headhunt


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headhunt

To recruit employees for a business or corporation. Yes, I'm currently headhunting, but none of the candidates I've interviewed so far has wowed me.

head hunt

tv. & in. to recruit someone (for a job). He went to the conference to head hunt a new employee.
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Headhunted: Liz Whitfield, with Richard Jerrom, from Solihull-based accountants Jerroms.
At the interview on October 18 he revealed he had been headhunted by Andrew Lansley and appeared to acknowledge that the Department of Health helped him prepare answers to written questions from the committee.
The reality TV star was headhunted to star in a gritty film about homelessness which will be shown to schoolchildren across Wales before being screened by the Beeb.
Clarke, who will start his pounds 150,000-a-year post within a month after being headhunted by Odgers Berndtson, has previous experience in the sport having been chairman at Leicester when they went into administration in 2002 then leading a consortium to buy the club back.
They have performed well in the last couple of seasons, with some of the boys headhunted by football academies.
The decision comes three years after Mr Farquharson was headhunted from Buckingham Palace, where he had worked as assistant master of the household since 1998.
In association with AS OPERATIONS director at the North West recruitment firm Antal International, Phil Carden headhunts candidates for some of the world's biggest companies, from Shell to Kimberly-Clark.
Resignations reached 6.5 per cent in the past year, the second highest for a decade, with most being headhunted or blaming competition from other organisations.
n Morgan Stoddard picked up the Principality player of the month award for December before being headhunted for the Scarlets' regional cause for the remainder of the season.
Bourne was a hot item: He was asked to choreograph London theatrical revivals of My Fair Lady and South Pacific and was headhunted by Disney for the musical staging of The Little Mermaid, which is still in pre-production.
One of Spain's most experienced TV execs, RAMON COLOM, has been headhunted by satcaster Via Digital as its new general manager of programming and contents -- its effective acquisitions topper.
Hayley Court, 30, was headhunted to work at the inquests.
BRITAIN'S Got Talent contestant Anthony Galvin has revealed he was headhunted for the show - then told to change his act.
She said "When I started out in 1987, I never dreamed I would get a job as a presenter in Australia, that I would be the first black female presenter there or that I would then be headhunted back to England.