We surveyed 250 talent directors to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical talent director. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a talent director?



Working as a talent director typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a talent director?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a talent director typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a talent director?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a talent director. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for talent directors.