Talent Acquisition

5 Things Recruiters Must Have to Survive and Thrive

Our friend Greg Savage has put together this infographic summarising 5 things that every recruiter must have to survive.

You can see them in the infographic below – are there any you’d add? Let us know in the comments below!


  1. Go digital – Smart use of technology will become a must for all recruiters. Are you a digital advocate?
  2. Become a skilled e-sourcer – but, be careful, as can we trust LinkedIn?
  3. Fluent – Are you fluent in social media? Do you have a strong LinkedIn and Twitter profile?]
  4. Generation C  – Make sure you become a member of Gen C.
  5. Magnet – If you want to attract the best talent, you want to become a talent magnet.

READ MORE: What Makes Up the Modern Recruiter?

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By Jörgen Sundberg

Founder of Undercover Recruiter & CEO of Link Humans, home of The Employer Brand Index.