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©2019 by Hired Guru

Goodbye Wix and hello Wordpress! I’m sad to say, the Hired Guru character is getting retired and phased out. I felt like it was maybe a bit too cartoony and losing credibility to those who were genuinely seeking out career advice.

Job Offer Insurance

Did you just get an offer? That is phenomenal, congratulations!


Now - how do you protect that offer so it's not rescinded? There is one major secret hiding on the interwebs that needs to be called out.


It lurks around every Google page corner and can strike when you least expect it. If it does, it may cost you that shiny new offer letter from your dream company. Even if you've signed it. Even if you've passed the background check.


What is this mysterious force I'm talking about? You. Specifically, your socials. They can mess everything up. Don't believe me?




Now you might think, I'd never say that on my socials about getting a new job. Fair. Your resume has already made it thru to the interview stage and now they've made you an offer. We're on the home stretch.


What did you post in October of 2014 that was a little borderline out of context? Can't remember? Is there something potentially that could be dug up and used to support rescinding your offer?


There is a solution. Enter Jumbo Privacy. They aren't sponsored or affiliated with me in any way, I just think their service is fantastic.


Jumbo acts as your assistant, to audit and fix your privacy settings on apps you are using.


Jumbo Privacy features include:

  • Delete old tweets

  • Clear search history

  • Permissions management

  • Stop voice recordings

  • Disable facial recognition


Main takeaways per the Apple Store:

Practical privacy, without any trade-offs. Take control of your data on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Alexa, and more.


The new Jumbo privacy assistant automatically identifies threats to your privacy, educates you on why it's important, and lets you fix it instantly.

When you open a Google, Twitter, Facebook or Amazon account, their default settings allow advertisers and cyber-criminals to spy on your web activity and make detailed profiles about you. Jumbo Privacy helps by erasing your old tweets and posts and update your privacy settings, so you don’t get followed by things like ads.


PRIVACY PROTECTION

Be protected with top privacy and security features such as disabling facial recognition, GPS tracking, and re-targeted ads, and securely deleting old tweets and posts to help your online foot-print. Websites that track you will no longer be able to deliver unsolicited ads at a later time.


FAST & SECURE

No plugins to configure! Jumbo does not have any servers that process your data. Everything happens from your iPhone, securely. All other history clearing apps fall short of the level of privacy and security protection that Jumbo provides.


Social media platforms like Twitter allow anyone to resurrect your old tweets and posts, out of context. Jumbo lets you enjoy the freedom of online expression without the downside of creating an endless trail of thoughts and feelings that follows you forever.

ABOUT JUMBO

Our mission is to make privacy accessible for everyone by making a universal interface to manage all your privacy needs in one place. Jumbo aims to give people a sense of control over their data and reduce the potential harm of social media.


To learn more about Jumbo, visit https://www.jumboprivacy.com




About Jack [Hired Guru]

Jack started Hired Guru in 2019 to help job seekers. After a long career in HR and Recruiting, he took industry knowledge and began sharing.


The goal was to make it simpler for candidates to get their message across and be heard. ​The right stuff and the right people are keys to your career success. Aligning your goals and sharing your intent with the right people will springboard you to the next level.​


Jack also recommends LinkedIn and building your network early and often. He is on daily, connecting and networking with newbies to the Hired Guru Team.





Disclosure: Please note some of the links I shared above link to some of my supporters and are referred to as affiliate links. While there is no extra cost to you, I may earn a commission if you click the link and buy something. Rest assured, I have firsthand experience with these products and companies and am very comfortable recommending them. Purchase is totally voluntary. Please do not buy any these products unless you want them.

About the Author: Jack

Jack started Hired Guru in 2019 to help job seekers. After a long career in HR and Recruiting, he took industry knowledge and began sharing. The goal was to make it simpler for candidates to get their message across and be heard.

The right stuff and the right people are keys to your career success. Aligning your goals and sharing your intent with the right people will springboard you to the next level.

Jack also recommends LinkedIn and building your network early and often. He is on daily, connecting and networking with newbies to the Hired Guru Team.

Disclosure: Please note some of the links I shared above link to some of my supporters and are referred to as affiliate links. While there is no extra cost to you, I may earn a commission if you click the link and buy something. Rest assured, I have firsthand experience with these products and companies and am very comfortable recommending them. Purchase is totally voluntary. Please do not buy any these products unless you want them.

Goodbye Wix and hello Wordpress! I’m sad to say, the Hired Guru character is getting retired and phased out. I felt like it was maybe a bit too cartoony and losing credibility to those who were genuinely seeking out career advice.