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Not six weeks out of prison and Lenny Dykstra is wasting no time raising funds for what we hope is another billion dollar business venture or bid to reclaim Wayne Gretzky’s house. If you can get yourself to White Plains this weekend, you won’t be disappointed. Read more »

As you have likely heard, President Obama plans to put Tim Geithner out of his misery tomorrow by nominating Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. Lew is known for being Obama’s White House Chief of Staff and also for having an absurd signature. And not like chicken scratch illegible-absurd, like not resembling anything in the alphabet, might as well have drawn an illustration of two alpacas fornicating/signed his name Mariah Carey absurd. And, should he be confirmed and subsequently have his name printed on a bunch of dollar bills, Lew will likely be forced to come up with something that actually looks like it spells “Jacob Lew” as opposed to what is he is currently signing receipts and important documents with, i.e. this: Read more »

This is just a little head’s up, trick of the trade: if you’re considering circulating a “short list” of nominations for the hottest young female recruits at your company, asking your colleagues to remove your name before forwarding it on may not be enough to keep you out of HR’s line of fire. You might think so, but no. Read more »

  • 28 Oct 2010 at 12:14 PM

Bank Of America “Robo-Signer” On His Craft

“I had no idea what I was signing,” Tam Doan says of his work for Bank of America’s pre-sale foreclosure department in Southern California. “Either you were in or you were out.” Unlike his job at Countrywide, which he described as orderly, Doan said Bank of America’s foreclosure operations were chaotic and stressful. There weren’t enough people to do the job and they didn’t receive the training needed to do it properly. “With the volume coming in, we were getting inundated,” he said, noting his workday often lasted from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. “We were signing documents right and left.” He spent so many hours writing his name that his signature morphed into a series of four circles overlapping one another…”I shudder to think how many foreclosure documents have my name on it,” he said. [CNN Money]