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February 2018

Updated military occupations and BLS projections included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (January 2018) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Over 13,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. Within the O*NET Military Transition Search, the crosswalk is supplemented with additional sources of data. To learn more visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) external site has released updated employment projections for 2016 - 2026. This information is now included within O*NET OnLine, My Next Move, Mi Próximo Paso, and My Next Move for Veterans. The updated information is also incorporated within the Bright Outlook feature included within the O*NET sites.

February 2018

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 22.2 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 158 technology skills and 45 tools related to 83 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 178 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 215 alternate titles related to 98 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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.

December 2017

New BLS projections and industry info in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released new employment projections for 2016 - 2026, 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. The Bright Outlook feature helps clients target careers where new job opportunities are likely in the future. The "Browse by Industry" searches within the O*NET sites were also updated to reflect more current employment patterns.

November 2017

Enhancements made to My Next Move for Veterans

The improved Military Search Feature within My Next Move for Veterans provides transitioning veterans with additional civilian career matches to explore. The site’s Career Reports also now offer rich information about military classifications through direct links into Careers in the Military external site. Finally, a new, interactive salary graphic is included within the Career Reports to aid veterans in understanding the often wide range of salaries associated with civilian careers.

To learn more about the O*NET Military Transition Search, which is also included within O*NET OnLine, visit the O*NET Resource Center-Crosswalks.

October 2017

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 22.1 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 408 technology skills and 88 tools related to 132 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. This update includes information linked to 50 occupations with a bright outlook and/or apprenticeship opportunities which underwent a “spotlight” or detailed review by occupational analysts.
  • 352 alternate titles related to 151 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

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 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.