If you want your learners to have opportunities to explore the realistic aspects of the world of work and future jobs, think about ways to incorporate labor market, industry and occupational information into your learning activities.  Below are a few resources to get you started.

  • Industries at a Glance
    • Overview
    • Workforce statistics
    • Earnings and hours
    • Fatalities, injuries and illnesses
    • Workplace trends
  • CareerOneStop, Explore Careers
    • The more you know about the job market, the more you can build career resilience.
    • Research career profiles, career videos, what’s hot, compare occupations, research industries and tools such as the salary finder.
  • Career Outlook Articles
    • Provides data and information on a variety of topics including occupations, industries, pay, benefits, and more and consists of four departments:
    • Feature articles present an in-depth look at a range of career topics.
    • You’re a what? explores unusual occupations through the work of someone in that occupation.
    • Interview with a… describes, in Q & A format, a specific worker’s career path.
    • Data on Display is a graphic presentation of data on employment and other topics.
  • Industry Profiles Report
    • Explores the future of jobs and the pace of change to the global employment landscape up until the year 2020, as anticipated by the some of the world’s largest employers.
    • Provides information about employment, skills and workforce strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
    • Details drivers of change, workforce disruption, expected time of impact on employee skills and job quality, skills forecast change management and future workforce planning barriers and strategies.
    • Emerging job family in focus, country/regional, industry gender gap (pg. 71).