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September 2018 Paper-and-Pencil Version of the O*NET Interest Profiler Short Form now available

A short, paper-and-pencil version of the O*NET Interest Profiler is now available for download and self-print, free of charge. The new tool is ideal for settings without computers and/or with very limited time for career assessment, such as correctional facilities and schools. The tool also has an updated Score Report and Career Worksheet, streamlined Career Listings, and a technical development report. Visit O*NET Resource Center - Interest Profiler to get your customers started on exploring their vocational interests and career options!

August 2018 O*NET Database and websites updated

With the release of the O*NET 23.0 Database, data from job incumbents and occupational experts is now available for 968 O*NET-SOC occupations, of which 100 occupations were updated in this release. This release also updates the Alternate Titles and Sample of Reported Titles data for 294 occupations, from employer job postings and other sources, along with Detailed Work Activities for 33 occupations.

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.

July 2018 Browse by Interests and Career Videos added to Mi Próximo Paso

Within Mi Próximo Paso, customers can now browse careers by six primary interest areas. They can read a brief description of each interest area and then explore related careers. In addition, customers who have previously taken an interest assessment can take advantage of this feature. Visit the new feature directly at: Mi Próximo Paso - Interests. A Spanish language version of the O*NET Interest Profiler is also available for those who would like to discover their vocational interests!

Career Videos now help over 425 career reports come to life within Mi Próximo Paso. The videos, developed by CareerOneStop external site leveraging O*NET information, all have Spanish language closed captions and video transcripts. For a complete listing of careers with videos visit: Career Videos - Mi Próximo Paso.

June 2018 Discover your interests while using O*NET OnLine

Easy access to the O*NET Interest Profiler, popular within My Next Move, is now included within O*NET OnLine!

Discover your interests: Browse by O*NET Data - Interests within the Advanced Search. Or, within each of OnLine’s occupation summary reports, see the “Interests” section to access the O*NET Interest Profiler.

May 2018 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (April 2018) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. By supplementing this crosswalk with additional sources of data, both sites offer over 36,500 linkages between nearly 13,000 distinct MOC occupations and related O*NET-SOC occupations. Within the O*NET Military Transition Search, civilian career options are presented alongside helpful military links and information. To learn more, visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks.

The updated search can also be accessed via O*NET Web Services.

May 2018 O*NET Database and websites updated

The 22.3 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 460 technology skills related to 125 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 186 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 273 alternate titles related to 120 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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.

May 2018 2018 SOC Crosswalk in O*NET OnLine

To assist early adopters of the recently released 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), a crosswalk application from the new classification to the current O*NET-SOC 2010 Taxonomy is incorporated within O*NET OnLine. Customers can go to the Crosswalk Search page and use a title or code from the 2018 SOC to find corresponding occupations within O*NET OnLine. To download the new crosswalk or to learn more about the transition to the 2018 SOC, visit the O*NET Taxonomy section of the O*NET Resource Center.

Developers can access the crosswalk via O*NET Web Services.

April 2018 New BLS wage information in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) external site has released wage estimates for 2017. 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.

Developers can access these updates via O*NET Web Services.

March 2018 O*NET Sources of Additional Information Updated

Within the O*NET OnLine occupation reports, the Sources of Additional Information section provides customers with a list of sources external to the O*NET Program that offer occupationally relevant information, such as related jobs, specialties, and industries.

605 occupations were updated with professional association information gathered directly from job incumbents and occupational experts via O*NET Data Collection. This report section is now populated within 896 occupations, providing 4,300+ linkages to additional sources of information for customers to explore.

Developers can access the data from O*NET Web Services.

For a description of the update effort, see the report: Updating O*NET® Sources of Additional Information Listings: Use of Job Incumbent and Occupational Expert Professional Association Membership.

February 2018 Updated military occupations and BLS projections included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (January 2018) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 13,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. Within the O*NET Military Transition Search, the crosswalk is supplemented with additional sources of data. To learn more visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) external site has released updated employment projections for 2016 - 2026. This information is now included within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans. The updated information is also incorporated within the Bright Outlook feature included within the O*NET sites.

February 2018 O*NET Database and websites updated

The 22.2 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 158 technology skills and 45 tools related to 83 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 178 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 215 alternate titles related to 98 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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.

December 2017 New BLS projections and industry info in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released new employment projections for 2016 - 2026, 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. The Bright Outlook feature helps clients target careers where new job opportunities are likely in the future. The "Browse by Industry" searches within the O*NET sites were also updated to reflect more current employment patterns.

November 2017 Enhancements made to My Next Move for Veterans

The improved Military Search Feature within My Next Move for Veterans provides transitioning veterans with additional civilian career matches to explore. The site’s Career Reports also now offer rich information about military classifications through direct links into Careers in the Military external site. Finally, a new, interactive salary graphic is included within the Career Reports to aid veterans in understanding the often wide range of salaries associated with civilian careers.

To learn more about the O*NET Military Transition Search, which is also included within O*NET OnLine, visit the O*NET Resource Center-Crosswalks.

October 2017 O*NET Database and websites updated

The 22.1 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 408 technology skills and 88 tools related to 132 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. This update includes information linked to 50 occupations with a bright outlook and/or apprenticeship opportunities which underwent a “spotlight” or detailed review by occupational analysts.
  • 352 alternate titles related to 151 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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.

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