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  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) March 20, 2019
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 March 2019
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 62,590 in February 2019, down 63 ads from February 2018. There were 19,235 New Postings, down 19 ads from a year before.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (8,642 postings, +0.7% since 2/18), Retail Trade (5,398 postings, -12.9% since 2/18), Manufacturing (4,653 postings, +5.3% since 2/18), Professional, Scientific, and Tech. Services (4,569 postings, +16.8% since 2/18) and Finance and Insurance (4,229 postings, +16.5% since 2/18).

Occupations with the most postings in February 2019 were Registered Nurses (2,625 postings -17.2% since 2/18), Retail Salesperson (2,122 postings, -4.6% since 2/18), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (2,036 postings, +1.5% since 2/18) and Software Developers, Applications (1,621 postings, +47.6% since 2/18).

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

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