Definition of 'headhunter'
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And we use headhunters and other jazzy bits and pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was no need to appoint headhunters to find the next chief. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company said that it had appointed headhunters to fill the vacancies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bank is about to appoint headhunters to find a permanent new chief executive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Premier is expected to appoint headhunters to search for his replacement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is not thought a headhunter has been appointed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is not clear whether he volunteered his resignation but headhunters have been appointed to replace him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The fund manager is likely to approach a headhunter over the coming months. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So make sure you use headhunters only as part of a broader and more active search for the right job. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You bring in the headhunters, pay them a fortune and guess what? Times, Sunday Times (2014)To save money, headhunters were not used. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Power Lists are often of use only to headhunters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact, he had already been approached by headhunters. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As for the employees who are facing the chop, headhunters say they need to be realistic about their prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2015)ITV's board is preparing to appoint headhunters. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The museum appointed headhunters but the recommendation may have come from Mr MacGregor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)ITV is understood to be looking for a media industry expert to become its chief executive, according to sources close to the appointed headhunters. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He steadfastly refuses to talk about the ITV job, but it is thought that he was approached by headhunters some weeks ago. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'headhunter'
British English: headhunter NOUN
A headhunter is a person who tries to persuade someone to leave their job and take another job which has better pay and more status.
...a headhunter for a bank.
Definition of headhunter from the Collins English Dictionary
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