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Headhunter

A person or company that recruits potential employees for clients. The term is most often applied to recruiters who seek executives and other professionals such as doctors and lawyers.
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The emergence and development of head-hunting is connected by the author to the history of Than settlement, which was conditioned by the necessity of clearing land for their swiddens; that led to warfare, to military confrontation with neighbours.
Conscription into corvee labor for road-building and bridge-construction linked head-hunting to construction sacrifice and state power intrusion.
MGMS, which specialises in head-hunting senior and middle-ranking executives, will continue to be run by founder and chairman Mike Sheard.
Our American system is a pro-active head-hunting service -we have the whole world at our finger tips to search out 'The One' on a member's behalf.
Los Angeles selected Sacramento-based head-hunting firm Bob Murray and Associates to search for the next police chief, city Personnel Director Margaret Whelan said Friday.
If she phones you it might well be because the former Welsh Office civil servant wants to offer you a job - she is a director with Leonard Hull International, a top head-hunting outfit.
A Harding University graduate, Rottman is a former vice president with Austin-McGregor International, a Dallas-based head-hunting firm that works for a wide range of companies.
It also provides on-line skill-based recruiting that automates pre-screening and electronic head-hunting.
Wim Koevermans is making the appointment and Quinn reckons Brian Kerr and Pat Fenlon are good candidates "If I was head-hunting, I'd go for Brian Kerr," said the ex-Ireland striker and Sunderland chairman.
Head-hunting is a fact of life in every other business, why should football be any different?
The pity is that while Birt-Llewellyn goes off to start a head-hunting firm with a number of fellow HR experts, the BHB itself has now been handed the job of head-hunting someone who had no part in compiling the report to guide the promotion of racing's human resources.
Brigid Brooks, of Scots head-hunting firm Hay Group, said: ``Those who canmanage their own emotions with humour, and their impact on other people's emotions, are seen as more charismatic.