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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: January 25, 2017
The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) measures the number of new, first-time online jobs and jobs reposted from the previous month for over 16,000 Internet job boards, corporate boards and smaller job sites that serve niche markets and smaller geographic areas. The data can be used as a real-time measure of labor demand. Help Wanted OnLine PDF January 2017
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 68,660 in December 2016, down 3,353 from a month before and down 4,651 from December 2015.

Industry sectors with the most job postings were Administrative and Support Services (7,291 postings, -3.9% since 12/15) Health Care and Social Assistance (5,187 postings, +15.8% since 12/15), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,361 postings, +10.0% since 12/15), and Retail Trade (4,064 +16.7% since 12/15).

Occupations with the most postings in December 2016 were Registered Nurses (4,089 postings +66.3% since 12/15), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (1,647 postings, -34.3% since 12/15) and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,585 postings, +29.7% since 12/15).

HWOL Labor Market Areas
The Connecticut HWOL report is prepared monthly and published by the Office of Research at the Connecticut Department of Labor.

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