The following form lists 12 core skills a recruiter needs to use on a regular basis to find, attract and recruit the best active and passive candidates. You can rank yourself quickly on the scale for each factor. We'll be discussing the results of this survey regularly on Lou Adler's LinkedIn Talent Blog ((budurl.com/LITBLA). You’ll be able to increase your scores by at least one point on each factor by becoming Performance-based Hiring certified (budurl.com/Pbhrec). You can get started by reading Lou’s latest book, The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired.