Gail Miller

About the Author

Gail Tolstoi-Miller is the CEO and chief staffing strategist for Consultnetworx, a national consulting and staffing firm. In addition, she is the CEO of SpeedHIRE, the only nationwide targeted invitational recruiting event organization.

Transgender Inclusion: Is Your Diversity Program Truly Comprehensive?

You’ve likely read the People Magazine headline that Bruce Jenner is, “Transitioning Into a Woman.” You may have also seen the digital network shows, Orange is the New Black and Transparent, which have both won critical acclaim for taking the transgender experience to the cable viewing audience. As buzz about these shows gets louder, a growing audience is…

Score Some Winning Insight From a Sports Recruiter’s Perspective

Recently, I’ve become immersed in some unfamiliar recruiting territory — collegiate sports! As I work with my son, a student athlete, to navigate the college exploration process, I’m noticing many similarities between these two worlds of talent search. Last month, I met Jay, a sports recruiter/scout who has placed numerous incredible college athletes…

Texting For Talent: Is This a Recruiting Trend Whose Time Has Come?

Fingers and thumbs sending a text message on a smart phone

Many HR departments are at a crossroads with their recruiting effort, wondering how to improve staffing and wondering which technologies they should implement into their process. Using texting as a means of candidate communication is an option being explored by a growing number of firms. But for every supporter there is a critic…

Bring in the Reserves: an Argument for Over-Hiring

Consider this scenario: A talent acquisition director makes a seemingly great hire for a specialized manufacturing role. However, several weeks after the new employee starts the job, another, better — actually, amazing — candidate is referred by a colleague. The HR professional decided to bring in the late-coming candidate for an informal interview…