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English definition of “employment bureau”

employment bureau

noun [C]     HR
an organization, especially a government organization, that helps people who need jobs: The borough established its own employment bureau to address a shortage of teachers, social workers and IT specialists.
(Definition of employment bureau noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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