The Department of Homeland Security closely consults with this chart, specifically known as Occupational Outlook Handbook. The Department of Homeland Security will not use common sense or personal opinions. The decision will rely upon the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Generally these specialty occupations are professional positions. However, any specialty occupation may be able to meet these requirements. Examples of common H-1B occupations are Software Developers, Engineers, Researchers, Medical Professionals, and Teachers.