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Exploring the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Due on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2009 This exercise is intended to give you exposure to the career management tools available on the Internet at the government sponsored O*NET website. To complete the exercise, follow the instructions below and answer the questions. Type your answers and bring a printed copy to our class on Thursday, Feb.18. This exercise is worth 5 points. Estimated time is one hour. 1. Go to the following website (http://online.onetcenter.org/). 2. Go to “Find Occupations”. Enter a term relating to the type of occupation for which you might be qualified (e.g., “financial” or “human resources”), and then pick one of the occupations to explore. Click on that occupation, and then click on “details” to
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Unformatted text preview: see information on that occupation. Explore the various types of information. There are many choices. You can look at tasks, skills, knowledge requirements, and other descriptors of the job. You can also look at what level of skills are required, as well as whether the skills are important. Spend some time in this area of the website and answer the following questions: A. What are the most important skills of the occupation? B. What types of knowledge are important? C. What types of tasks are performed? D. What types of interests are MOST and LEAST descriptive of people in this occupation? E. What types of work values are most important? F. In what type of context is this work performed? G. How well does this information describe the occupation, as you know it?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course MIS 34180 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Kent State.

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