Casting directors are among the unsung heroes of film and TV production. They have to sift through a lot of chaff to find the best wheat for the cast – a process that's hilariously demonstrated in the Canadian web series “The Casting Room”.
Super un-competitive former Internet pioneer Yahoo is still in the cellar-dweller class after the ignominious departure of CEO Scott Thompson. Thompson’s departure may be just a further humiliation but it’s not the whole story. That’s much worse.
Scott Thompson, the recently hired CEO for Internet juggernaut Yahoo, is reportedly stepping down due to the controversy that plagued the company this week over his education credentials posted on his resume.
The proxy fight between Yahoo and shareholder firm Third Point took a new turn with the revelation by Daniel Loeb, CEO of Third Point, that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson does not have a computer science degree as claimed in documents filed with the SEC.
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It is being reported that Yahoo Inc. will begin its much anticipated restructuring effort this month when it lays off thousands of employees next week. The company's complete restructuring initiative will be announced the week after.
If you’ve been wondering what’s happening with Yahoo lately, you’re not alone. So have investors and customers. The new CEO Scott Thompson comes from Paypal where he was the company's president and he's already had some flak fired at him.
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Yahoo has selected PayPal president Scott Thompson to be its next chief executive officer. Thompson will be given the task to completely revise its online advertising business model. It will be official as of Jan. 9.