- O*NET Database and keyword search updated
- New BLS wage information in O*NET websites
- Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites
- Enhancements made to O*NET OnLine
- Emojis and improved report links within O*NET!
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)
New BLS wage information in O*NET websites
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (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.
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 , Navy COOL , Marine Corps COOL , and Air Force COOL projects.
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!
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.