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August 2017

O*NET Database and websites updated

With the release of the O*NET 22.0 Database, data from job incumbents and occupational experts is now available for 966 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 121 occupations, from employer job postings and other sources, along with Detailed Work Activities for 38 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.

May 2017

O*NET Database and keyword search updated

The 21.3 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 80 alternate titles related to 40 occupations were added from professional association and customer input, transactional analyses, and occupational code requests.
  • 80 technology skill examples related to 54 occupations were added from employer job postings.

Customers can now use O*NET “Hot Technologies” as search terms to find occupations and careers across the O*NET websites. For a description of the updated search, see the report: A Weighted O*NET Keyword Search (WWS)

The new data and updated keyword search are incorporated within My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, My Next Move for Veterans, O*NET OnLine, and O*NET Code Connector.

Learn more or download the database from our Developer's Corner. Developers can also access the latest data and updated keyword search from O*NET Web Services.

April 2017

New BLS wage information in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2016. 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 also access these updates via O*NET Web Services.

March 2017

Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (February 2017) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 11,500 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.

February 2017

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 21.2 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 343 alternate titles related to 140 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.
  • 69 technology skill examples and 7 tools used related to 59 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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.

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!

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.