employment agency

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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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He explained that there is a long standing dispute between his ministry and the NVTI over the ownership of the building, which is situated just by the Asafo Labour Roundabout, and serves as the public employment center.
Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Verlyn Olson emphasized that the economy will rebound and a resource such as the employment center not only prepares the community for future opportunities, but also reduces barriers to opportunities currently available.

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