headhunter

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head·hunt

 (hĕd′hŭnt′)
intr.v. head·hunt·ed, head·hunt·ing, head·hunts
To engage in headhunting.

head′hunt′ n.
head′hunt′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headhunter - a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
recruiter - someone who supplies members or employees
2.headhunter - a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
barbarian, savage - a member of an uncivilized people
Translations
fejvadász

headhunter

[ˈhedˌhʌntəʳ] N (lit) → cazador m de cabezas (fig) → cazatalentos mf inv

headhunter

[ˈhɛdhʌntər] nchasseur/euse m/f de têtes

headhunter

[ˈhɛdˌhʌntəʳ] ncacciatore m di teste
References in classic literature ?
In a moment the savage Borneo head hunters had added five grisly trophies to their record.
As two of the head hunters closed upon him the brave Chinaman clubbed his weapon and went down beneath them beating madly at the brown skulls.
A search of the shelves of almost any public library will bring to light a book entitled, "A Naturalist Among the Head Hunters.
said the not-toochuffed head hunter - as millions of viewers laughed.
Head of equity advisory at Rothscild Adam Young commented that "Typically companies think the first thing that needs to be done is to hire an investment bank, but actually they need to hire a head hunter to find them a suitable and independent non-executive chairman around whom the rest of the independent board can be built.
Jones will be next in action in the French Open on December 10, where she will be hoping to live up to her nickname of the Head Hunter.
The quiet, softshell fabric used in Scent-Lok's Head Hunter Jacket ($199.
If you're a recruiter, HR person or head hunter going through up to 200 CVs a day and yours is complex and badly written and doesn't have the information about the role very quickly, you don't get that extra time," he added.
To cite an example, a Bangalore-based head hunter said, "We have been given a budget of Rs 8 crore for two-three senior level positions in a new telecom company.
Becca Orchard is a head hunter - but not in the conventional sense.
IT IS not essential to have any qualifications to become a recruitment consultant, head hunter or employment coach.
The fine imposed on Peter Bracken, the former head of communications at Whitehead Mann Group, the executive head hunter with offices in Meriden and Cirencester, was only the second of its kind handed out by the City regulator since it was set up in 2000.