Creating an Effective EEO Statement: 16 Helpful Samples

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The purpose of an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) statement is to comply with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) law but there’s also a marketing aspect to it. The words in your EEO statement (which often appear in all your job postings) are also words that a candidate will measure you by.

That’s why I ran every EEO statement below through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software to make sure they were gender-neutral and inclusive.

In fact, many employers are adding hot new diversity-related words into their EEO statements such as “inclusive”, “LGBT” and “gender identity”.

On the flipside, if your words are too compliance-heavy, you’ll be interpreted

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