December 16, 2021

Building a diverse workforce: Part 2

By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN

A diverse workforce benefits the organization and the community, but it can be challenging to achieve. OR Manager recently spoke with experts from leadership, human resources, and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) to gain insights into how nurse leaders can build a diverse workforce. Part 1 (OR Manager, November/December 2021, pp 1, 6–9) discussed the value of diversity and the role of corporate culture and education. Part 2 addresses how to overcome challenges to building—and sustaining—a diverse workforce, including resistance, recruitment, onboarding, and sustainability.

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