Nancy T. Tippins,Margaret L. Hilton's A Database for a Changing Economy: Review of the PDF

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 effective for occupation information, reemployment counseling, team improvement, human source administration, and different reasons. to fulfill those wishes, the U.S. division of work (DOL) in 1998 introduced the Occupational details 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 contains hundreds of thousands of descriptors of labor and employees prepared into domain names, akin to abilities, wisdom, and paintings actions. information are gathered utilizing a category procedure that organizes task titles into 1,102 occupations.

The nationwide middle for O*NET improvement (the O*NET middle) constantly collects info relating to those occupations. In 2008, DOL asked the nationwide Academies to study O*NET and think about 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 normal Occupational category method and different information units; and identifies how you can enhance O*NET, relatively within the components of cost-effectiveness, potency, and currency.

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