headhunter

[hed-huhn-ter]
noun
1.
a person who engages in headhunting.
2.
a personnel recruiter for a corporation or executive recruitment agency.
3.
an executive recruitment agency.

Origin:
1850–55; head + hunter

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headhunter

noun
1. a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations) 
2. a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies 
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Example sentences
When a headhunter contacted her about the job, she considered it an opportunity to try her hand at something new.
Headhunter's insights and techniques for job hunters at all levels.
There are some things a headhunter does not want to hear.
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