The New York Times’ The Upshot put together two great features that, using O*NET, show how we can evaluate jobs that are both very similar and very opposite from our own. Let’s take a look at the articles and then talk about why they are important.
This month O*NET, or the Occupational Information Network, has revamped its O*NET-SOC 2009 taxonomy to include 153 additional new and emerging occupations. These are within 17 industry clusters that O*NET identified as being “in-demand.” You can read more about the update here, or check out this recent post on the subject. Many of these new […]
From the green sector to video game design, an assortment of industries have been expanded to include new occupation titles, according to O*NET’s latest directory. Twelve of the job titles were detailed in this Yahoo! HotJobs article. Many are adaptions of existing occupations (e.g., wind energy engineers are similar to civil engineers). The latest directory […]
A couple of weeks ago we linked to a neat report put out by the O*NET Resource Center, called “Greening the World of Work.” The report used O*NET codes to establish a starting point for understanding green jobs. In order to run labor market analysis, link to staffing industries, and establish trends over time, we […]
Now more than ever, displaced workers and career seekers need help adapting their skill sets to fit in-demand and available jobs. To that end, EMSI’s Strategic Advantage gives workforce development and education professionals the ability to compare occupations by knowledge, skills, and abilities using O*NET data. Among our latest developments, EMSI has introduced a unique […]