- September 2014 Lay Titles database updated
The O*NET Lay Titles database contains over 44,000 distinct titles. Using information gathered from the O*NET Data Collection and additional research efforts, this update adds over 350 new titles. A variety of private and publicly developed electronic tools, including the Department of Labor's O*NET OnLine and My Next Move, use the titles to improve their keyword search performance and to enhance their career reports. Download this file from our Developer's Corner.
- July 2014 O*NET Database updated
With the release of the O*NET 19.0 development database, comprehensive data is now available for 940 O*NET-SOC occupations, including the 126 O*NET-SOCs updated within this release. Find out more about or download this file from our Developer's Corner.
- July 2014 Credentials feature added to O*NET Online
O*NET Online users can now search for certifications, training, licensing, and apprenticeship information from Summary, Details, and Custom report pages. New certificate information is also included within the Education Level Required section of each report. Finally, navigation features of the reports have been updated to streamline access to this valuable career information. Check out new report features in O*NET Online now!
- June 2014 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites
The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (April 2014) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 10,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL and Navy COOL 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 2014 O*NET Web Services updated
New features have been added to O*NET Web Services. Developers can include tasks, knowledge, skills, and more from O*NET OnLine's occupation reports in their own website or web-enabled application. Sign up or learn more at O*NET Web Services.
- April 2014 New BLS info in O*NET Websites
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2013 and an update of its Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The latest wages are now included in career reports within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, and My Next Move for Veterans. The OOH Crosswalk Search and the occupational reports have been updated in O*NET OnLine to reflect the new OOH crosswalk and publication material.
- March 2014 O*NET Work Activities data and Technical Report now available
Learn about the new updated and enhanced O*NET Detailed Work Activities (DWAs) in the O*NET Work Activities Project Technical Report. The new DWAs were developed using updated work information and are useful for career exploration, skills transferability, resume writing, job descriptions, and other workforce development activities. Take advantage of this great source of occupational data that’s now available for download in the O*NET 18.1 database.
- March 2014 New Job Preparation Features in the My Next Move Websites
Careers need different amounts of preparation. Browse careers by Job Prep at the My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans websites. Customers can choose a level of experience, education, and training when exploring careers or doing a job search. In addition, the job preparation information is included within each career report.
- January 2014 New BLS projections and industry info in O*NET Websites
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new employment projections for 2012 - 2022, 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.
- January 2014 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites
The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (November 2013) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 10,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL and Navy COOL 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.
- January 2014 Tools and Technology database updated
The tools and technology (T2) file provides information on machines, equipment, tools, and software that workers may use for optimal functioning in a high performance workplace. With this update, over 53,000 tools and technologies have now been identified for 774 occupations, including all 200+ O*NET Green occupations and over 85% of the Bright Outlook occupations.
The O*NET Project welcomes feedback on the T2 database. T2 information for 239 occupations has been enhanced with the help of customer input. After reviewing an occupation's current T2 information, you can submit specific suggestions for adding more examples of tools or technology through our T2 feedback process.
- January 2014 O*NET Web Services developer tools now available
Developers can seamlessly display O*NET information and integrate O*NET Tools within their own website or web-enabled application using O*NET Web Services. Take advantage of the occupation keyword search featured in My Next Move; valuable career report information including tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and job outlook information; the military transition search from My Next Move for Veterans; and a full suite of Spanish language services from Mi Próximo Paso. The O*NET Interest Profiler can be integrated using our REST web services API, or embedded in your site with a few lines of HTML. Sign up for O*NET Web Services today!
- December 2013 Greening References updated
The Greening of the World of Work: O*NET Project's Book of References update adds additional green references to those compiled from our initial research report on the green economy. Ongoing green activities, such as data collection on occupational and worker requirements for green occupations, and continuous green economy research, contributed to this winter's update. Download this document from our Reports and Documents section.
You can also stay informed with our RSS feed.