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Synonyms for headhunter

a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)

a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies

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A 'more-than-representational' approach (Lorimer 2005), which moves the head-hunter from the orbit of 'fiction' into the global and mediated world of verisimilitude, is necessary.
She graduated with a law degree and subsequently became a legal head-hunter.
com initially approached her through a head-hunter, but her last-minute decision was taken to avoid impacting SunEs quiet period and salesforce.
El diputado profundiza que el Partido Convergencia por la Democracia ya presento una denuncia penal por el parentesco entre el secretario general de Gobierno y el head-hunter que propuso a Roberto Martinez Iglesias como subsecretario de Seguridad, y el PRI analiza el caso conforme a la ley de responsabilidades de los servidores publicos.
com, which is owned by the Wall Street Journal and an off-line head-hunter, Korn Ferry, and which is active in the United States, the UK, the Netherlands and Belgium, to name but a few.
Black Swan beauty Kunis plays Jamie, a corporate head-hunter tasked with luring art director Dylan (Timberlake) from LA to new york to work for a men's magazine.
On Younghusband's Path: Peking to Pindi by Tom Broadbent, Head-Hunter, pb, pp255, 9.
L&G announced yesterday that it has appointed a head-hunter to search for a new chief executive to take over when 61-year-old Mr Prosser retires next March after 15 years in the top job.
Before this he worked as a technical head-hunter in the recruitment industry sourcing staff for plastics and tool-making firms.
THE corporate head-hunter who is employed by the Football Association of Ireland to fill its two top jobs will certainly have their work cut out.
entrevisto a Pedro Javier Gonzalez Gutierrez, director general del Instituto Mexicano de Estudios Politicos, y a Jose Sanchez Padilla, Socio de la empresa head-hunter Egon Zehnder International, seleccionada para buscar talentos para el gabinete foxista.
FFION Jenkins has landed a new job as a head-hunter, it was announced yesterday.
What prison has taught me about business, Bridge Club event, with speaker Lucy Armstrong, CEO, The Alchemists & Chair Elect of British American Programme Shares what her experience as a member of the Independent Monitoring Board of two prisons has added to previous executive roles at venture capitalists 3i; Courtaulds Textiles and head-hunter Tyzack's.
The Venky's group have brought in a head-hunter to appoint a new chairman.
Gatland claims he met with an RFU-appointed head-hunter in Sydney in 2006 about taking up the role of elite rugby director, which eventually went to Rob Andrew.