• Making Well-Informed Career Decisions
    Labor Market Information
     

    Overall Resources:

     

    1) My Next Move and O*Net Online

    www.mynextmove.org or http://www.onetonline.org

    Bright Outlook Occupations:

    - Occupations expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, or

    - Occupations that will have a large number of job openings, or

    - Occupations that are new or emerging.

     

    2) Bureau of Labor Statistics- http://www.bls.gov/ooh

    Occupational Outlook Handbook

    - Highest paying occupations

    - Number of new projected jobs

    - Projected growth rate

     

    3) US News Best Jobs in 2014- http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings

    Top 100 Jobs!

    Ranked by:

    -employment opportunity

    -good salary

    -manageable work-life balance

    -job security

     

    4) Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry- http://www.workstats.dli.pa.gov/Products/HPOs/Pages/default.aspx

    High Priority Occupations:

    - In demand by employers

    - Higher skill needs

    - Provide family sustaining wage