Karin O’Leary, Department of Justice

Karin O\'Leary is one of seven winners of Federal News Radio\'s 2010 Causey Awards. O\'Leary was nominated for putting into place new recruitment processes to i...

NAME: Karin O’Leary

TITLE: Director of Budget

AGENCY: Department of Justice

During FY 2009, despite financial constraints, Karin was focused on creating an optimal workforce staffed with the right mix of talented, proactive career oriented people. Karin’s priority was building a strong workforce and building the staff for the future. Karin undertook a number of initiatives in which she spent considerable time investing in her staff to create a high performance work team. Specifically in FY 2009 she focused on: identification of the organization’s strengths and areas that needed improvement; implementation of new recruitment processes; and revitalization of retention efforts. (Read the full nomination.)

“Demonstrated strong HR leadership in a challenging area for attracting, developing and retaining talent”…”Intrigued and impressed by idea of customer surveys for a budget office”…”Her emphasis on staff training, mentoring and communication is important”…”Smart, savy…”

See the complete list of Causey Award winners by clicking here.

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