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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: May 24, 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 March 2017
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 72,240 in April 2017, down 276 from a month before and down 1,461 from April 2016.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Administrative and Support Services (6,198 postings, -24.9% since 4/16), Health Care and Social Assistance (5,433 postings, -4.9% since 4/16), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,455 postings, -15.0% since 4/16), and Finance and Insurance (3,756 -5.0% since 4/16).

Occupations with the most postings in April 2017 were Registered Nurses (5,772 postings +118.8% since 4/16), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (2,072 postings, -23.9% since 4/16) and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,625 postings, +13.4% since 4/16).

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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