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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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Its sense and function have changed greatly, but in spite of all kinds of innovations head-hunting remains the main topic.
In spite of the long-standing ukase of the Brooke administration and then the colonial government of the day, coupled with the dissuasion exerted by the Christian missions, head-hunting was a subject that many Kenyah were very ready to talk about.
Jeff Spry, Rottman's director of outplacement services, says the company is the only executive head-hunting firm in the state specializing in health care.
The new venture specialises in head-hunting at middle to senior management and director level in finance houses and management consultancies.
That is head-hunting, behind him, and (Wegner) does nothing,'' Johnson said of Wood's pitch.
SAUDI Arabia's soccer chiefs are head-hunting former Liverpool pair Gerard Houllier and Rick Parry to sort out their football.
The band, who recently supported Coldplay during their Irish shows, are head-hunting Turn bassist Gavin Fox to replace Bob Fairfoull who left the band due to personal reasons at the beginning of October.
The city's first pounds 40,000 head-hunting trawl ended with the appointment of city manager Valerie Lemmie, from Dayton, Ohio.
Head-hunting firm Fletcher Jones of Edinburgh set up his job interview with a panel including agency chairman Graeme Millar, who was hired by Fletcher Jones months later.
I thought we were head-hunting a bit, tackling high - we were hitting and not wrapping,'' Saugus coach Ron Hilton said.
The only way to get them was through poaching or head-hunting.
Princess Anne, a governor at the school, where many of her family were educated,was instrumental in head-hunting her as development director.