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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: December 27, 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 October 2017
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 65,784 in November 2017, down 329 from a month before and down 2,403 from November 2016.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Administrative and Support Services (6,809 postings, -12.1% since 11/16), Health Care and Social Assistance(6,441 postings, +14.9% since 11/16), Educational Services (5,150 postings, +31.3% since 11/16), and Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,733 postings, +6.4% since 11/16).

Occupations with the most postings in November 2017 were Registered Nurses(3,332 postings -30.6% since 11/16), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (2,229 postings, +31.2% since 11/16), Retail Salespersons (2,196, -7.1% since 11/16), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (2,043 postings, +19.5% since 11/16).

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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