She couldn’t afford a job hacker. But she knew she couldn’t afford not to hire one. AIs had got better and ‘employability coaches’ that helped you steer your answers, no longer cut it. Advice on how to avoid appearing as a “job hopper” or a “activist” was just the start. Now you needed to hack the hiring systems if your innovation and soft skills score was to get near 1.0. She booted a secure connection and reached out to the hackers. One took her bid. She entered the company’s log in and sat back as the AIs did battle.