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employment agency

noun
1.
an agency that helps find jobs for persons seeking employment or assists employers in finding persons to fill positions that are open.
Also called employment bureau.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Thousands of other nurses take temporary work for a daily rate, often through a local, mom-and-pop employment agency.
  • The subcontractor obtains personnel from an employment agency.
  • No employment agency or placement firm can guarantee you a job.
British Dictionary definitions for employment agency

employment agency

noun
1.
a private firm whose business is placing people in jobs
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