As tech recruiting evolved, so did a sort of folklore surrounding it. Through whispers and hushed tones across offices and internets, this mythology slowly became recognized as truth, despite any proof or shared experience. Some recruiters started to accept this alternate reality, repeating what they had heard without further investigation. But the time has come to flip the script, for recruiters to resist and reject the lore we’ve been force-fed over the years. It is here and now, in the year 2019, that tech recruiters stand up and say, “No more!” Let the debunking begin.