BECKI CLAGUE

Founder/CEO

As Founder and CEO, Becki brings her passion for people to life at California People Search. With nearly three decades of perfecting her expertise in pursuing the best client and candidate partnerships, she brings a style of polished panache to the recruiting, staffing, and talent acquisition industry. Becki began her business with a background of education in Human Development and Psychology, and a love for seeing people succeed. This provides her the broad focus to see beyond the surface details and dial-in into a dedicated and specialized recruiting niche. Becki finds the hidden talents of an individual along with discovering the unidentified needs of the client to provide fluidity to building of successful and long-lasting business partnerships.

PUJA VENKATARAMAN

Senior Talent Partner

Puja is not new to California People Search, having worked with the firm a number of years ago, and is now returning to us in her role as Director of Talent Acquisition. Puja brings her passion for client and candidate development, and strengthening existing partnerships for the firm. Puja comes with a BSc in International Hospitality Management from Les Roches, a private hospitality university located in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. Her most recent experience was with the retained search firm Riviera Partners, which represents the hottest venture capital-backed and emerging growth companies. Puja supported the co-founder and Managing Partner as his Executive Assistant for several years, while also leading Internal Recruiting efforts as the Head of Internal Recruiting. Puja looks forward to helping our clients and candidates find the perfect fit in making that memorable hire!

LINA JIMENEZ

Administrative Coordinator

Lina is an energetic, passionate, and hardworking individual with a passion in autism advocacy, developing and maintaining relationships, and reading great literature. She has administrative and customer service experience, and has worn many hats. From establishing relationships with customers, taking on bigger roles, and working with executive teams, Lina is happy to take on any task. She is extremely motivated, organized, and disciplined. While her last title was Office Administrator, in reality she was known as the “go-to person.” Since she was well-versed on nearly all aspects of the business, clients came to respect and acknowledge her efficiency. She thrives on the excitement of being able to create and support relationships. No matter where she is, the quality of her work has always been top-notch, due to her dedication, loyalty, and her ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. She prides herself in taking ownership of all her responsibilities, and effectively managing her schedule with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency. She’s learned to be flexible, roll with the changes, and get things done.

Nikka Sevilla

Recruiter

Nikka is the newest addition to California People Search. A budding recruiter who enjoys meeting new people, building relationships, and sharing her passion for mental health awareness. Bringing her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, in which she graduated Cum Laude. Nikka is always ready to bring her A-game in everything she does. Her experience came from recruiting a solid group of talents who has proven to be an excellent fit for clients in various industries, including the Legal, Legal Technology, Information Technology, and Venture Capital industries. She is thrilled to take her journey to be a great matchmaker for clients and candidates.