Ask the CHCO: Justice Department

Tuesday - 6/30/2009, 3:32pm EDT

This week, we talk to Mari Barr Santangelo, Chief Human Capital Officer at the U.S. Department of Justice.

She is also the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Human Resources and Administration.

Interview highlights:

  • Santangelo talks about the multiple challenges facing the massive agency.
  • She talks to us about what the deparment is doing about the President's order on same-sex benefits.
  • Her personal thoughts on moving up through the federal government. Should you stay at one agency and move up or work at multiple agencies.
  • We talk about the issues surrounding the increasing number of retirments at DOJ, including developing new leaders and knowledge transfer.