O*NET Work Activities Project Technical Report


February 2014


Michael C. Hansen, Jennifer J. Norton, Christina M. Gregory, Adam W. Meade, & Lori Foster Thompson
North Carolina State University

David Rivkin, Phil Lewis, & John Nottingham
National Center for O*NET Development


This report describes the purpose, methodology, and results of the Work Activities Project conducted by the National Center for O*NET Development. The primary objectives of the project included updating the O*NET Database of Detailed Work Activities (DWAs) and enhancing their utility and usability for career exploration and other human resources functions. The report is organized into sections that describe work activities, the methodology used in the development and refinement of the work activities, results and discussion of the project, and the application of revised work activities data, including future developments and enhancements.