Headhunting is a term for searching for workers through direct addressing of potential candidates. It is focused on highly rated talents, experts or managers.
Headhunting in practice: Headhunting is a search of highly rated people in the labor market, but especially directly in the organizations. Headhunting is dealt mostly by specialized agencies or executive search specialists, but also common personnel agencies. Headhunters appeal by telephone or e-mail directly to specific candidates with a job offer. Agents or agencies take for obtaining the expert a high reward, that can range between 2 to 5 times the salary of the candidate.