Here's 7 interesting facts about headhunters and headhunting.
78% of people who claim to have been headhunted for their current job weren't
83% of people who call up candidates claiming to be a headhunter aren't (they are contingency recruiters)
47% of candidates are 'headhunted' for jobs the 'headhunter' isn't officially working on
38% of 'headhunters' call up candidates knowing little more than their name, job title and where they work
76% of senior staff are likely to tell colleagues that they only deal with 'headhunters' (the truth is they will probably send their CV to anyone who asks)
63% of male candidates would prefer to deal with a male headhunter
94% of 'proper' (successful) males headhunters have very attractive partners
image: © Sam Howzit
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