headhunter

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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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Lumholtz himself claimed to be the first explorer to "put the head hunters of Borneo in the right light before the civilized world."
Said Kris Lakshmikanth, founder, The Head Hunters India Pvt Ltd, "While corporates strive to get the right candidates at the CEO or CFO (chief financial officer) level at high salaries, the compensation in most cases is directly linked to the performance of the candidates.
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. I called some key people in the college.
He uses what he calls the "head-hunter index." Job categories that are attracting a lot of interest from head hunters are hot; ones that aren't are not.
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.
Some 809 head hunters and other jobs were shed in the past three months as profits slumped by a third to pounds 95million.