When was this site updated and how do you cite it in a paper?

The system pulls together many sources of information, some of which are constantly updated. For this reason, we recommend that you reference us with a date accessed format like: Headed2 Career Explorer, Month, day, and year you visited the site, from https://app.headed2.com/.

If you need more specifics about some of the data sources and the date they were updated in Headed2 Career Explorer, you can refer to the listing below.

The occupational information in the system is pulled from O*NET. This datasource was last updated in the system on 8/9/17 to Version 22. More information on O*NET can be found at: http://www.onetcenter.org/database.html.

The occupational wages are are provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their OES program. The database was last updated on 4/18/17 to OES Wage Year 2016. More information on the OES program can be found at: http://www.bls.gov/bls/blswage.htm.

The occupational projections are are provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their OES program. The database was last updated on 6/15/15 to Long term occupational projections from 2012-2022. More information on the OES program and projections for the United States can be found at: http://www.bls.gov/bls/blswage.htm. State projections can be found at: http://www.projectionscentral.org.

The college information in the system is pulled from IPEDS. This datasource was last updated in the system on 2/7/17 to IPEDS Survey Year 2015. More information on IPEDS can be found at: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/.

If you would like more information on citations, we suggest you consult a style guide such as the one found here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/.

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