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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.
Not much information can be obtained from just a written CV so CapaCV should ease the work of HR recruiters, head hunters and consultants.
Felipe Calderon hizo algo por el estilo, aunque sin head hunters, pero haciendo los anuncios anticipados, practica que es lugar comun en Estados Unidos.
PTCL liability will be restricted to the head hunters' commission in case the employee is selected for any job.
Lumholtz published the book "Through Central Borneo - An Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of the Head Hunters Between the Years 1913 and 1917" in the wake of the expedition that stunned the public with its rich illustrations and vivid tales of the land and people of Borneo.
It provides for an engaging network of HR professionals, head hunters, consultancies, organizations and assertively any professional who seeks to climb high on his or her career.
There are about 4,000-5,000 people across sectors in the Rs 1 crore-plus salary club according to head hunters. Companies such as Unilever, Airtel and Coca Cola are offering salaries in the range of a crore of rupees-plus to professionals at the CXO (chief experience officer) level.
Real estate executives and head hunters never stop recruiting top producers, but more agents are considering making the move in a down market, according to Matt Johnston, CEO of Workway, a real estate staffing firm with offices in Tampa, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.
Head Hunters by Claire Peate (Honno) If you're looking for escapism and enjoy a bit of whimsy, this is one to add to your summer list of easy reading.
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. Entry is pounds 6.
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. Head hunting usually implies going into a company, often by nefarious means, and pulling employees from that company.
Compaq's whiz kid Barbara Mair, the only woman repeatedly named by head hunters, is under 40.