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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: December 28, 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 December 2018
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 65,300 in November 2018, down 6,413 from a month before and down 17,580 from November 2017.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (8,546 postings, -17.2% since 11/17), Manufacturing (6,028 postings, +24.4% since 11/17), Retail Trade (5,763 postings, -19.3% since 11/17), Educational Services (4,231 -40.2% since 11/17) and Professional, Scientific, and Tech. Services (4,189 postings, +4.5% since 11/17).

Occupations with the most postings in November 2018 were Registered Nurses (2,856 postings -18.9% since 11/17), Retail Salesperson (2,520 postings, -10.6%since 11/17), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,921 postings, -22.2% since 11/17) and Software Developers, Applications (1,491 postings, +52.5% since 11/17).

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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