Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of January 2, 2012

Jan 04, 2012

Yahoo! announced the appointment of Scott Thompson as the company's new CEO. Thompson has served as the president of PayPal since early 2008 and will replace former Yahoo! chief executive Carol Bartz, who was dismissed in September 2011. Yahoo! has since been run by Tim Morse; the company said Morse would return to his former role as CFO.

Credo Reference announced the hiring of Jillian Tweet, continuing the significant growth trend that began in late 2010 and has seen the staff more than double in size. Tweet has over 10 years combined experience in publishing and customer service. She holds a degree in Communications Studies from Bloomsburg University. In her role as Account Manager Jillian will work with Credo Reference libraries to help them get the most from their investment in Credo services and collections; she will also be working with Credo's international partners, supporting their efforts on behalf of Credo.