Wednesday, January 08, 2014



IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau






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The 2014–15 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) was released today by the U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The OOH reflects BLS employment projections

for the 2012–22 decade. The OOH is one of the nation’s most widely used

sources of career information. It provides details on hundreds of occupations

and is used by career counselors, students, parents, teachers, jobseekers,

career changers, education and training officials, and researchers. The OOH

is available online at


OOH Profiles


The 2014–15 OOH includes 334 occupational profiles covering 580 detailed

occupations, or about 84 percent of total employment in 2012.  Each

occupational profile describes:


•       What workers do

•       Where they work

•       Typical education and training requirements

•       Wages

•       Job outlook

•       And much more


A detailed description about the information included in OOH profiles is available




New in the 2014–15 OOH


The 2014–15 OOH includes many new occupational profiles:

•       Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

•       Computer network architects

•       Emergency management directors

•       Fundraisers

•       Genetic counselors

•       Information security analysts

•       Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners

•       Phlebotomists

•       Solar photovoltaic installers

•       Training and development specialists

•       Web developers

•       Wind turbine technicians


In addition, existing occupational profiles have been updated with 2012 data and

with the latest career information. 


The 2012–22 Employment Projections


The 10-year projections of industry and occupational employment are revised every 2

years. The Employment Projections news release issued on December 19, 2013, covering

the 2012–22 projections is available at

More detailed information on the 2012–22 projections appears in five articles in

the Monthly Labor Review.  These articles are available at

A graphic representation of projections highlights appears in the Winter 2013–14

Occupational Outlook Quarterly, available online at

Information about projections methods is available online






This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.



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