Headhunter or head hunter is someone who engages in the cultural practice of headhunting.It can also refer to:

;In economy
* an informal name for an employment recruiter, sometimes referred to as Executive search.

In the Military
* a member of the 1st squadron of the 9th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.
* a member of Alpha Company, 980th Engineer Battalion United States Army Reserve.
* Headhunters, nickname of a USAF F-16 fighter squadron at Kunsan Air Base Korea.In Sports
* headhunter (baseball), a baseball pitcher who aims at a player's head.
* headhunter (boxing), a boxer who only targets punches at his/her opponent's head.
* The Headhunters (professional wrestling), a professional wrestling tag team.
* Chelsea Headhunters, a football firm.In Video Games
* "Headhunter (video game)", a video game for DreamCast and PlayStation 2
**"Headhunter Redemption", its sequel for the Xbox and PlayStation 2
*An announcement in the video game Unreal Tournament 2004 after the player has performed 25 headshots.In Music
* "Head Hunters (album)", a 1973 Herbie Hancock album.
* The Headhunters, a jazz fusion band founded by Hancock.
* "Headhunter (song)", a Front 242 song from their 1988 album "Front by Front".
* Headhunter (Swiss band), a Swiss heavy metal band (founded in 1985).
* Headhunter (German band), a German heavy metal band (founded in 1989).
* Headhunter (Artist), a UK dub-step producer/DJ from Bristol.
*"Headhunter (album)", an album by Krokus.
*Headhunter Records, a record label.
* The Kentucky Headhunters, a country rock band.In TV/Film
* Headhunters (film), an "in-production" movie that will star Nicole Kidman in 2007.
* "Headhunters (TV series)", a 2004 Finnish TV series.In Literature
*"Headhunter (novel)", by Timothy Findley.
*"Headhunter (John King novel)", by John King.
*"Headhunter (Slade)", a novel by Michael Slade.

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