from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To engage in headhunting.
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- v. To cut off, and preserve, the heads of one's enemies
- v. To actively recruit executive personnel
- v. To pitch at a batter's head.
- v. To use one's hockey stick to strike an opponent's head.
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'headhunt' the better staff unlike, say, the Royal London.
The club's ambitions are such, however, that the billionaires in Abu Dhabi may feel more inclined to appoint one of their own or headhunt a replacement.
And the year before for "Shoot," in which Betty is inveigled back into the world of modeling by a big agency (McCann Erickson, which later buys Sterling Cooper's London owners) trying to headhunt Don.
The service claims to headhunt attract eligible women “through high end social events and private parties and receives word of mouth referrals on a constant basis”.
The phrase "not in our contract" made my ears perk as in fact many UAL contracts have just expired and management is taking the opportunity to go on a little headhunt—people are being threatened with termination for actions including being found with food meant to be stowed on inbound flights.
Tories need to headhunt Mandelson ... or get his head on a stick.
Solace Enterprises, a recruitment company, is paid fees by local councils taxpayers money to headhunt chief executives and recommend salary levels.
It's fine finishing checks and stuff, but when you headhunt like that, I don't know, I lost a lot of respect for him with that. ''
Seems to me that, when Kofi finally gets his pension, the UN could do no better than headhunt our Henry.
"For everybody who wants to read about Dostoyevsky online, check out a profile of a Russian politician, buy a Russian fur coat or headhunt for a Russian programmer, the best portal to use is still Yandex," says user Max Olevsky, director of Comtek Communications Technology, a Chicago IT company.