Include diversity and affirmative employment measures as critical elements in executive and management performance plans.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Develop SEP programmatic training for Special Emphasis Program/EEO and HR Managers either virtually or in conjunction with national affinity conferences. All training should offer information about [email protected], Veterans hiring initiatives and special hiring authorities for People with Disabilities and Veterans.
Increase the diversity of the applicant pool for Senior Executive Service (SES) positions in the VA.
Increase outreach to AAPI communities to improve AAPI application rates for VA employment. Market and brand the VA as a model employer.
Continue to implement VA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan. Identify agency materials that reach an AAPI audience and monitor to ensure that materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate.Assess and address need for in-language services across programs.