Griff: Barry's just got the most fantastic job.
Tarquin: Lucky devil ! Tell me more.
Griff: He's got the finance director's job with the country's biggest shipping corporation.
Tarquin: How did he get that ? I haven't seen any finance directors' jobs advertised lately and I check the appointments pages regularly.
Griff: He was headhunted through one of the top recruitment consultancies.
Tarquin: He must have got an outstanding reputation to get his job that way.