Copy data from sheet 1 to sheet 2 based on the title in sheet 2


Hi, how can I copy the data from sheet 1 to 2 based on the title in sheet 2? 

For example

Sheet 1 

Employee ID   Name  Birth date  Gender  Grade 

123                  Peter    1-1-2000     M           1

456                  John     1-2-2000     M           2

Sheet 2

Employee ID  Birth date  Grade 

123                 1-1-2000     1

456                 1-2-2000     2

I am using vlookup in sheet 2 based on Employee ID to lookup the birth date and grade from sheet 1 to sheet 2. But, I feel really time-consuming when I have so many column titles in both sheet 1 and 2. Any shortcut to paste the data directly from sheet 1 to 2 based on the title in sheet 2? 



If the formula is designed for deployment in all columns this shouldn't be time consuming at all. Post a [sanitized] copy of your workbook and the formulas you are now using and we'll take a look.
Variatus (rep: 4729) Jun 9, '20 at 9:03 pm
Say both sheets are started with column A and row 1. In sheet 2, the formula of Birth date for Employee 123 is =VLOOKUP($A2,Sheet1 $A$2:$E$3,3), Grade is =VLOOKUP($A2,Sheet1 $A$2:$E$3,5). The result is what i am looking for, but if there are many columns in both sheets, i have to manually adjust the formula in each column in sheet 2 to see which column in sheet 1 I look for. Not sure if there's any shortcut?
Kin Jun 10, '20 at 3:38 am
Neither am I. I need a worksheet to play around with and to test. 
Variatus (rep: 4729) Jun 10, '20 at 7:06 am
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