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12/1/2021Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web will now remember your MyList choices, preferred Description Tab format and last Labor Market Area from one session to the next. Under Tips/Settings, you can increase the amount of idle time prior to logout (default is 20 minutes).

11/5/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 10/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate at 4.6%. See BLS chart.

10/8/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 9/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate at 4.8%. See BLS chart.

9/3/2021 - NEW!!! VIDEO from CareerOneStop.org now available in Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web.

Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 8/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate at 5.2%. See BLS chart.

9/2/2021 - New 18 minute video posted reviewing the various data sources used in SkillTRAN products and services: SkillTRAN Data Resources

8/6/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 7/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate at 5.4%. See BLS chart.

8/1/2021 - Industry references used in the DOT Estimate (Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web) have been refreshed to align with the release of Job Browser Pro PC version 1.7.3.

7/2/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 6/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate at 5.9%. See BLS chart.

6/7/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 5/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate declined to 5.8%. See BLS chart.

5/27/2021 - ZIP Code based Country Business Patterns is updated for 2019.

5/25/2021 - Sorting of long lists of occupations has been sped up, particularly for TSA and Worker Trait Search results.

5/12/2021 - Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OES/OEWS) are now available for May 2020 in web-based products. Updates to the PC products will be available in June.

5/7/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 4/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.1%. See BLS chart.

4/22/2021 - County Business Patterns for the US, States, MSA, and County areas updated today. ZIP code data will not be updated until release in June 2021.

4/15/2021 - The new DOT Estimate feature for a group of occupations selected via a Worker Trait Search now prepares a report of estimated DOT employment for the group by DOCx, PDF, AND XLSX Spreadsheet! Use this feature to quickly prepare for common hypotheticals!

4/2/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 3/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 6.0%. See BLS chart.

3/15/2021 - BIG CHANGES IN SYSTEMS & FEATURES: ORS 2020 / Quick View Button / NEW!!!! DOT ESTIMATE REPORT FOR A GROUP OF OCCUPATIONS FROM WORKER TRAIT SEARCH / User Analytics / SOC 2018 Codes / EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS: 2019-2029 / CENSUS 2020 Codes / Fresh Full-Time/Part-Time Data. See details here: Recent Changes in Web-Based Products

3/5/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 2/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 6.2%. See BLS chart.

2/5/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 1/2021. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 6.3%. See BLS chart.

1/8/2021 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 12/2020. Total civilian unemployment rate stable at 6.7%. Leisure and Hospitality industries still down about -498,000 jobs. See BLS chart.

12/4/2020 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 11/2020. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 6.7%. See BLS chart.

11/6/2020 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 10/2020. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 6.9%. See BLS chart.

10/22/2020 - Added RIASEC Search to Browse tab, with limits for planned/preferred SVP range. Lists of occupations from Worker Trait Searching should now sort more reliably and quickly.

10/2/2020 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 9/2020. Total civilian unemployment rate continues to decline to 7.9%. See BLS chart.

9/4/2020 - Current Employment Statistics uploaded through 8/2020. Total civilian unemployment rate is now below that of December, 2011. See BLS chart.

8/31/2020 - An issue with login delays between 6:15 and 6:25 am Eastern Time has been resolved.

8/19/2020 - Updated Case Preparation Guide. Available to logged in web users under User Settings > Case Preparation Guide.

8/14/2020 - Updated scripts to improve appearance on smaller screens, such as tablets and phones (Android and iPad) + other fixes (including OASYSWeb Growth Filter).

8/7/2020 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through July 2020. Employment numbers continue to improve in many NAICS industries. 

7/24/2020 - Updated County Business Patterns to 2018 data set. Updated all web products to produce more compact reports.

7/13/2020 - Both 2018 and 2019 Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) Data is shown in Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web. ORS 2019 data is "preliminary" and covers 205 SOC Groups, but it includes Mental/Cognitive data elements. 2018 ORS data is considered "Final First Wave Data" collected over 3 years (2016-2018) and it covers 347 SOC Groups.

7/2/2020 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through June 2020. The impact of improving employment now emerges in this new CES data for some 3-digit NAICS industries. NAICS 722 - Food Service shows nearly 3 million return to work.

6/26/2020 - Updated County Business Patterns to 2017 Data set.

6/5/2020 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through May 2020. The impact of reduced employment due to COVID-19 now emerges in this new CES data for some 3-digit NAICS industries. It also shows the beginning bounce back up for some industries, too.

6/1/2020 - "Show Quick View" is a new button in Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web. At the bottom of the Description and Requirements tab for a selected occupation, this is a printable 1 page summary of coded occupational requirements, OES Group Employment, and the SkillTRAN DOT Estimate. Example for Cashier II (PDF)

5/7/2020 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through April 2020. The impact of reduced employment due to COVID-19 now emerges in this new CES data for some 3-digit NAICS industries.

4/17/2020 - The latest OES data has 20 fewer OES codes. We have adjusted our systems late today to properly navigate this latest data wrinkle.

4/15/2020 - OES Data for May 2019 is now available in all web products. We have also added a Skills/Competencies tab in the Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS Web products.

3/17/2020 - We have doubled our server power and upgraded our services once again. In OASYSWeb and TSS, try our new filter by expected Job GROWTH!

3/13/2020 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through February 2020 data

3/10/2020 - Updated Current Population Survey (CPS) to 2019 - Unpublished Table A-26 data

12/13/2019 - IMPROVEMENTS TO REPORTS and DOT ESTIMATE! Initial report preparation is now about 4X FASTER! PDF and DOCx is about 40% faster. The DOT Estimate feature in Job Browser Pro Web and OASYS now estimates much closer to the Job Browser Pro PC version 1.7, which will also have an update available by early next week.

11/14/2019 -OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS SURVEY (ORS) Data is now included in the Job Browser Pro Web and OASYSWeb products. Click the new "Show ORS Data" button on the Requirements tab of an Occupational Description or next to a SOC Code on the Codes tab when ORS Data is available. ORS data can also be shown (and printed) from the DOT Estimate screen when the "Show All DOTs in this SOC Group" button is clicked. ORS data is still being collected, but it is available for 347 detailed SOC Groups at this point. Full information about ORS is here: https://www.bls.gov/ors 

10/6/2019 - JOB BROWSER PRO WEB is now available. Sign up here or call 800-827-2182 to upgrade from OccuBrowse Web. Subscribers to OASYS WEB now also have access to the special DOT Estimate feature. Look in the Labor Market Information tab for the new "DOT Estimate" tab.

10/4/2019 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through September 2019 data

8/2/2019 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer through June 2019 data

5/29/2019 - OASYSWeb and TSS now include ways to search for and display products in NAICS codes in the Industry Analyzer feature.

5/14/2019 - Multiple improvements in display and reporting of Work History, Labor Market Information, and Reports. Improved saving of customer-named report formats.

4/22/2019 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer to March 2019 data

4/2/2019 - Updated to May 2018 OES Data. There are now 69 fewer MSA / Balance of State (BOS) Areas.

4/1/2019 - Easy setup now for Internet Bill Payments

3/14/2019 - Services upgraded with a new database server. Fasten your seat belt!

2/20/2019 - Updated Current Population Survey (CPS) to 2018 - Unpublished Table A-26 data

2/10/2019 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer to January 2019 data

12/10/2018 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer to October 2018 data

11/29/2018 - Web-Based PREPOST - Available NOW! + OASYSWeb and TSS Enhancements!

11/7/2018 - Updated Schools information to published 2016 data

10/16/2018 - Updated Current Employment Statistics in Industry Analyzer to September 2018 data

9/7/2018 - NEW - Aggregated Search in TSS and OASYSWeb - Meets/Exceeds POMS DI 25015.017(I)

8/29/2018 - OASYS Web Available Now - Unlimited TSS Searches for one fixed annual price per user. Details!

8/7/2018 - Transferable Skills Service Launches!

Today, after 4 years of development, it is time to launch an entirely re-visioned solution. OccuBrowseWeb gets a face lift, too!
     Existing & New Customers:  Click here to signup. Be sure to watch the video tour when you first login!

8/3/2018 - Canadian Wage Data Added

3/15/2021 - BIG CHANGES IN SYSTEMS & FEATURES: ORS 2020 / Quick View Button / NEW!!!! DOT ESTIMATE REPORT FOR A GROUP OF OCCUPATIONS FROM WORKER TRAIT SEARCH / User Analytics / SOC 2018 Codes / EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS: 2019-2029 / CENSUS 2020 Codes / Fresh Full-Time/Part-Time Data. See details here: Recent Changes in Web-Based Products

7/30/2018 - SkillTRAN Comments re: Occupational Requirements Survey

 

 

5/28/2018 - Latest Current Employment Statistics (CES) as of April 2018

The latest CES Statistics have been added to the Industry Analyzer. CES Statistics show gross overall employment across all occupations in an industry sector over time, some industries going back as far as 1939! 

5/27/2018 - May 2017 OES Data + County Business Patterns for 2016

We are now using the latest OES data released March 30, 2018 for May 2017. This new data set begins to use some of the latest SOC 2017 coding, which collapses certain SOC 2010 occupations together. Details here:  https://www.bls.gov/oes/changes_2017.htm

This new web site will map to these changes by 6/1/2018. 

County Business Patterns were updated to reflect employment numbers by industry in the Industry Analyzer for 2016, the latest available data. There is a two year lag in reporting of this data by the Census Bureau. Details here:  Business Patterns for 2016 - County, National, State, MSA, Zip

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