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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She said: "He didn't want the job, he didn't look for the job, he was headhunted and eventually agreed to do it.
Phil Carden - has headhunted for some of the world's biggest firms
Anthony said he had never even seen Britain's Got Talent before being headhunted to take part.
Sarah Syed, a mother-of-one, claimed she had been 'headhunted' to join the Jark Industrial employment agency in November, 2008.
Send goodquality colour photographs and particulars to Business Desk, The Journal, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED or iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk NORTH East marketing and communications agency Robson Brown has headhunted EMMA MUSTILL, 28, from Grey London, where she was responsible for the advertising of Toshiba UK and Europe.
Having worked for 15 years as swim development officer in Derwentside, David was this year headhunted by the British Swimming Association to prepare Great Britain's team for this summer Olympics.
She began her career in hotels and catering when she was headhunted by the Hilton Hotel in Coventry 10 years ago.
Express Power, a company in the Anglo-Dutch group Express Park, has only six employees headhunted from the UK electricity industry.
Penney has been headhunted by former Warwickshire batsman and Worcestershire coach Tom Moody, who was appointed Sri Lanka's national coach in May, to help him prepare the side for next summer's tour of England and the 2007 World Cup.
Son of an army colonel, Mr Harverson was headhunted for the new and highly paid role of communications secretary based at Clarence House.
Ms Doyle, 34, was headhunted for the role from her position as head of international affairs at South Lanarkshire County Council.
Barney, who fronts the League Managers' Association, was headhunted