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Talent management: The burning platform

Why would a smart and talented person want to work in your organization? All leaders regardless of the sector need to ask themselves this...

Technology for improved workplace safety and efficiency

Trying to determine whether Vocera, a wireless communications system, is a phone, pager or walkie talkie, depends on who you’re speaking to. Yet, to...

Ambitious recruitment campaign: 200 nurses in 200 days

In response to the growing need for professional nursing staff at its hospitals – Brampton Civic and Etobicoke General – William Osler Health Centre...

Delivering exceptional teaching may ease doctor shortage in Barrie

If you build it, they will come - doctors that is. And once they get here, they won’t want to leave. That’s the thinking behind...

Creative recruitment and retention strategies

Hospitals and health-care providers across Canada face numerous challenges as we begin 2009, but we also foresee many opportunities. Our challenges include increasing demands...

Promoting health and well-being: Staff walk around the world 4.6 times

St. Joseph’s Health Care, London knows how to step it up. More than 1,500 staff laced up their running shoes, clipped on a pedometer...

The Scarborough Hospital embraces workplace health and safety

The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has completely turned around its safety rating over the past two years, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars while engaging...

First provincial mental health nursing residency program

Ontario’s Chief Nursing Officer Vanessa Burkoski presented the first group of post graduate mental health nursing residents with their certificates of completion during a...

Quality of work life is key to West Park’s new human resources strategy

The future is difficult to anticipate, especially in the world of health-care human resources. But West Park Healthcare Centre is charging ahead with much...

Misericordia’s peer coaching proving to be powerful

Have you ever left for work in a bad mood because of an argument with your spouse or kids? Did your neighbour do something...

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