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
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headhunter

A popular term for a person–or employment agency who recruits physicians, upper echelon executives or other professionals, matching potential employees with employers
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The ability of the organ-stealing head-hunter to traverse these different scales of space and time has invited me to a spirit reading of politics, an attempt to grasp analytically the 'as if qualities, the verisimilitudes, of contemporary political economy.
He said: "The head-hunter came back in (after the first four were rejected) and had the list of applicants for the job and he also came forward with some new names.
This bringing in specialist outsiders, though, does beg the simple question as to why the people who are actually supposed to be not only running rugby union in England but are guardians of the spiritual home of the game, Twickers, need head-hunters to find a new coach, manager or whatever they're going to call him?
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.
A GROUP of leading head-hunters announced a voluntary code aimed at increasing the number of female candidates for positions on company boards.
"The head-hunters were looking for a Scot, who's interested in sport and passionate about football.
His diaries, which cover three expeditions, reveal an engagingly enthusiastic mind: his first outing was to examine an oilfield on the island of Seram, and not only was he pleased to discover that the island was 'geologically almost unknown', he didn't appear too distressed by the codicil: 'It was said that its inhabitants were still mainly head-hunters.'
Now at least two firms of financial head-hunters are going down under to try to persuade young Irish accountants to swap their Bondi lifestyles for the IFSC.
London-based head-hunters Russell Reynolds Associates say they are looking for a strong CEO to lead and drive the airport through an exciting phase of growth and development.
Across between Reservoir Dogs and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, its climax is a bloody gun battle between opposing head-hunters.