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American English: /ˈhɛdˌhənt/British English: /ˈhɛdhʌnt/

Translation of headhunt in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (buscar ejecutivos o personal especializado)

transitive verb

  • ofrecerle un puesto a
    he was headhunted by an advertising firm
    una empresa publicitaria le ofreció un puesto
    Example sentences
    • Successful graduates are all now in full-time employment, some with their sponsor companies, while many were also headhunted into more lucrative positions.
    • Between 1997 and 2001, at least a dozen professorial level scholars of Asia were headhunted for strategic jobs elsewhere.
    • Schools are also being encouraged to link up with one or another corporation, teaching a suitably modified curriculum and giving the sponsoring businesses a chance to headhunt the more gifted pupils.
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