Last Updated: Sep 9, 2015
- O-Net Online
The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs.
Information in O*NET is available for over 900 occupations.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is an online career guidance resource that provides information on hundreds of occupations in the United States. Updated every 2 years by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the OOH allows students to explore different aspects of occupations by clicking on the following tabs:
What workers do on the job
Education, training, and other qualifications needed to enter the occupation
Projected employment change and job prospects from 2012 to 2022
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