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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While shooting the Headhunter, I noted very little vibration at the shot, but there was a bit of notable hand shock.
Channing Tatum's 21 Jump Street included, I haven't enjoyed any thriller as much as Headhunters this year.
Headhunters was first published in Norway in 2008, and the film rights have since been sold.
"The FD is now expected to support the MD more in the general business sense," said one headhunter. This is a high-profile position (think Rooney or Bergkamp) and plenty of modern FDs fit this mould.
On the basis that, if you can't beat them, join them, I want to become a headhunter. Armed with a copy of Yellow Pages, I can guarantee for a fraction of the fees to come up with a smashing list of names.
Redoing a search is one of the headhunter's least favorite tasks.
A particularly distinctive facet of the headhunter's role is the need to manage impressions and close the sale on both sides of the transaction: because the most attractive candidates for any given position are usually the individuals least likely to be searching aggressively for work (because they are highly valued by their current employer), headhunters must not only secure assignments from hiring firms but persuade reluctant candidates to consider "jumping ship" from their current firm.
This chapter provides an overview of the role and responsibilities of a recruiter or headhunter, and specifically how those responsibilities differ from those of career counselors, coaches, resume writers, or unemployment office workers.
Until last fall, a company looking for a successful new management team might have turned to HeadHunter.net, an on-line job search web site.
A national survey conducted by Zogby International for Headhunter, net finds male workers in the U.S.