By Nancy T. Tippins,Margaret L. Hilton

ISBN-10: 0309147697

ISBN-13: 9780309147699

information regarding the features of jobs and the people who fill them is efficacious for profession information, reemployment counseling, crew improvement, human source administration, and different reasons. to fulfill those wishes, the U.S. division of work (DOL) in 1998 introduced the Occupational info community (O*NET), which is composed of a content material model--a framework for organizing occupational data--and an digital database. The O*NET content material version comprises enormous quantities of descriptors of labor and employees prepared into domain names, akin to talents, wisdom, and paintings actions. information are accrued utilizing a class approach that organizes activity titles into 1,102 occupations.

The nationwide middle for O*NET improvement (the O*NET middle) constantly collects info regarding those occupations. In 2008, DOL asked the nationwide Academies to study O*NET and examine its destiny instructions. In reaction, the current quantity inventories and evaluates the makes use of of O*NET; explores the linkage of O*NET with the traditional Occupational type process and different information units; and identifies how you can enhance O*NET, relatively within the parts of cost-effectiveness, potency, and currency.

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