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Recent Changes in Web-Based Products - 3/15/2021

Major Improvements - Since March 2020

Major Web-based Product Changes - Job Browser Pro Web & OASYS Web

  • Multiple system tweaks to improve web-based services, particularly for mobile/tablet/smaller screen devices
  • New RIASEC/SVP Search for Career Exploration by Interest code
  • Easy, one button click to see all the newest Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) 2020 data (Based on SOC 2018) plus display of final first wave data 2018 (when available). Plus links to learn more about the ORS effort
  • New “Quick View” button in Job Browser Pro Web and OASYSWeb job description tab, with printable 1 page summary of Description, Requirements, and Job Numbers (at the OES and DOT levels)
  • NEW! Special DOT Estimate Report for occupations found using the Worker Trait Search – Use this new feature to run your common hypotheticals to identify job numbers for the most likely DOT codes:     WATCH THE VIDEO            SAMPLE REPORT
  • Improvements to Industry Analyzer:
    - County Business Patterns for 2019
    - Display/Search of Products/Services within a NAICS; Find NAICS for a specific product/service
    - Fresh Current Employment Statistics (CES) data – showing continued decline in industry unemployment (down to 6.2% for Feb. 2021)
    - Restrict the CES graph to a particular time segment – such as 2020-2021 rather than the default 1990-2021 time frame to study industry employment during COVID
  • User Analytics – Statistics showing your typical paths through SkillTRAN web-based services
  • Discontinued support for the ancient Internet Explorer (which has not been supported by Microsoft since 2015)

RECENT DATA CHANGES - 3/15/2021

  • SOC2018 coding to DOT with multiple SOCs per some DOT codes
  • Employment Projections 2019-2029 (Based on SOC 2018 and some special "hybrid" OES occupations)
  • Continued refinement of the DOT-NAICS cross-references (and conversion to SOC 2018)
  • 2020 Census-based employment data using new Census 2018 coding system
  • Fresh Full-Time and Part-Time percentages based on ACS PUMS for 2019, with average weekly hours and ± one standard error range per detailed Census 2018 group

New Documentation Available

2021 - Upcoming Goals and Priorities

Major Product Efforts

  • Updates to the Job Browser Pro PC sotware - June 2021
  • Additional data updates as available - OEWS / Employment Projections / PUMS / CBP / CES / Census
  • Continued refinement of the special DOT-NAICS crosswalk
  • Additional advancements in PREPOST Report types
  • Total rebuild of the PC-based products 

 Additional Documentation

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