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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.
The Dutch, like the Malaysian government of today (Drake 1989: 271), were prepared to suppress the spread of such rumors by legal punishments, which evidently did not lessen conviction of their involvement in head-hunting. Drake notes (1989: 277) that during the colonial period, 'The battle over tribal sovereignty was largely waged over the suppression of head-hunting.' Conscription into corvee labor for road-building and bridge-construction linked head-hunting to construction sacrifice and state power intrusion.
The Football Association of Ireland today began the process of "head-hunting" a new manager to again take the Republic of Ireland forward.
WITH the 2005 breeding season rearing into view, Australian studs have been vigorously head-hunting.
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.'
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.
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.