Profile of Kate Samson

Kate Samson writes The Art of HR Success column in the Burnside News for Kelly Services. Follow us on Twitter @KellyServicesNS. Join us on Facebook: Kelly Halifax.

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  • Evaluate branding when considering a potential employer

    Branding involves carefully structuring a company (or personal) image to generate positive, hopefully glowing tributes to products, services and ...

  • What not to include in your resumé

    You’ve probably read tons of advice and recommendations on the design and information you should include in your professional resumé, but has ...

  • Role models wanted

    Are you a good role model? If you hold the position of manager your answer should be a resounding "yes." Just having a diploma on your wall won't ...

  • Improve your listening skills

    The necessity of good listening skills to your managerial performance is often underrated, but understanding their importance and adopting the ...

  • Top 10 personal branding tips

    Being aware of new, effective ideas to help you develop and strengthen your personal brand can really enhance your image. William Arruda, founder ...

  • Learn to make good presentations

    While some people love the spotlight, others equate making a presentation with a serious visit to the dentist without the benefit of anaesthesia; ...

  • Become a delegation expert

    Many newer managers face a learning curve regarding delegation because for a long time, they have probably been the recipients, not the ...

  • Limit your daily interruptions

    Phone calls, emails, chatty co-workers – the list of daily interruptions is almost endless; once interrupted, studies show that it's very ...

  • Top five ways to build customer loyalty

    There are few more important keys to profitability than a loyal customer base. This doesn't involve complex, cutting-edge strategy expertise; as ...

  • Tips for a successful employee orientation program

    A good new employee orientation program delivers multiple benefits to your company, some of which are often overlooked. Here are but a few of the ...