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Longwoods Publishing presents the HR Resources Newsletter – access to: a database of best practices; Longwoods recruitment sites; key employer recruitment portals; a history of leadership transitions and appointments; current employment opportunities and more.

Vol.3 No.14 | July 15, 2010

The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:  OdgersBerndtson


Workplace Rudeness: A New Pandemic? by Neil Seeman

Smartphone addiction (Blackberry or iPhone) during meetings, showing up late for meetings, and a lack of “Thank-yous” are infecting the workplace. Healthcare is no exception. What can be done to reverse the trend? Equally important, is workplace rudeness a public health issue?

From the HR Resources Database

21st Century Job Quality: Achieving What Canadians Want
Graham LoweAbstract
This new study, published by Canadian Policy Research Networks, is urging employers and governments to focus on job quality as a means to recruit and retain the workers needed for Canada’s future prosperity. In 21st Century Job Quality: Achieving What Canadians Want, author Graham Lowe finds that the economic prosperity of the new century hasn’t resulted in an overall improvement in job quality – even though many Canadian employers are struggling to attract and keep skilled workersTo see more articles from the HR Resources Database click here.

From the Longwoods Archives

Healthcare Papers, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010
Health Human Resources: Can Present Trends Be Altered?
Mark Rochon

Predicting the need for health human resources and ensuring an adequate supply continues to confound those with a stake in health services . The many interrelated factors that influence the demand and supply of health professionals seem to exceed our ability to develop strategies that ensure a healthy balance between the size of the health services workforce and the needs of Canadians.We continue to focus on specific health disciplines rather than considering alternatives and implementing policy options that recognize the interdependence of health professionals.

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Healthcare Facilities are invited to post positions for Front Line Nurses on the Nursing JobSheet web page at no charge. Recruiting agencies can post a nursing position free on Find a Nurse if they are also posting a leadership position on the Longwoods Healthcare JobSheet.

Here’s how it works – go to http://www.longwoods.com/jobs/nursing-jobsheet. Then click on “POST A JOB AD” and follow the instructions. Find a Nurse will be promoted in the Longwoods eLetter, which goes out every Tuesday morning to over 40,000+ healthcare readers.

The small print: Please put only one position per posting. The postings can be up to 150 words, plus URL to the webpage of your choice. There will be no charge for Front Line Nursing positions. For all other positions, please contact Susan Hale for rates and details or see the information here.

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July 13, 2010George Fieber has been appointed President, CNO Council
Kris Voycey has been appointed Vice-President, CNO Council
Monica Seawright has been appointed Vice-President, CNO Council
Susan McIsaac to President, United Way Toronto
Randall Sach to Director, international programs, Habitat for Humanity Canada
Greg Coutts to the TELUS Team, leading sales in Western Canada for the Health Solutions group

July 6, 2010

Alexa Brewerto the Champlain (Ontario) LHIN Board of Directors
Michael Cloutier to President and CEO Canadian Diabetes Association
David Lawson has returned to the Fraser Health Authority as Director, Clinical Commissioning & Partnerships.
Barb Shea to President, Products and Services. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Denis Bélanger to Director, Formulary Recommendations (CDR) and Rapid Response Services (HTIS), Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Trinh Luong to Director, Health Technology Assessment and Optimal Use (HTA and COMPUS), Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Sandy Pagotto to Director, Environmental Scanning and Program Development, Canadia Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Jane Farquharson, to Acting Vice-President, Programs, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Olivier Bohuon to Chief Executive Officer at Pierre Fabre Group
Phyllis Yaffe to Chair, Board of Governors, Ryerson University (Toronto)
Dr. Paul R. Katz to Vice-President, Medical Services and Chief of Staff, Baycrest (Toronto)
Dr. Randy McIntosh to Vice-President of Research, Baycrest and Director of the Rotman Research Institute. (Toronto)
Dr. Tomáš Paus to co-direct Baycrest’s new Toronto Trans-generational Brain and Body Centre.
Trent Henry to Chairman and CEO, Ernst & Young LLP
Glenna Raymond to President and CEO, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Whitby, Ontario)
Daphne Taras to Dean, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan
Mike Tremblay to President, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc.
Dwayne Martins to Chief Operating Officer, The University of Western Ontario
Dr. Martin Lees to Vice President and Chief Medical Executive, Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, ON
Michael Cloutier to President and CEO to the Canadian Diabetes Association

Review all recently reported Transitions here

Are you trying to recruit senior administrators? Are you looking for recognized leaders in healthcare? Do you need to recruit Nurses? Post your positions on the Longwoods Healthcare JobSheet.

Recruiters find the Longwoods Healthcare JobSheet gives very good return for healthcare positions. Posting is easy. Here are the details:

The JobSheet is simple: cheap, fast, efficient, & very effective. Cost is $1.00 a word per week (net + gst). Minimum $75.00 (net + gst) per posting. Logos can be included for an additional $20.00 (net + gst) each.

Positions are posted on the JobSheet and promoted in the weekly Longwoods eLetter, which goes out every Tuesday morning to over 40,000+ healthcare readers. Archives.
Note: Discounts apply for multiple week postings (i.e. 10% for 2 weeks, 15% for 3 weeks, 20% for 4 weeks). Postings are billed per week based on word count. All of our recruiting rates are net.
Here’s how it works – Send me the words and logo in a Word document. I will send you a quote, then I will post the ad online and send you a URL for proofing. We will invoice by mail unless a different method is requested. Want to know more? Contact Susan Hale by email or call 416-864-9667 x 104.

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