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How the former employees of Theranos explain themselves on LinkedIn

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Time to update that LinkedIn profile.
  • Liz Webber
By Liz Webber

Deputy email editor

Published Last updated on This article is more than 2 years old.

When Elizabeth Holmes and her blood-testing startup Theranos were charged with fraud, many rank-and-file workers were put in a tough spot—and not just because the company laid off much of its staff in the aftermath before finally shutting down in September 2018.

Even if an employee left Theranos years before the company’s astonishing deceptions (paywall) were exposed, seeing the infamous name on a resume might still make hiring managers think twice.

Or would it?

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