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April 2015

New dynamic design features now in O*NET OnLine

Improvements to the O*NET OnLine occupation reports:

  • Compact design that enables users to expand individual sections of interest to view greater detail
  • Easy cross-occupational search functionality built in throughout. Choose an individual O*NET item (for example, a task, technology, knowledge, skill, or ability) and see related occupations to explore

Two new Advanced Search features:

  • Related Task Search enables users to build a customized task list to perform a cross occupational search
  • Related DWA Search enables users to build a customized list of work activities to perform a cross-occupational search

Work Activities Outline Custom Report feature:

Learn about the O*NET Work Activities Hierarchy through a dynamic, nested display feature. Customers can easily see the relationship between the Generalized Work Activities, Intermediate Work Activities, Detailed Work Activities, and tasks for an occupation of their choice.

Check out these features now in O*NET OnLine.

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March 2015

New BLS info in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2014. 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.

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December 2014

Tools and Technology database updated

The Tools and Technology (T2) database provides information on machines, equipment, tools, and software that workers may use for optimal functioning in a high performance workplace. This release includes an update on 220 occupations. Over 60,000 tools and technologies have now been identified, covering all 973 occupations included in the O*NET-SOC 2010 taxonomy.

Visit our Developer's Corner to download the file or sign up for O*NET Web Services. Or, explore the new T2 data in O*NET OnLine and My Next Move.

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December 2014

Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (November 2014) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 10,000 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, and Marine Corps 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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October 2014

New data in O*NET websites

The 19.0 database is now incorporated within My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, My Next Move for Veterans, and O*NET OnLine. Comprehensive data is available for 940 O*NET-SOC occupations. Specifically, the 19.0 database updated 126 O*NET-SOCs.

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July 2014

Credentials feature added to O*NET Online

O*NET Online users can now search for certifications, training, licensing, and apprenticeship information from Summary, Details, and Custom report pages. New certificate information is also included within the Education Level Required section of each report. Finally, navigation features of the reports have been updated to streamline access to this valuable career information. Check out new report features in O*NET Online now!

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