head hunter


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head hunter

1. Someone who recruits employees for a business or corporation. I'm not actively looking for a new job, but this head hunter for a big firm keeps calling me, so I might as well hear her pitch.
2. A member of a tribe who decapitates other people and preserves their heads as souvenirs. Be careful exploring that part of the rainforest—it's home to a tribe of head hunters!
See also: head, hunter

headhunter

n. someone who recruits executives for employment. (Head means boss here.) The board of directors hired a headhunter to get a new manager.
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Eso me parecio mejor, a pesar que el Head Hunter II me dejo dudando cuando me dijo que su entrenamiento consistia ademas en comer mucho.
Lumholtz himself claimed to be the first explorer to "put the head hunters of Borneo in the right light before the civilized world.
Also on the bill are the Northeast's finest street punks GIMP FIST, on a roll after their headline set at the Rebellion festival this year; the schizobrass overdose of THE HORNOSEXUALS and the punk'n'roll rumble of ZOMBIE HEAD HUNTERS.
The union responded by advertising the role and calling in specialist head hunters Odgers Ray & Bernstein to help find the right candidate.
For the most part, top students in these automotive programs across the province are approached by industry head hunters," he says.
Con todos ellos se podria formar un dream team, o facilitarle la tarea a los head hunters que andan en busca de piezas claves para sus empresas.
Doherty: First of all, I'd like to set one point straight: We're not head hunters.
Sin embargo, al ver a estos autenticos hijos de los head hunters, que coincidentemente son los mismos cuadros que manejaron la campana foxista, pareceria que en Mexico hay una carencia absoluta de los innumerables cuadros profesionales preparados de los que Fox tanto hablo sobraban en el pais.
Their repertoire includes every style from the Flatlanders to the Kentucky Head Hunters.
I just started turning over stones, and fortunately I had kept my resume with most of the physician executive head hunters.
Job categories that are attracting a lot of interest from head hunters are hot; ones that aren't are not.
Telecom, FMCG and consumer durables sectors will come out on top in offering higher salaries and increments," says Kris Lakshmikanth, Founder CEO, The Head Hunters.
Bankers in Hong Kong are paid more than their counterparts in Singapore, reportedly to compensate for the excessively stressful work environment, according to head hunters operating in the industry.
The active involvement of head hunters has already started to make a difference.