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A popular term for a person—or employment agency—who recruits physicians, upper echelon executives or other professionals, matching potential employees with employers

headhunter

A popular term for a person–or employment agency who recruits physicians, upper echelon executives or other professionals, matching potential employees with employers
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The new political economy of South-South exploitation that opened for this possibility has, in turn, also transformed the political agency of the head-hunter.
Dice que Jose Mario Garza Benavides, secretario general de Gobierno, fue seleccionado por los head-hunters del gabinete foxista y no cumple bien su labor: "Su funcion es precisamente la conduccion politica del estado, y el ser canal o via de comunicacion con partidos politicos y con grupos legislativos de oposicion.
De entrada, el gabinete del presidente Fox es sui generis, disparejo ya que lo mismo incluye a gentes con una importante trayectoria en la vida o en la lucha politica ciudadana que a gentes que provienen del sector privado o del sector academico, y otros que a fin de cuantas eran totalmente desconocidos en el ambiente y que fueron resultado precisamente de esta busqueda de los llamados head-hunters.
He has earned his chance - but that is not the way of head-hunters.
Head-hunters Odgers Berndtson got in touch and informed Kirwan he was not being put forward to the interview stage because he had not coached a leading rugby nation.
The head-hunters, however, are lazy enough to collect trophies from recent graves rather than on the hoof, and malaria and typhoid present far greater dangers.
Among the gun-toting head-hunters are sex bomb Georgia Sykes (Alicia Keys) and her sniper partner Sharice (Taraji Henson), master of disguise Lazlo Soot (Tommy Flanagan), and torture specialist Pasquale Acosta (Nestor Carbonell), who reportedly "chewed off his fingertips so he couldn't be printed by Interpol".
I am not being critical of head-hunters, but what disturbs me often are the actions of potential employers.
Head-hunters are helping a Newcastle firm to get the best staff after a shortage of applicants.
In fact, Crotteau has witnessed head-hunters searching for private land in his region.
The Hyderabad Software Exporters Association (Hysea) has evolved a Code of Conduct for what is seen as anti-poaching measures within the business circle covering even the head-hunters.