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February 2017 O*NET Web Services updated with NEW features

New features are added to O*NET Web Services. Developers can take advantage of additional exploration options from O*NET OnLine:

  • Browse by Career Cluster — Career Clusters contain occupations in the same field of work that require similar skills.
  • Browse STEM Occupations — STEM occupations require education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
  • Browse by Industry — Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment.

In addition, Technology Skills and Tools Used are now separate services, matching O*NET OnLine's occupation reports.

Sign up or learn more at O*NET Web Services.

January 2017 Enhancements made to O*NET OnLine

Within O*NET OnLine, Browse by Career Cluster and Browse STEM Occupations are both updated with new information and improved occupational linkages. In addition, design changes to the Summary, Details, and Custom occupation report pages highlight the availability of technology skills information. Visit O*NET OnLine today to discover these latest enhancements!

December 2016 Career Videos now in My Next Move and My Next Move for Vets

Career Videos help over 100 career reports come to life within My Next Move and My Next Move for Vets! The videos, developed by CareerOneStop leveraging O*NET information, also have optional closed captions and video transcripts. For a complete listing of careers with videos visit: My Next Move – Videos or My Next Move for Vets – Videos.

November 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (November 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site projects.

November 2016 O*NET Database and websites updated

The 21.1 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 178 new technology examples related to 85 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.
  • Sample of Reported Titles selections for 10 occupations were updated to reflect titles frequently reported by job incumbents.

All database files are available in a variety of useful formats. They can be downloaded as tab-delimited text, Microsoft Excel and SQL files for MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle formats.

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.

August 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (July 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site 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. Developers can also access the military searches from O*NET Web Services, or they can access the source files from the Supplemental Files section of the O*NET Resource Center.

August 2016 O*NET Database and websites updated

With the release of the O*NET 21.0 Database, data from job incumbents and occupational experts is now available for 963 O*NET-SOC occupations, of which 116 occupations were updated in this release. This release also updates the Tools and Technology (T2) data using employer job postings. 121 new technologies are added across 134 occupations, including the identification of 17 additional "hot technologies."

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 2016 Emojis and improved report links within O*NET!
  • The occupation and career reports within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans carry new and improved linkages for credentials information and “Find Jobs.” Job seekers now have multiple job source options, including US.jobs, Indeed, CareerBuilder, and America’s Job Exchange. Customers who previously used the state job bank feature within the O*NET sites should now search by state within US.jobs.
May 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (April 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site 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 2016 O*NET Web Services updated with NEW features

O*NET Mini Interest Profiler and Hot Technologies highlight the new features now available via O*NET Web Services. The features include:

  • The newly developed O*NET Mini Interest Profiler (Mini-IP), which includes just 30 questions, making it ideal for mobile applications or other time-constrained settings. Emoji-style images are available to provide a non-verbal alternative to the item response scale. Download the graphics here. Note: The emoji-anchored scale is also suitable for the Interest Profiler Short Form. For more information about the Mini-IP and the emoji scale, see the available technical reports in our Products section.
April 2016 New BLS wage information in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2015. 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.

April 2016 “Hot Technologies” added to the O*NET System

A “Hot Technology” is a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings. Their identification helps customers learn which software skills are in demand within the current U.S. economy. Hot Technologies are distinguished by a fire icon. This new feature is incorporated within the O*NET Websites and will be available via the O*NET Web Services in the near future. Check out this valuable addition now, visit: O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans.

This also serves as an announcement of the 20.3 O*NET database release. This latest version of the database includes updates from the Tools and Technology (T2) and Alternate Titles projects:

  • 626 new technology examples related to 144 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.
  • 30 new alternate titles related to 5 occupations were added from customer and professional association input.

The new data is incorporated within the O*NET websites. Download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

March 2016 Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (January 2016) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. The crosswalk is supplemented with data from the Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Air Force COOL external site 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.

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