Definition of headhunter
1 : one that engages in head-hunting
2 : a recruiter of personnel especially at the executive level
3 : an athlete who intentionally seeks to harm an opponent
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Its core, longstanding recruiting business, in which LinkedIn provides special data to corporate headhunters, grew 90 percent.
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