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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: April 24, 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 May 2019
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 67,601 in April 2019, up 1,825 ads from April 2018. There were 21,375 New Postings, down 1,585 ads from a year before.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (9,584 postings, +6.0% since 4/18), Retail Trade (5,404 postings, -13.0% since 4/18), Manufacturing (5,389 postings, +9.9% since 4/18), Professional, Scientific, and Tech. Services (4,636 postings, +3.9% since 4/18) and Educational Services (4,141 postings, -11.4% since 4/18).

Occupations with the most postings in April 2019 were Registered Nurses (3,051 postings -3.9% since 4/18), Retail Salesperson (2,093 postings, -10.3% since 4/18), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (2,049 postings, -3.8% since 4/18) and Software Developers, Applications (1,527 postings, +25.1% since 4/18).

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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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