VISN 4<br />Diversity Recruiting Challenge<br />Team Coast2Coast <br />Andrew Kohn, Joanne Newborn, Brian Renaud, Carrie R...
Current Recruitment Practices<br /><ul><li>Apply through Federal Government’s USAjobs.gov
Recruit top physicians & nurses
Diversity focus only on persons                      		with disabilities</li></li></ul><li>Diversity Recruitment Issues<br...
VA’s Goals of Diversity<br /><ul><li>Create a Diverse Workforce
Cultivate a Flexible and Inclusive Work Environment.
 Facilitate Outstanding Stakeholder         Relations.</li></li></ul><li>Legal Implications<br />Race<br /><ul><li>Protect...
Diversity is Good Business<br /><ul><li>Reduces attrition and retains top talent
Increases operational efficiency
Reduces time lost to conflicts
Ties VISN 4 more closely with its clientele
Supports VISN 4 marketing and outreach</li></li></ul><li>Changing Demographics<br /><ul><li>Higher percentage of minoritie...
More children are speaking languages other than English at home
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Team coast2coast iMBA 544 Final Presentation - VISN 4 Diversity Challenge

  1. 1. VISN 4<br />Diversity Recruiting Challenge<br />Team Coast2Coast <br />Andrew Kohn, Joanne Newborn, Brian Renaud, Carrie Requist, Shimir Varia<br />
  2. 2. Current Recruitment Practices<br /><ul><li>Apply through Federal Government’s USAjobs.gov
  3. 3. Recruit top physicians & nurses
  4. 4. Diversity focus only on persons with disabilities</li></li></ul><li>Diversity Recruitment Issues<br /><ul><li>VA’s “Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Program Evaluation” 2007</li></ul>Assessments<br />On-site Audits<br />Improvement Action Plans<br />
  5. 5. VA’s Goals of Diversity<br /><ul><li>Create a Diverse Workforce
  6. 6. Cultivate a Flexible and Inclusive Work Environment.
  7. 7. Facilitate Outstanding Stakeholder Relations.</li></li></ul><li>Legal Implications<br />Race<br /><ul><li>Protected Classes</li></ul>Gender<br />Color<br />Disability<br />Political Affiliation<br />Genetic<br />Info<br />Religion<br />National Origin<br />Age<br />Parental / Marital Status<br />Sexual<br />Orientation<br />Retaliation<br />Veteran<br />Status<br />
  8. 8. Diversity is Good Business<br /><ul><li>Reduces attrition and retains top talent
  9. 9. Increases operational efficiency
  10. 10. Reduces time lost to conflicts
  11. 11. Ties VISN 4 more closely with its clientele
  12. 12. Supports VISN 4 marketing and outreach</li></li></ul><li>Changing Demographics<br /><ul><li>Higher percentage of minorities in highest poverty schools
  13. 13. More children are speaking languages other than English at home
  14. 14. Lower non-Hispanic/white segment of students in public schools</li></li></ul><li>Need for diversification<br /><ul><li>Globalized patient and labor market population
  15. 15. Mergers and alliances
  16. 16. New business strategies</li></li></ul><li>Current Diversity Initiatives<br /><ul><li>Employee Diversity Training
  17. 17. VA Diversity Award
  18. 18. Strategic Outreach Recruiting</li></li></ul><li>Recruitment<br /><ul><li>Create a Diverse Pipeline
  19. 19. Partner with Colleges</li></li></ul><li>Compensation & Incentives<br /><ul><li>Tie Diversity to bonus program
  20. 20. Diversity target for hiring managers</li></li></ul><li>Annual Reviews<br /><ul><li>Assess employees on Diversity
  21. 21. Employees as examples of “living diversity”
  22. 22. Examples:</li></ul>Part of diversity recruiting<br />Learning a new language<br />Cultural training<br />
  23. 23. Conclusion<br /><ul><li>Heading the Correct Direction
  24. 24. Demonstrated Operational Capability
  25. 25. Diverse Workforce = Diverse Ideas</li>

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