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The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a database of occupational requirements and worker attributes. It describes occupations in terms of the skills and knowledge required, how the work is performed, and typical work settings. It can be used by businesses, educators, job seekers, human resources professionals, and the publicly funded Workforce Investment System to help meet the talent needs of our competitive global economy. O*NET information helps support the creation of industry competency models.
The O*NET System:
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- Promotes business efficiency and talent development
- Supports education of the workforce through skills training and curriculum design for regional economic development
- Facilitates career guidance and career advancement accounts
- The O*NET system, using a common language and terminology to describe occupational requirements, supersedes the seventy-year-old Dictionary of Occupational Titles with current information that can be accessed online or through a variety of public and private sector career and labor market information systems. The O*NET system, which has been significantly upgraded and improved since its introduction and continues to undergo periodic enhancements, includes the O*NET database, O*NET OnLine, and the O*NET Career Exploration Tools.
There are over 4,100 military jobs available ranging from part- to fulltime.
The military may be an excellent alternative to a traditional college
curriculum. Check out www.todaysmilitary.com for further information
regarding positions available in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine
Corp., and Coast Guard, as well as their respective Reserve Corps. and
National Guard formations.
Additionally, the military can provide additional training through the Reserve
Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) as well as Service Academies and
The ROTC is a program offered by the Army, Navy/Marine Corp., and Air
Force throughout our nation's colleges that allows a student to have college
paid for by promising to fulfill a term of duty after college ends.
ROTC's are available in over 1,000 colleges and universities throughout
the country, and provide students with an excellent post-high school option.
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