- Military occupations
- 21.0 Database
- Emojis and improved report links
- BLS wage information
- Hot Technologies
- BLS projections
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 , Navy COOL , Marine Corps COOL , and Air Force COOL 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.
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 and other sources. 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.
Emojis and improved report links within O*NET!
- The O*NET Interest Profiler now includes an emoji style response scale improving the efficacy of the instrument in career exploration. The enhanced tool can be accessed directly via My Next Move and Mi Próximo Paso. Developers can incorporate the tool using O*NET Web Services.
- 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.
New BLS wage information in O*NET websites
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (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.
“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.
New BLS projections and industry info in O*NET Websites
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new employment projections for 2014 - 2024, 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, which helps clients target careers where new job opportunities are likely in the future. In addition, the "Browse by Industry" searches within the O*NET sites are updated to reflect more current employment patterns.