7 Interesting Facts About Headhunters & Headhunting

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

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