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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: June 21, 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 June 2017
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 71,672 in May 2017, down 568 from a month before and down 14,005 from May 2016.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Administrative and Support Services (7,927 postings, -22.3% since 5/16), Health Care and Social Assistance (6,874 postings, -0.8% since 5/16), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (5,507 postings, -5.1% since 5/16), and Retail Trade (4,263 -21.1% since 5/16).

Occupations with the most postings in May 2017 were Registered Nurses (6,704 postings +153.9% since 5/16), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (2,619 postings, -3.9% since 5/16) and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (2,001 postings, +39.6% since 5/16).

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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