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July 2016 Emojis and improved report links within O*NET!
  • The occupation and career reports within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans carry new and improved linkages for credentials information and “Find Jobs.” Job seekers now have multiple job source options, including US.jobs, Indeed, CareerBuilder, and America’s Job Exchange. Customers who previously used the state job bank feature within the O*NET sites should now search by state within US.jobs.
May 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (April 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site projects. Transitioning military personnel can use their military code or title to discover related civilian occupations/careers within O*NET Online's Military Crosswalk Search or My Next Move for Veterans' Military Transition Search.

May 2016 O*NET Web Services updated with NEW features

O*NET Mini Interest Profiler and Hot Technologies highlight the new features now available via O*NET Web Services. The features include:

  • The newly developed O*NET Mini Interest Profiler (Mini-IP), which includes just 30 questions, making it ideal for mobile applications or other time-constrained settings. Emoji-style images are available to provide a non-verbal alternative to the item response scale. Download the graphics here. Note: The emoji-anchored scale is also suitable for the Interest Profiler Short Form. For more information about the Mini-IP and the emoji scale, see the available technical reports in our Products section.
April 2016 New BLS wage information in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2015. The latest wages are now included in career reports within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans.

My Next Move's state maps also feature updated data, showing which states have above average work opportunities for a given career. Click on "Check out my state" from career reports in My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans.

April 2016 “Hot Technologies” added to the O*NET System

A “Hot Technology” is a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings. Their identification helps customers learn which software skills are in demand within the current U.S. economy. Hot Technologies are distinguished by a fire icon. This new feature is incorporated within the O*NET Websites and will be available via the O*NET Web Services in the near future. Check out this valuable addition now, visit: O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans.

This also serves as an announcement of the 20.3 O*NET database release. This latest version of the database includes updates from the Tools and Technology (T2) and Alternate Titles projects:

  • 626 new technology examples related to 144 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.
  • 30 new alternate titles related to 5 occupations were added from customer and professional association input.

The new data is incorporated within the O*NET websites. Download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

March 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (January 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site projects. Transitioning military personnel can use their military code or title to discover related civilian occupations/careers within O*NET Online's Military Crosswalk Search or My Next Move for Veterans' Military Transition Search.

February 2016 O*NET Database and websites updated

With the 20.2 release, the O*NET database includes updates from the Tools and Technology (T2) and Alternate Titles projects:

  • 857 new alternate titles related to 266 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.
  • 1,015 new technology examples related to 414 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

Two options are available for downloading data:

  1. All Files enables customers to download all available O*NET information with one click, and
  2. Individual Files enables customers to focus on and download a particular type of O*NET information or download any of the single files updated with this new release.

All database files are available in a variety of useful formats. They can be downloaded as tab-delimited text, Microsoft Excel and SQL files for MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle formats.

The new data is incorporated within My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, My Next Move for Veterans, and O*NET OnLine.

Learn more or download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

January 2016 New BLS projections and industry info in O*NET Websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released new employment projections for 2014 - 2024, along with updated industry employment data. This information is now included within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans. Importantly, this allows for the update of the Bright Outlook feature included within the O*NET sites, which helps clients target careers where new job opportunities are likely in the future. In addition, the "Browse by Industry" searches within the O*NET sites are updated to reflect more current employment patterns.

November 2015 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (October 2015) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site projects. Transitioning military personnel can use their military code or title to discover related civilian occupations/careers within O*NET Online's Military Crosswalk Search or My Next Move for Veterans' Military Transition Search.

October 2015 O*NET Database, web sites, and download options updated

With the 20.1 release, the O*NET database now includes additional files, new download options, and updates from the Tools and Technology (T2) and Alternate Titles projects:

  • Data from the Lay/Alternate Titles, Sample of Reported Titles, Related Occupations, Tools & Technology, and Emerging Tasks projects are now included in the O*NET Database. These were previously available as separate supplemental file downloads.
  • Two options for downloading data: 1) All Files enables customers to download all available O*NET information with one click, 2) Individual Files enables customers to focus on and download a particular type of O*NET information or download any of the single files updated with this new release.
  • All database files can now be downloaded in Microsoft Excel format, in addition to the existing formats of tab-delimited text, and SQL files for MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle.
  • Download previous releases of the O*NET Databases via an updated Database Release Archives page.
  • Updated Lay/Alternate Titles and Tools & Technology (T2) files

Learn more or download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

September 2015 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (July 2015) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. With this update, Air Force COOL external site data is now included in the supplemented data along with the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, and Marine Corps COOL external site projects. Transitioning military personnel can use their military code or title to discover related civilian occupations/careers within O*NET Online's Military Crosswalk Search or My Next Move for Veterans' Military Transition Search.

August 2015 O*NET Database and websites updated

With the release of the O*NET 20.0 Database, data from job incumbents and occupational experts is now available for 953 O*NET-SOC occupations. 102 occupations were updated in this release. New data is now incorporated within My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, My Next Move for Veterans, and O*NET OnLine.

Learn more or download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

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