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Coffee & Careers: Show Me The Money

Presented by Anne Laguzza,

A conversation on salary negotiation with Anne Laguzza, CEO of The Works Consulting

Channel Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire. Drop mic. If only salary negotiations were that easy. In the real world, there’s a lot you can do, and probably should do, to get the money you deserve in your next job. After all, you’re going to give a lot of yourself to your employer. You want to make sure you’re being fairly compensated for it.

This week Cindi interviews Anne Laguzza, CEO of The Works Consulting, about the three essential salary negotiation steps—doing your research, communicating your worth, and opening the discussion. Join us for Anne’s tips on all three.

This is a virtual session, so feel free to share with your friends.


Anne Laguzza is the CEO of The Works Consulting. As a seasoned business executive with human resources management, leadership development, and performance coaching experience, Anne works with clients from a variety of industries to develop better systems, maximize employee productivity, and enable management to focus on business growth.

Prior to founding The Works Consulting, Anne served as the Regional Human Resources Director for a Fortune 500 distribution company. There she led a merger transition team and was responsible for strategic planning, implementing new policies and procedures, workforce restructuring, compensation structures, and integrating the work cultures for over 600 employees.

In addition, Anne was formerly the Human Resources and Training Director for a start-up entertainment company. At this company, Anne was responsible for organizing and implementing a company-wide program that involved new company direction and strategic planning. Prior to her work in the entertainment industry, Anne served as the Regional Training Manager for a nationwide retailer. As part of a corporate expansion project, she developed and launched a multi-state training program for human resources managers.

Anne earned her Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management, and is the Board Chair for Harbor Interfaith Services and a Board Manager for the YMCA, Los Altos. Anne has taught human resources and management courses at Long Beach City College and California State University, Dominguez Hills, and volunteers at non-profit organizations teaching interviewing skills to adults seeking re-entry into the workforce.


Coffee & Careers, hosted by Cindi Boudreaux, is a FREE bimonthly series designed to provide job seekers and marketing professionals looking to advance their careers with insights into today’s job market, helpful resources and expert career tips.

Who is Cindi Boudreaux? Cindi is an Executive Search Partner at Mogul where she places professionals in Director, VP, SVP, EVP, President, C-Suite, and Board of Directors roles at Fortune 500 and fast-growing companies.

She has a background in marketing and business development and a passion for helping professionals build their dream career and succeed in the marketplace.

Get excited for knowledgeable guests and experts from all industries ready to dish out the wisdom.