The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is one of the nations premier career information publications. The BLS has published the OOH for more than 60 years as a print product. Since 1998, it also has been available on the BLS website. Currently, the online version is undergoing a makeover to make it more visually appealing and easier for customers to find information. The new version also incorporates a reader-friendly, written-for-the-web style.
In the new online version, each occupation has eight web pages: a summary page and seven more with each describing one aspect of the occupation, such as pay. The summary page is easy to scan and allows readers the option of navigating directly to an area of interest. For example, a high school student wishing to learn what education and training are required to become an electrician can move directly to the relevant page by clicking on the How to Become an Electrician link.
Two more methods for navigating through the pages are:
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Last Modified Date: June 15, 2011