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1.
To be scouted for a job.
I was head-hunted again last week.


Well I've certainly been earmarked for the board...
by Kung-Fu Jesus April 15, 2004
 
2.
This is the term used by buzzword management types who are full of their own self-importance. Unlike normal people who just, look for and move jobs, the aforementioned buzzword management types don't do this they have to be "headhunted". It's also a term used by bone idle dumb housewives to boost their social standing amongst like-minded people during coffee mornings
"yeah hubbie John has changed job, he was headhunted last week by this multinational"
by charliexxx May 01, 2008