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May 2020

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 24.3 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 431 technology skills related to 167 occupations were updated from employer job postings. Currently, 175 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 122 alternate titles related to 80 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

The new technology skills and alternate titles 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 the Resource Center. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

May 2020

New BLS wage information and graphical display in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics external site (BLS) has released wage estimates for 2019. 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. Check out available local, state, and national wage distributions via simple, easy to interpret graphics.

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 access these updates via O*NET Web Services.

March 2020

Updated military information included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (January 2020) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Supplementing this crosswalk with additional sources of data, including The ASVAB Career Exploration Program external site, Army COOL, Navy COOL, Marine Corps COOL, Air Force COOL and Coast Guard COOL, provides transitioning Veterans with a wide variety of careers to potentially explore. See O*NET Military Transition Search or visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks to learn more.

Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.

February 2020

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 24.2 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • New “Cross-Domain Linkages” section with linkages between:
    • Abilities to relevant Work Activities;
    • Abilities to relevant Work Context;
    • Skills to relevant Work Activities;
    • Skills to relevant Work Context.
  • 441 technology skills related to 98 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 161 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 162 alternate titles related to 103 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.

The new technology skills and alternate tiles 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 2019

Updated military information included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (October 2019) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Supplementing this crosswalk with additional sources of data, including The ASVAB Career Exploration Program external site, Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Coast Guard COOL external site provides transitioning Veterans with a wide variety of careers to potentially explore. See O*NET Military Transition Search or visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks to learn more.

In addition, updated reports for military occupations within O*NET OnLine now include rich information on military classifications through direct links to Careers in the Military external site.

November 2019

O*NET Database and websites updated

The 24.1 release of the O*NET database includes the following:

  • 1,416 technology skills related to 332 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 161 "hot technologies" are identified.
  • 170 alternate titles related to 102 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.

October 2019

Updated BLS information included in O*NET websites

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) external site released updated employment projections for 2018 – 2028. 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.

Based on a new publication of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) external site, the Occupation Handbook Crosswalk Search and the occupational reports within O*NET OnLine have also been updated.

September 2019

Updated military occupations included in O*NET websites

The Military Occupational Classification (MOC) crosswalk has been updated by the Department of Defense (July 2019) and incorporated into O*NET OnLine and My Next Move for Veterans. Supplementing this crosswalk with additional sources of data, including The ASVAB Career Exploration Program external site, Army COOL external site, Navy COOL external site, Marine Corps COOL external site, and Coast Guard COOL external site provides transitioning Veterans with a wide variety of careers to potentially explore. Within the O*NET Military Transition Search, civilian career options are presented alongside helpful military links and information. It includes over 46,000+ linkages between 12,500+ distinct MOC occupations and related O*NET-SOC occupations. To learn more, visit O*NET Resource Center Crosswalks.

August 2019

O*NET Database and websites updated

With the release of the O*NET 24.0 Database, data from job incumbents and occupational experts is now available for 969 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 299 occupations, from employer job postings and other sources, along with Detailed Work Activities for 63 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 the Resource Center. Developers can also access the latest data from O*NET Web Services.