Yahoo CEO out after resume scandal – reports

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Discussion:  In the last several days, it has been brought to the public’s attention that the CEO of Yahoo padded his resume.  He has since resigned from his post as CEO.  Scott Thompson added three untruthful words, “and computer science”, to the phrase, “graduated with his B.S. in accounting and computer science.”  The sticking point… Read more »

Who is Apple’s new CEO?

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Discussion:  Tim Cook is the new CEO of Apple.  He is taking over for Steve Jobs, Apple’s very visible co-founder, visionary, and CEO since 1997.  The change in leadership is supported by the majority of Apple’s employees and stakeholders as Jobs voluntarily resigns his post for health reasons.  The real test for Apple and Cook… Read more »

The present and the future of the mobile workforce

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Discussion: iPass, a major wireless service provider, surveyed mobile-enabled professionals and reported the top five mobile workforce trends for 2010.  The results are a bit surprising: the median age of the mobile worker is 46, a whopping 97% of mobile employees carry two or more mobile devices, and 88% are checking their smartphones during downtime…. Read more »

Wall Street Journal – Psych Majors Aren’t Happy With Options

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Description: It’s official: Management Information Systems (MIS) majors are happiest with their careers according to an article coming out of the Wall Street Journal’s Paths to Professions project. Source: Joe Light, Wall Street Journal Date: 10/11/2010 Link: http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052748704011904575538561813341020-lMyQjAxMTAwMDEwMzExNDMyWj.html