“This is not a life hack… This is a career mode cheat code”: Career coach shares ‘unethical’ life hack for LinkedIn skill assessments


In a viral video, TikToker Jerry Lee (@jerryjhlee) shared a resource that future employees can use in their job search and career. The video has over 865,800 views.

“What are some unethical lifehacks?” asked the stitched video.

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Lee is the Chief Operating Officer of Wonsulting, a company dedicated to helping others in their career path, and often posts tips on his account on how to improve your career.

“Google search ‘LinkedIn Skill Assessment Answers GitHub’,” he instructed, answering the stitched video’s question. After clicking the first link, users supposedly have the answers to all skill assessments on LinkedIn’s platform.

LinkedIn Skill Assessments are commonly used by employers and people looking to improve their resumes. Each assessment consists of 15 multiple-choice questions, acc the site. The assessment topics range from technical and commercial skills to creative skills.

“Use sparingly,” Lee wrote in the caption.

In the comments, users shared their thoughts on the idea of ​​”cheating” when looking for a job.

“This is not a lifehack… This is a career mode cheat code,” said one user.

“I wouldn’t consider that unethical as most hiring practices now border on unethical,” commented another.

“Okay, but eventually someone will expect you to know this stuff,” said a third user.

The Daily Dot contacted Lee via email.


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*Initial publication: September 27, 2022 at 3:09 pm CDT

Lauren Castro

Lauren Castro is a reporter from Austin, Texas.

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