Head shunting [v.] The secret hiring of a head hunter to persuade an ineffectual employee to take a position at another firm. Nicely eliminates the mess of having to fire someone.
More from the Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary here. I’m so glad I don’t have to work in a traditional office setting anymore. “I’m going to loop HR onto this email. And then I’m going to tie a loop around my neck and hang myself. You should touch base with me after.”