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Business Yahoo CEO’s exit: debacle for company, and a warning for resume padders

Scott Thompson was hired as Yahoo CEO – the embattled company's fourth in five years – for his record as an executive, not the degrees on his resume. But the fabrication was costly. 

Wong Maye-E/AP/File

The departure of Scott Thompson as CEO of Yahoo Inc. over the weekend poses a new challenge for the struggling firm, but it's also a cautionary tale that ripples beyond the high-tech industry.

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