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Kate Benson

Member since June 2012Contact Kate

A founding member of Martens & Heads!, Kate has 15+ years of executive search expertise in retail, fashion and luxury for global iconic brands like LVMH and Prada, to start-ups. Her experience within brands and in executive search gives her a keen understanding of client needs and unsurpassed access to industry talent. She is active in industry associations including: the Fashion Group International, Cosmetic Executive Women, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

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  • How To Interview Effectively in Marketing Daily on 07/06/2012

    Interviewing is an art. There's no guarantee the interviewer knows how to make the most of 60 minutes. Candidates often report doing less than half the talking. So how do you make an impression when the interviewer isn't a good listener, talks too much, or works off prepared questions?

  • Culture Fosters Innovation  in Marketing Daily on 05/09/2012

    Innovation is the name of the game in many industries, certainly in all of those that we recruit for. Innovation fosters new products, new categories and new consumerism -- which leads to what we are all in business for: to make money. I believe that some of the most innovative endeavors come not only from those million-dollar ideas (or million-dollar investments), but from people.

  • Anatomy Of A CEO  in Marketing Daily on 11/28/2011

    The image of the model CEO has changed greatly over the first decade of the 21st century. No longer is there an exact formula to describe the anatomy of perfection in a leader.

  • Hiring Across Channels Expands Brand Potential  in Marketing Daily on 07/18/2011

    The best way to be a pioneer or visionary in your trade is for your employees to lay claim and draw inspiration from myriad experiences.

  • Monetizing Luxury Online  in Marketing Daily on 05/10/2011

    You better be findable on Facebook, because if you're searched for and absent, you've failed your following.

  • Let Retail, Fashion Consumers Join Brand Community  in Marketing Daily on 04/05/2011

    Brand stewardship must remain at the forefront. People crave compelling stories -- so tell one through the brand.

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