industry. She has a background in accounting, human resources, and staffing, as well as an understanding of the numbers side of business and how it relates to building a roadmap for success.


Laura enjoys the forward-thinking company culture and people at Atlas Staffing. The values are ones that inspire the team to give their daily best. She looks forward to developing best practices for our team to position Atlas as the primary staffing provider.


Get To Know Laura


When you were 5 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?  

I wanted to be an astronaut. 


What was your first job? 

When I was a senior in high school, I worked as a parttime admin at a mortuary doing paperwork. 


If you could pick one celebrity or historical figure to have lunch with, who would it be? 

Marcus Lemonis from the show The Profit. He’s so smart! 


What’s your favorite quote? 

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. – Jennifer Lee


What’s something completely random that nobody would’ve guessed about you? 

I am a thrill seeker. I love the rush! If you are up for skydiving or bungee jumping, I will be the first one in line to join you!


What was your first car?  

I owned a Chevy Chevette. 


What’s a fun fact nobody would have guessed about you?

In 2015, my husband and I sold our home and everything we owned to travel for one year. It was the scariest but most freeing adventure experiencing so many places and cultures and getting out of our comfort zone.



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