Yahoo! CEO Fallout Sees Director Stepping Down

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==== They're also looking into how the "falsehood" was added to his public resume, who put it there, and why Thompson never noticed an error that's existed since 2004. ====

I have a theory about this part.

Let's say you send out a resume, to hundreds of places (by e-mail, or uploading to various sites, etc.)

One of these places happens to be an employment agent. The agent looks at the resume and decides to improve it a bit before sending it to various companies. He does this because he's desperate and not very honest and paid only if you get hired. Or maybe he does it because you wrote a lousy resume and he genuinely wants to help you, and he makes an honest mistake while trying to make sense of the garbage you wrote in there.

Your improved resume reaches a potential employer, complete with an extra skill or two added by the agent. They like it and invite you to an interview. Maybe they like it even without the extra skills, and they never come up in the discussion. Or maybe they care about the extra skills too, but the interviewer is not very good at interviewing. Maybe the interviewer is a manager, with deadlines, and he has to interview a hundred people on top of his normal duties, so he's in a hurry.

Either way, you get the job and still have no idea that the copy of your resume in the interviewer's hand ever contained those extras.

 

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[citation][nom]aevm[/nom]==== They're also looking into how the "falsehood" was added to his public resume, who put it there, and why Thompson never noticed an error that's existed since 2004. ====I have a theory about this part. Let's say you send out a resume, to hundreds of places (by e-mail, or uploading to various sites, etc.)One of these places happens to be an employment agent. The agent looks at the resume and decides to improve it a bit before sending it to various companies. He does this because he's desperate and not very honest and paid only if you get hired. Or maybe he does it because you wrote a lousy resume and he genuinely wants to help you, and he makes an honest mistake while trying to make sense of the garbage you wrote in there. Your improved resume reaches a potential employer, complete with an extra skill or two added by the agent. They like it and invite you to an interview. Maybe they like it even without the extra skills, and they never come up in the discussion. Or maybe they care about the extra skills too, but the interviewer is not very good at interviewing. Maybe the interviewer is a manager, with deadlines, and he has to interview a hundred people on top of his normal duties, so he's in a hurry.Either way, you get the job and still have no idea that the copy of your resume in the interviewer's hand ever contained those extras.[/citation]


LOL, do you seriously think he went to an "employment agency"?? Do you think he was mass emailing his resume out? 0.o
 
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