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employment agency

n.
An agency that finds jobs for people seeking them and finds people to fill particular jobs.
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employment agency

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a private firm whose business is placing people in jobs
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employ′ment a′gency


n.
an agency that helps to find jobs for people or assists employers in filling vacant positions.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.employment agency - an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed peopleemployment agency - an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people
agency - a business that serves other businesses
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Translations
agencija za zaposlovanje

employment agency

nagenzia di collocamento
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