The world runs on data. It informs, empowers, and drives progress. Having quick access to reliable data truly makes the difference between success or failure in most areas of life. So, when it comes to your career or business, don't you think you owe it to yourself to have the best data possible to make sound professional decisions? We think so!
Welcome to O*NET! The Occupational Information Network. We're the nation's number one source for skills, competencies, and occupational requirements. Sponsored by the United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration through a grant to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
It's no secret the work landscape changes at lightning speed. You need to stay on top of the trends and critical information. You need data! O*NET provides instant access to detailed descriptions on more than 900 occupations that drive the U.S. economy. Our visitors include counselors, human resource professionals, researchers, developers, and students, to name a few. Our cutting edge platform has all the career exploration tools you will need to make an informed decision or to build winning programs and applications, regardless of what point you are at in the process.
So, how is this possible? Data collection! Maintaining accurate, up-to-date comprehensive data on the occupations and careers of the U.S. economy is not an easy task. We need your help! The O*NET Program gathers and analyzes data from a wide variety of sources, including occupational experts, workers, business establishments, job analytic databases, and professional associations.
Safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality and privacy of the information you provide is a top priority. Individual and business level identifiers are removed. Data is always published at an aggregated level. If approached by our data collection team, your contribution will help ensure that the data available to you and a wide variety of user audiences is accurate, unbiased, and complete.
As you can see, right at your fingertips, you can find products and tools, web sites, research, initiatives, web services and APIs, data collection participation opportunities, and an Interest Profiler: an assessment that will walk you through the process, so you can organize your career hunt, and receive all the information you need, right down to work activities essential to the job you're seeking.
Our database offers workers key information that will lead to success during job search and career transition training and upskilling, while employers can do in-depth job analysis or leverage a variety of tools to help identify, recruit, and prepare highly skilled professionals needed to stay competitive in today's environment.
Best of all, O*NET is FREE! Save time, money, and find the most current career and occupational data. You can also sign up to get O*NET Program updates delivered direct to your inbox.
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