current and potential uses of O*NET. Chapter 6 deals with the use of O*NET in state workforce development and career development, including the extent to which it has become embedded in labor market functions and job matching systems. Chapter 7 is an inventory and evaluation of its uses in business and human resource practices. Chapter 8 discusses an application for which O*NET is not currently used, but might potentially be in the future—the Social Security Administration’s disability determination process. Chapter 9 describes the research uses of O*NET data.
The panel’s detailed conclusions and recommendations appear at the end of each chapter.
Appendix A is a dissenting statement signed by two panel members. Appendix B presents the descriptor taxonomies included in the content model, and Appendix C presents brief biographies of panel members and staff.
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