Recruiting for Evil

I don't know if the experience is unique to the tech industry, but a constant over my professional life has been lame emails from recruiters.
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I don't know if the experience is unique to the tech industry, but a constant over my professional life has been lame emails from recruiters. I've met a handful of recruiters who are good at their job and a net positive for the world, but most are talent-less (in all senses of the phrase) hacks.

Once I started a business, I graduated from being recruited to being sold recruitment. This tends to be a bit more polished, and it's more common to have a recruiting agency actually read about you before they spam you; you're no longer the meat on the butcher's counter, you're now the chef (hopefully) pulling out your wallet for choice cuts. But the thing is: the pitches are still lame, and the salespeople still tend to do zero research.

Enter Daniel, who I'll give space for repentance by keeping his last name out of this post. He didn't just send me a lame pitch for recruiting without reading up on Loor thoroughly, he sent me a pitch for a recruiting event that is a fist shaken in the face of Almighty God.

Here's the email, redacted so as to not give publicity to the wicked business making the pitch, and again, to leave Daniel room for repentance:

I hope you are having a great week at LOOR.  I wanted to give you a heads up on our next [WeHateGodCo] Diversity & Inclusion virtual recruiting event for Raleigh companies on [date] to hire people of color, women in tech, and LGBTQ+ tech talent.
We invite you to join us in working in the quest of levelling [sic] the playing field in the tech industry whilst building an inclusive and competitive team.
[link to sign up for destruction]
Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, this event will be hosted on a virtual platform in order to guarantee the health and safety for all of our attendees.  Employer ticket includes a virtual room to interview with attendees and access to the candidate sheet with emails, skills and LinkedIn profile.
If you are interested, ¿could we jump on a quick 20-minute demo to show you our events platform?
Daniel [needs to repent]

Here's my reply:

Hey Daniel, I am having a great week, slinging code to empower creators to tell True, Good, Beautiful stories.

Here's the thing: Jesus is King, and this event you're inviting me to is an affront to Him. You should repent and cancel it immediately.

First, homosexuality is a grievous sin and defiles those who practice it:

"For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: and likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet." Romans 1:26-27.
To in any way encourage the open practice of it is to kill men and women, body and soul.

Second, to recruit based on melanin levels is gross. Why would you think being openly prejudicial based on skin color is a good thing?

Get out of San Francisco while the getting is good. That wicked city is headed for destruction. If you want to come hang in NC with me, let me know. We have a great church, full of life and joy, that you would be welcome at. We'd love to teach you about Jesus and the joy there is for those who walk according to His commandments.

Here's a video of real people, forgiven people, singing their hearts out: Join us.

But whatever you do, flee the folly of promoting sodomy and prejudice. Before it's too late.

In Christ,


It's time for Christians - those who know the plot, who have the truth, who have seen and met the King - to start actively declaring the crown rights of King Jesus to everyone they encounter in every area of their life.

By the way, we're seeking investors, creatives, subscribers, and employees who are excited to invest in, create for, subscribe to, and work for a company that is unabashedly Christian from the articles of incorporation (look 'em up, we're registered in Delaware) all the way up to the last line of code we deployed.