Jessica Okorn
Recent and archived posts by Jessica Okorn for Housekeeper.com
Cleaning With Vinegar

Cleaning With Vinegar

by Jessica Okorn  •  October 28, 2020
When we typically think of cleaning we tend to gravitate to brand name household cleaners that we find at our supermarket. But did you know that you have one of the oldest used cleaning products right in your pantry that is commonly used in salad dressings? If you guessed white vinegar you are right. White vinegar is a staple in most households and can do so much more than help dress up a salad. Here we will outline 12 ways you can use white vinegar to clean your home and kill germs. In th...
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Baking Soda: The Wonder Cleaner

Baking Soda: The Wonder Cleaner

by Jessica Okorn  •  October 14, 2020
There are such an overwhelming number of cleaning products available for purchase that frequently you may not even know what to buy. Do you go for the harshest cleaner, or the all natural? The multi-purpose cleaner, or multiple cleaners for very specific jobs? You may not know it, but you probably already have one of the most versatile cleaners there is in your home: baking soda. Baking soda has been used for cleaning for years and it still doesn’t get the credit it deserves. There are man...
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How To Avoid COVID-19 Cleaning Burnout

How To Avoid COVID-19 Cleaning Burnout

by Jessica Okorn  •  September 16, 2020
All we have been doing these days is washing our hands, wiping things down, dusting, and spraying disinfectant. It seems like nothing is ever clean enough, but we can all admit that we have gotten tired of the constant list of things to clean and we’ve started to cut corners. COVID-19 fatigue is real and all too common. To avoid cleaning burn out, we are here to share 10 tips to shorten your cleaning time. By following these tips cleaning will become easier (well, as easy as it can be!) and ...
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How To Keep Yourself Safe When Cleaning During The Pandemic

How To Keep Yourself Safe When Cleaning During The Pandemic

by Jessica Okorn  •  September 02, 2020
Life is vastly different now and there is no denying it. With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down and a vaccine still months away, we have no choice but to adapt to the current circumstances. We’re washing our hands more often, cleaning high traffic areas multiple times a day, wearing a mask, and keeping our distance from our loved ones to keep them (and us) safe. The list of precautions we take daily is endless. The place where there is no room for error when it comes t...
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Questions Related To COVID-19 To Ask During A Interview

Questions Related To COVID-19 To Ask During A Interview

by Jessica Okorn  •  August 19, 2020
We hear the phrase “we are in unprecedented times” daily and even though it’s getting old, it’s the truth. We are in uncharted territory and it can be scary. One of the things that has gotten more complicated and difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic is finding a job. There are many steps to finding employment but mix in COVID-19 and the usual experience has been turned on its head. Before you take a housekeeping job there are some questions you should ask your potential future employer duri...
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How To Do A Virtual Interview

How To Do A Virtual Interview

by Jessica Okorn  •  August 12, 2020
Life as we know it changed when the pandemic was announced. Our day to day lives have been turned upside down but the good news is that humans are experts at adapting. One way our lives have changed is how we are invited to conduct job interviews. Gone are the days of meeting in person, and welcome to the era of the virtual interview. While virtual interviews keep both parties safe when it comes to controlling the spread of COVID-19 they are no less nerve wracking than an in person interview...
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What Makes Us The Right Choice

What Makes Us The Right Choice

by Jessica Okorn  •  August 05, 2020
We know it is stressful to look for a housekeeper. A million and one questions enter your head: how often do I need a housekeeper, can I afford a housekeeper, where do I even find a housekeeper? There are many avenues in which you can find a housekeeper and after a quick google search you are inundated with many options. We have broken it down for you so you are confident that you are making the right choice. We also know we have competition out there and we are happy to let you know exactly...
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How To Keep Yourself Safe from Scammers

How To Keep Yourself Safe from Scammers

by Jessica Okorn  •  July 27, 2020
We want to help you find a job but we also want you to be safe. Housekeeper.com has security protocols and algorithms in place to detect spammers as soon as they sign up to our platform. While we review the profiles to ensure they are legitimate and messages are being exchanged with good intentions on a daily basis, some do slip through the cracks. Here are some things you can do to keep yourself safe: Keep the conversation on our platform. The number one sign of a scammer is an individua...
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About the Author
Jessica Okorn
Jessica is CareGuide's Manager of Care Support & Culture. Jessica leads our Care Champion team and collaborates with cross-functional teams to identify growth and development opportunities. Jessica and her team work closely with our product, design, and engineering teams to prioritizes design changes and engineering tasks to ensure our platform is meeting our user’s expectations.