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Workshops on the Uses and Improvement of the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)

March 26 and April 17, 2009

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (O*NET) database maintains updated information on the skills, abilities, work activities and education and training requirements of over 800 broad occupations.  The National Academies Committee to Review O*NET will hold a series of two public workshops to inform its study of the O*NET database. 
March 26th Workshop on Uses of the O*NET
Workshop Sessions will focus on uses of the O*NET in:  Job Analysis and Human Resource Management; State Workforce Development; Labor Market Research; Person-Job Matching Systems; Career Guidance Systems; Federal Statistics and Personnel Management. Speakers will include:  Dan Erdmann, University of Oregon; P. Richard Jeanneret, Valtera Corporation; David Rivkin, National Center for O*NET Development

Time:  8 am - 5:30 pm
Location:  Paris Ballroom, Hotel Monaco
700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004



April 17 Workshop on Improving the O*NET
Workshop Sessions will focus the O*NET:  Content Model; Currency; User Interface; and Survey and Sampling Methods. Speakers will include:  RJ Harvey, Virginia Tech; Michael Handel, Northeastern University; Fred Morgeson, Michigan State; Marilyn Silver, JBS Associates
Time:  8 am - 5 pm
Location:  Lecture Room, National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St., NW
Washington, DC
To RSVP:  Contact Renee Wilson Gaines (rwilson@nas.edu