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Should Yahoo's CEO Be Fired For Lying?

Should Yahoo's CEO Be Fired For Lying?

By Julianne Pepitone NEW YORK -- Shock over the news that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson padded his resume with an embellished college degree quickly gave way to two questions: How the hell did this happen? And what should Yahoo, which went through three CEOs in three years, do about it? "Thompson has quickly lost... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Apologizes Over Resume 'Error,' Shareholders Livid

Yahoo CEO Apologizes Over Resume 'Error,' Shareholders Livid

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is sorry for allowing an inaccuracy about his education to appear in his official bio, but not remorseful enough to heed calls for him to resign. Thompson apologized for the uproar caused by the misinformation in a memo sent Monday to the troubled... Read More »

Another CEO Quits After Shareholders Balk At Huge Pay

Another CEO Quits After Shareholders Balk At Huge Pay

LONDON -- The chief executive of Aviva, Britain's largest insurer, has resigned following a shareholder revolt over executive pay, the company said Tuesday. The company gave no explanation for the decision by Andrew Moss, who had been CEO since 2007, to step down a week after shareholders voted against the... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Gets Away With Fudging On Resume -- Again?

Yahoo CEO Gets Away With Fudging On Resume -- Again?

By Nicholas Carlson, BusinessInsider Yahoo's new CEO, Scott Thompson, is under fire for telling the SEC (and Yahoo's board) that he had a computer science degree from Stonehill College when he does not have one. Yahoo shareholder Dan Loeb, the hedge fund manager of Third Point who is also in the middle of a... Read More »

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Too Immature To Be CEO?

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: Too Immature To Be CEO?

By Matt Egan He may be leading a soon-to-be-public company that employs more than 3,000 people and is valued at $100 billion, but Mark Zuckerberg isn't your father's CEO. Through his management style and decision making -- especially the decision to leave the board out of a recent $1 billion purchase --... Read More »

CEO Pay Is 380 Times Average Worker's, Says AFL-CIO

CEO Pay Is 380 Times Average Worker's, Says AFL-CIO

By Jennifer Liberto WASHINGTON -- Chief executives at some of the nation's largest companies earned an average of $12.9 million in total pay last year -- 380 times more than a typical American worker, according to the AFL-CIO. Average CEO pay rose 14 percent compared to 2010, when they earned $11.4... Read More »

Best Buy Looking Into Ex-CEO's Relationship With Employee

Best Buy Looking Into Ex-CEO's Relationship With Employee

By Jennifer Booton Best Buy is reportedly probing former CEO Brian Dunn's personal life to see if he misused company assets while having an alleged affair with a female subordinate. The company did not immediately respond to FOXBusiness.com for this story, but a spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that... Read More »

Reports: Sony To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next Year

Reports: Sony To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next Year

TOKYO -- Sony Corp. will cut about 10,000 jobs worldwide over the next year as it tries to return to profit, Japanese news reports said Monday. The Nikkei business daily and other media said Sony's decision to slash 6 percent of its workforce comes as it struggles with weak TV sales and swelling losses. Read More »

Employees Rank CEOs And Some Grades Fall [Infographic]

Employees Rank CEOs And Some Grades Fall [Infographic]

Think your company has a great leader in charge? Well, plenty of folks at the nation's largest employers believe that -- even when the CEOs have been engulfed in controversy, according to the results of a new employee survey by career website Glassdoor. Employee reviews give Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO... Read More »

JetBlue CEO Calls Ranting Pilot 'Consummate Professional'

JetBlue CEO Calls Ranting Pilot 'Consummate Professional'

By Betsy Blaney LAS VEGAS -- Passengers aboard an early morning flight bound from New York to Las Vegas first noticed something wrong when the plane's top pilot came out of the cockpit, didn't close the door and tried to force his way into an occupied bathroom. The JetBlue captain's co-workers tried to... Read More »

Planned Parenthood Official Arrested For Allegedly Exposing Himself

Planned Parenthood Official Arrested For Allegedly Exposing Himself

Planned Parenthood fired the president and CEO of its clinic in Lubbock, Texas, after his arrest on indecent exposure charges. Tony Ray Thornton, 56, allegedly revealed himself on Monday in front of another male at the MacKenzie Park Baseball Field, according to local police. The story was first reported by... Read More »

The Do's And Don'ts Of Befriending Higher-Ups

The Do's And Don'ts Of Befriending Higher-Ups

By Kaitlin Madden Whether you work for a large corporation or a small business, you probably feel at least a little intimidated by your company's executive team. After all, they not only call the shots, but they essentially hold your job security and the future of your career in their hands. Read More »

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis. That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Read More »

Home Improvement CEO Gets Misty-Eyed On 'Undercover Boss'

Home Improvement CEO Gets Misty-Eyed On 'Undercover Boss'

The pious chief executive of The Dwyer Group weeps when she finds out about her employees' woes on this Sunday's "Undercover Boss." The two-time Emmy nominated CBS reality show is now in its third season, and took its viewers Down South this past weekend. And for the season's second episode, Southern... Read More »

Master Of The Universe Allegedly Breaks Waiter's Finger

Master Of The Universe Allegedly Breaks Waiter's Finger

In recent months, people have accused the "1 percent" of breaking the backs and bank accounts of the rest of the population -- but never their fingers. But now one giant of the investment banking world has allegedly broken a waiter's left ring finger, because he was angry that the server brought the... Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Could Top Pay List In 2011

Apple CEO Tim Cook Could Top Pay List In 2011

By Ryan Nakashima LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tim Cook could well end up being the highest paid CEO in America in 2011, after Apple Inc. granted him a million restricted stock units last August for taking the reins shortly before co-founder Steve Jobs died. An Associated Press review of a securities filing shows... Read More »

CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

The recent recession and ongoing sluggish economy have contributed mightily to ongoing debate about the divide between rich and poor. Growing wage inequality is one of the drivers behind the recent Occupy Wall Street protests that spread across the country and the world. The richest of the rich have been... Read More »

8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

8 Highest-Paying Master's Degrees

By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Just because you have a master's degree doesn't mean the payoff for your career will be higher. In fact, many master's degrees do not result in high financial returns but instead provide access to an exciting field or position. Of course, depending on what type of... Read More »

Carol Bartz And Her Positive Legacy of Corporate Swearing

Carol Bartz And Her Positive Legacy of Corporate Swearing

Carol Bartz, president and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc. "These people f---ed me over," Carol Bartz said after being fired as CEO of Yahoo!, according to an exit interview with Fortune. Bartz's departure from the Internet's third most visited website in the U.S. - after Google and Facebook - came... Read More »

Study: Some U.S. Firms Paid More To CEOs Than In Taxes

Study: Some U.S. Firms Paid More To CEOs Than In Taxes

Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study said Wednesday. It also found that many of the companies spent more on lobbying than they did on taxes. Read More »

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