Toward 2022, globalization of the tech talent enabled flexibility the world couldn't have even imagined some 10 years ago. As a business owner with an open mind, you are free to hire talents from anywhere in the world, choose the model of cooperation you like, select specializations of your remote teams, etc. Everything sounds great until we sometimes come across those spooky stories from distant friends of friends, or, which is more common, from the internet, about ‘that guy's failures’ while setting an offshore team abroad. So where do these rootless rumors come from and what are the simple solutions to avoid the possible mistakes? Let’s take the hiring of IT developers in Ukraine as an example.