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Gail Tolstoi-Miller

Gail Tolstoi-Miller

    • Award-winning career coach, staffing & business strategist, national speaker, and author
    • Diversity, Inclusion, Unconscious Bias and Corporate Culture Leader
    • Gail's "So What" approach to combatting bias & focusing on what matters
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$15,000 - $20,000

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Travels From

New Jersey

Unconscious bias: Stereotypical hiring practices | TEDxLincolnSquare

Unconscious bias: Stereotypical hiring practices | TEDxLincolnSquare

Inspirational. Motivational. And 100%, totally real. CEO Gail Tolstoi-Miller is a Jersey girl turned award-winning career coach, staffing & business strategist, national speaker, and author.

Whether she’s advising executives on their broken hiring processes or setting job candidates straight about their blind spots, Gail doesn’t pull any punches. With over 20 years of industry experience with fortune 500 companies & start-ups and over 15,000 job placements, her insider perspective will shock and surprise you.

Gail’s companies include Consultnetworx, which trains companies on hiring best practices, diversity & inclusion, bias, corporate culture and recruitment strategies; and Careernetworx, which provides coaching solutions to candidates and entrepreneurs. Also, Gail has an online Udemy course on Unconscious Bias and a weekly podcast called A No BS Life.

Gail speaks globally at conventions, organizations, universities, associations and other venues. Gail’s first book, Networking Karma, won IndieReader’s 2016 Discover Award for best business book of 2016. In addition, she has won top diversity business award 5 years in a row, has won several entrepreneurship awards and has been in global publications such as Forbes, Fox, MSN, and Inc. Gail is an NYU graduate, with a BA in Sociology and Philosophy. Gail is a breast cancer and music industry survivor.

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Your Organization: Focus on What Truly Matters

Unconscious Bias is inevitable. It impacts all facets of your organization from recruiting, diversity & inclusion, employee engagement, communication, innovation, customers and profit (Gail can focus on one of these areas or touch upon all and create an industry-specific talk)

In this informative and eye-opening talk, Gail will share how to recognize and overcome unconscious bias so you can make better decisions, hire the best talent, boost profits, build diversity, improve innovation and build a better customer experience.

  • Identify the various unconscious biases that are holding your company back from achieving its full potential
  • Understand the impact of unconscious bias in your life and business
  • Discover the secret technique to combat unconscious bias and learn how to focus on what truly matters to make better organizational and personal decisions

 

Build Resilience: Overcome Adversity and Conquer Obstacles in your Professional and Personal Life

In the height of Gail’s business success, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Gail will share her experiences, challenges, and mindset that allowed her to overcome tough obstacles that allowed her to thrive personally and professionally. This talk is aimed at building a healthy perspective so you can conquer anything.

  • Learn how to shift your mindset that will empower you to go from stuck to unstuck
  • Be comfortable in the uncomfortable and build a “gritty” you & organization
  • Why adversity is not your enemy and use it to your advantage

 

The Courage to Authenticity in Your Life and Business

Gail will share her personal journey of being authentic to herself and leading an organization that stays true to its values so you can have the courage to keep it real.

  • Why fitting in sucks and authenticity matters to yourself, leadership and organizations
  • Self-Awareness: What’s holding you back from living a life that is true to you
  • Take action and learn how to build the confidence to show up authentically to bring out the best in you, your team and organization

 

Rock Your Job Search Strategy: Get Insider Tips on How to Land Your Dream Job Quickly and Successfully

Over a million resumes reviewed and 20+ years of recruiting and career coaching experience, Gail will share her insider perspective on how to land a job effectively. This talk is perfect for college students and any audience that wants to help job seekers land a job.

  • What are you doing wrong? Understand the mind of recruiters and hiring managers so you reverse engineer your job search process
  • Why should they hire you? Learn how to stand out and put the best version of yourself out to the world
  • Discover hacks and a process that is efficient and effective in landing your next job
  • Leverage Networking Karma: land your next job and build a successful career
  • Learn how to overcome frustration and be positive while searching for a job

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