Archive for May, 2012
Hard to believe that the CFO of a public company felt the need to use social media to vent his frustrations about his employer, a public company. Not only did the CFO of Francesca’s Holdings Corp. use his Twitter account to vent about the company’s Board but he maintained a blog and a publicly viewable profile on Facebook. There is one word for this type of activity reminiscent of a recurring segment of the Weekend Update skit on SNL: REALLY!?
How is it possible that Yahoo hired its CEO Scott Thompson, missing the fact that he misrepresented his credentials – to wit, he claimed to have a degree in computer science when he did not?
How is it possible that one of the nation’s leading top executive search firms did not uncover this fact during its due diligence on behalf of Yahoo?