Yahoo CEO Caught Padding his Resume

Recently it was determined that the CEO of Yahoo had “bent the truth” regarding his educational background. Mr. Scott Thompson claimed to receive a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College. Researchers looking into his background determined that Mr. Thompson had only received a degree in accounting; he never received a degree…

Newark NJ Wants to “Ban the Box”

Ronald C. Rice of Newark, NJ is trying to pass legislation that will prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their previous criminal activity. Affectionately called “Ban the Box” (referring to the box that applicants check when asked if they’ve been convicted of a crime), cities like Philadelphia and Detroit have already adopted this legislation.…