Definition of employment agency in English:

employment agency

Pronunciation /əmˈplɔɪmənt/

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  • An agency that finds employers or employees for those seeking them.

    ‘Boyle has started an employment agency and other small businesses to help gang members who want to leave that life find new ones.’
    • ‘She previously worked for another company, also an employment agency, which had a contract with the city council but she declined to name which one.’
    • ‘The spokeswoman said that the 61 staff, all employed from the Manpower employment agency, had been recruited because of their ‘flexibility’.’
    • ‘He's now mainly in the employment agency business, with more than 600 people on his books.’
    • ‘We have already launched our Business Support Project, and the employment agency to help local people get jobs is coming shortly.’
    • ‘It plans to begin them again in the spring using workers contracted from a foreign employment agency.’
    • ‘‘The more specialised the business, the more the employment agency may charge the client,’ the spokesman says.’
    • ‘When I arrived at the employment agency, they gravely informed me that the position had been filled five minutes ago.’
    • ‘A fast-growing employment agency which provides staff to leading car manufacturers has unveiled plans for new headquarters in Bradford.’
    • ‘After being contacted by an employment agency in the city, I arranged to have an interview with a friendly enough sounding man.’
    • ‘A specialist employment agency supplying teaching and childcare staff was asked to track down teachers and childcare workers.’
    • ‘He arrived in London where a friend put him in contact with a London-based employment agency.’
    • ‘With that in mind she has set up an employment agency at her children's school in north London, matching mothers to local employers.’
    • ‘His opportunity was a construction job that he got through an employment agency.’