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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: October 24, 2018
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 October 2018
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 56,465 in October 2018, down 1,666 from a month before and down 10,978 from October 2017.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (5,509 postings, -24.3% since 9/17), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,113 postings, -22.8% since 9/17), Finance and Insurance (3,907 postings, -5.0% since 9/17), and Manufacturing (3,631 postings, +5.8% since 9/17).

Occupations with the most postings in September 2018 were Registered Nurses (2,529 postings -51.6% since 9/17), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (1,762 postings, -8.8% since 9/17), Software Developers, Applications (1,576 postings, +41.1% since 9/17), and Retail Salespersons (1,512 postings, -32.6% since 9/17).

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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