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Occupational Requirements Survey
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ORS Additional Publications

The Economics Daily

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Civilian occupations required to spend the most time outdoors in 2020

If you enjoy fresh air and sunshine, we have data to inform your career choices. In 2020, 4.3 percent of civilian workers were required to spend more than two-thirds of their workday outdoors. read more »

Handbook Of Methods

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Occupational Requirements Survey Overview

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Beyond the Numbers

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Minds at work: what’s required according to the Occupational Requirements Survey

How much problem-solving time goes into an architect’s job? What types of mental capabilities are required of employees who work in a telework environment? What types of interpersonal skills are required for customer service jobs? Mental and cognitive job requirements provide job seekers with important information on the soft skills needed for specific jobs and a sense of the demands of different occupations read more »

Spotlight on Statistics

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Using BLS Data to Match People with Disabilities with Jobs

BLS has many data products that can be used to help individuals with disabilities plan their career paths. This Spotlight on Statistics highlights these products and demonstrates how they can be used to evaluate potential jobs, using two specific occupations as examples. read more »