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headhunter

noun [C] (JOB)    /ˈhedˌhʌn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a person who tries to persuade someone to leave their job by offering that person another job with more pay and a higher positionRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of headhunter noun (JOB) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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