[hed-huhn-ter] /ˈhɛdˌhʌn tər/
a person who engages in headhunting.
a personnel recruiter for a corporation or executive recruitment agency.
an executive recruitment agency.
1853, from head (n.) + hunter. Employment sense attested from 1961.
A person or agency that seeks out and recruits employees, esp business executives and highly paid professionals, as candidates for usually high-paying or prestigious jobs: Headhunters head for Washington as a capital place to find executives (mid-1960s+)
[hed-huhn-ting] /ˈhɛdˌhʌn tɪŋ/ noun 1. (among certain primitive peoples) the practice of down and decapitating victims and preserving their as trophies. 2. the act or practice of actively searching for new employees, especially for professionals or executives: Every June the electronics manufacturers go headhunting among the newly graduated engineers. 3. the act or practice of […]
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