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Title
Generation and Use of Occupational Ability Profiles for Exploring O*NET Occupational Units
Authors

Rodney McCloy, John Campbell Human Resources Research Organization

Frederick Oswald University of Minnesota

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

Date
1999
Summary

This paper describes the development of the ability profiles for each occupational unit (OU) and their use in career exploration, specifically using the O*NET Ability Profiler. It includes coverage of the procedure for generating the OU-specific ability profiles, the procedure for linking clients' ability profiles to OU profiles, and the decision rules for determining the specific information that is presented within the career exploration tools.

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