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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 7491


  • Tabulation Category: K - Real estate, renting and business activities
  • Division: 74 - Other business activities
  • Group: 749 - Business activities n.e.c.
  • Class: 7491 - Labour recruitment and provision of personnel

Explanatory note

This class includes personnel search, selection referral and placement in connection with employment in any field. The services may be supplied to the potential employer or to the prospective employee and may involve the formulation of job descriptions, the screening and testing of applicants, the investigation of references, etc.
Executive search and placement activities are included as are labour contracting activities, i.e. the supply to others, chiefly on a temporary basis, of personnel hired by, and whose emoluments are paid by, the agency.

Exclusions: Activities of farm labour contractors are classified in class 0140 (Agricultural and animal husbandry service activities, except veterinary activities).
Agency activities are classified in class 7499 (Other business activities n.e.c.).
Motion picture and other theatrical casting activities are classified in class 9249 (Other recreational activities).

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