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employment agency

a business which acts as an AGENT on behalf of firms seeking employees and of persons seeking work. Employment agencies maintain lists of job vacancies notified by prospective employers and details of persons seeking work, and match up the two. In addition, they may advertise jobs on behalf of employers and, where instructed, act as recruitment agents by interviewing and shortlisting job applicants.
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The ranking does not include employment agencies for direct searches of experts or managers (executive search firms) because they use different methods for placements.
Kevin Berry, district director of the EEOC's New York District Office, added, "This case should send a clear message that federal anti-discrimination laws apply to employment agencies as well as employers.
With the changes, temporary employment agencies will receive the same status as employment mediation agencies, even though the latter do not bear any responsibility, that is, have no obligations to either the employee or the client, and only mediate their relationship.
private employment agencies should know that those agencies are
The fund adopted the method of installment payment to rule out any possibility of bogus employment or any other foul play resorted to by some employment agencies, he said.
BEIRUT: The Union of Owners of Workers Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL) has begun drafting a code of conduct for its members that is expected to comply with International Labor Organization standards on domestic work and private employment agencies.
The ordinance makes it mandatory that a bank security deposit of Dh1 million for the temporary employment agencies, and Dh300,000 for practising a meditation activity, must be paid.
If your company needs to drastically slash payroll overhead, employment agencies also can help you save by allowing you to rehire laid-off staff on a project basis, a trend observed by Theresa Wasson, district manager for Kelly Services in Anchorage.
The abundant number of recruitment and employment agencies, too many to count as many work without required licenses and are not listed anywhere, have benefited the most from the exodus.
A draft law that would regulate the work of private employment agencies was discussed yesterday at a public hearing on labour migration supported by the OSCE Centre in Bishkek.
He said there was a "myriad" of reasons why the council had to use employment agencies.
A SCHEME to help unemployed professionals find work has gained the support of more than 300 employment agencies, it was today revealed.

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