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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: October 25, 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 65,417 in September 2017, down 3 from a month before and down 392 from September 2016.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance(6,794 postings, +15.2% since 9/16), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (5,255 postings, +17.1% since 9/16), Retail Trade (4,651 postings, +1.4% since 9/16), and Educational Services (4,349 postings, -12.1% since 9/16).

Occupations with the most postings in September 2017 were Registered Nurses (4,995 postings +46.3% since 9/16), Retail Salespersons (2,122 postings, -18.0% since 9/16), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,969 postings, +25.3% since 9/16), and Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (1,742 postings, -12.8% since 9/16).

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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