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She Lied on Her Resume, Lost More Than Her Job

Australia's Veronica Theriault is now losing her freedom, too

(Newser) - She got the government job, and then a jail sentence. Veronica Hilda Theriault of Australia will spend the next year in jail after lying on the resume she submitted to land the role of chief information officer in South Australia's Department of the Premier and Cabinet in 2017, reports...

With No Training, Woman Worked as a Nurse for 20 Years

Fired employee used license number of someone with the same name

(Newser) - A woman who had no training or certification worked as a nurse for 20 years before being caught and fired, Quebec's Order of Nurses says. She worked in several different departments in a hospital in Jonquière, Quebec, including surgery, the CBC reports, using the license number of another...

Disabled Job Seekers Face Steep Discrimination

Employers much less interested in applicants who noted disability in cover letter

(Newser) - Last year, only 17.1% of the disabled population in the US was employed, in stark contrast to the 64.6% for the non-disabled, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics . A new study out of Rutgers and Syracuse University may point to the hidden bias that explains this. Researchers sent...

Yahoo Board Probes CEO's Fake Résumé Debacle
Yahoo Board Probes CEO's Fake Résumé Debacle

Yahoo Board Probes CEO's Fake Résumé Debacle

Scott Thompson apologizes; director in charge of vetting to step down

(Newser) - Yahoo’s board is investigating the mess surrounding CEO Scott Thompson’s inflated résumé , and is hiring a law firm to oversee the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports. After shareholder Third Point LLC discovered Thompson has only an accounting degree, rather than a degree in computer science and...

Yahoo CEO Accused of Inflating Resume

Scott Thompson doesn't have computer science degree, shareholder discovers

(Newser) - Activist Yahoo shareholder Dan Loeb appears to have vetted CEO Scott Thompson more carefully than the company's board did. In his bio and regulatory filings, Thompson claimed to have a double degree in computer science and accounting from Stonehill College, but his only degree is in accounting, Loeb discovered....

200 Chinese Airline Pilots Faked Resumes

Over half linked to airline in deadly crash

(Newser) - An investigation following a deadly plane crash in China last month has found that at least 200 Chinese pilots lied about their flying experience. More than half of the pilots work for the parent company of Henan airlines, which was involved in the recent crash, the worst in the nation...

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