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Il Fornaio Restaurant
1800 Rosecrans Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Thursday, August 02, 2018, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM PDT
Category: South Bay


Speaker Anne Laguzza -  Topic " Fire up Your Hiring "


***Thank You Sponsors: Abacus Wealth Partners & Guzman Law Group P.C.***


All BP Members and Guests, we invite you to join us at the elegant Il Fornaio Restaurant (in Manhattan Beach, on Rosecrans Ave conveniently located near the 405, free convenient parking, an exquisite warm breakfast buffet-they are bringing in a Chef early just for us, AND we have the entire restaurant all to ourselves!). RSVP at a discount now for only $12 ($20 at the door).


MEETING TOPIC: Speaker Anne Laguzza -  Topic " Fire up Your Hiring "


Learn a simple, direct, and actionable approach ensuring your company stands out from the rest, recruits the best, and are set up for long-term success.  

By learning and implementing these steps, and more, you will definitely Fire Up Your Hiring!


  • How to attract the best candidate setting yourself apart from your competition
  • Shift your approach to the hiring process to set yourself up for success when selecting  
  • The real recruiting begins after the offer letter is given


With unemployment at an all-time low – this is a timely topic!


Bio: Anne Laguzza is the President 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 in 2001, Anne served as the Regional Human Resources Director for a Fortune 500 distribution company where 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 where she organized and implemented a company-wide change management 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 where she developed and launched a multi-state training program for human resources managers as part of a corporate expansion project.


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 a board member for Harbor Interfaith Services and an advisory board member for Arthritis National Research Foundation. 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.