National Consulting Solutions in Human Resources, IT, Pharmaceutical, Corporate, Support, Sales and Finance

Can't Live Without:

Diet Pepsi (Do they have a rehab program for addicts?)

Motto:

“Perception is Reality.”
Judgements are made in an instant so represent yourself authentically and consistently, in all aspects of life.

Pet Peeves:

People who are not direct. Self-proclaimed “experts.”

Guilty Pleasures:

‘80s and ‘90s heavy metal music. ALL The Reality TV Housewives.

Passions:

Music. Red Bulls Soccer. Helping people get back to work.

After graduating NYU and working several years in the music industry for Sony Music, Gail began her staffing career. She had a very successful, 9 year run as an agency recruiter before joining  Cegedim Dendrite as Director of Recruiting. Gail continued her corporate recruiting career with Taratec (acquired by Patni), where she headed up staffing for the pharmaceutical compliance firm. In 2004, Gail returned to agency recruiting at The Asher Group, where she specialized in placing HR professionals. Six years later she formed Consultnetworx, where she spearheads business development, implements strategic plans and oversees operations.

In addition to leading her staffing team, Gail is very active both in the recruiting industry and with local charities. Her ancillary work includes:

  • Founder/President of Human Resources NJ LinkedIn Group.
  • Creator of TEAM Consultnetworx, a growing group of volunteers who take part in the Revlon Breast Walk/Run to benefit breast cancer charities.
  • Director of the firm’s sister company, Speednetworx.
  • Creator of SpeedHIRE, the first highly-targeted, high-speed, high volume recruiting event of its kind.
  • Founder/President of HRNJ Mentors for Teens, a local program focusing on teen empowerment.
  • Sponsor of the Red Bulls’ Tickets for Troops initiative, which makes it possible for local service men and women and their families to attend soccer matches.

Can't Live Without:

Bruce Springsteen. Erase Paste. To-do lists. My MacBook.

Pet Peeves:

Slow drivers in the left lane. Anything and everything Shabby Chic. The misuse of there, they're and their.

Collects:

Zithers. Butterfly Specimens.

Little-Known Fact:

My maiden name – Lakritz – means “Licorice” in German. (And I happen to love Twizzlers. They're fat-free!)

Favorite Quote:

“There is No Luggage Rack on a Hearse.”

Erica began her career as a Junior Copywriter for Ziff-Davis Publishing, where she first honed her direct marketing skills by writing thousands of magazine subscription cards. From there, she climbed ranks to become a Senior Copywriter. In 1995, she joined the Columbia House Company as Director of the Video Editorial Department. A few years later, Erica ventured out on her own to launch a virtual marketing agency, where she and her partners created print and online promotions as well as web sites for varied clientele.

In 2011, Erica joined the Consultnetworx family and is the primary steward of its brand messaging. In her role, she has helped the firm discover a unique voice, translate it into relevant, memorable content, and use creative communication strategies to share information  with current and future candidates and clients.

Erica is a graduate of University of Delaware with a BA in English.