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Employment forecasting -- United States

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View Resource Futurework: Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century

Published by the US Department of Labor (DOL), this report explores the social impact of the new economy and the role of the "twenty-first century work-place" in America. Futurework cites three elements necessary for the stability of American workers: "rising economic security over a lifetime," "a work and family balance," and "workplaces that are safe and fair." Using numerous charts, tables, and...
View Resource Working in the 21st Century

Published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Working in the 21st Century is a thorough portrait of the US workforce that begins with the new millennium. Covers topics ranging from education levels to retirement plans, the report can be viewed through an online slide show or accessed by clicking on a topic that appears in the Web site's table of contents. Some of the subject headings include:...
View Resource Occupational Outlook Handbook

The mere mention of the US Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook may remind some individuals of those infamous high school vocational surveys. Some may even remember that such surveys indicated that they would go on to careers in forestry, animal husbandry, or even as a particle physicist. Recently, the Department of Labor issued this tremendously useful Handbook in its online...