What is a Headhunter?

What is the Definition of a Headhunter?

Headhunter is a recruitment term informally referring to recruiters. Headhunting has come to play a strategic and valuable role for sourcing compatible staff. When you’re in the market for a new job, a professional headhunter can streamline the process for you. The headhunter will do all the research and point you towards appropriate and relevant opportunities.  The headhunting process cost is free for the job seekers, since the headhunter’s fee is paid by the employer once you are hired.

With the knowledge and experience that we have at CA Global Headhunters, we confidently map the market to identify key players and their personalities.With the right headhunting methodology, it is possible to source the best candidates that are highly complementary and fitting for the job or operation at hand.

Bearing in mind that the main motive to entice candidates is not solely financial, additional motives included are concerned with growth, seniority, new challenges and other holistic attributes.  More importantly, headhunting is not mainly about ‘poaching’ staff; It’s about growing candidates’ careers as well as assisting companies achieve their true potential and goals.

Our staff are fully trained and constantly kept up-to-date with what’s trending in African markets.

New CA Global employees undergo a 3 month training program aimed at identifying and understanding our company polices and building their knowledge regarding Africa as a whole, as well as the industries we operate in. This approach has not only empowered our headhunters with valuable tools and know-hows, but has also positioned CA Global firmly in the Africa recruitment market with an extensive candidate database comprising professionals from all walks of life. It is this that enables us to provide our clients with the best sought after talent required for their business success.