equal opportunity employer (EOE)



An employer which follows the principle of equal opportunity in regards to its hiring and promotion procedures. An equal opportunity employer is not allowed to discriminate based on items such as race or gender, and is required to give everyone an equal chance.

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  • They were an equal opportunity employer and that meant they would hire people that had less of an advantage in the workplace.

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  • You must always strive to be considered an equal opportunity employer so that you have a good reputation in all communities.

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  • Most larger corporations in the United States are considered to be equal opportunity employers, not wanting to discriminate between any of it's applicants based on race, gender, or physical ability.

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