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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 April 2019
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 60,887 in March 2019, down 670 ads from March 2018. There were 16,420 New Postings, down 131 ads from a year before.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (8,902 postings, +5.1% since 3/18), Retail Trade (5,171 postings, -13.2% since 3/18), Manufacturing (4,836 postings, +7.1% since 3/18), Professional, Scientific, and Tech. Services (4,461 postings, +11.7% since 3/18) and Educational Services (3,986 postings, -11.8% since 3/18).

Occupations Occupations with the most postings in March 2019 were Registered Nurses (2,787 postings -5.6% since 3/18), Retail Salesperson (2,053 postings, -5.8% since 3/18), Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,901 postings, -5.0% since 3/18) and Software Developers, Applications (1,416 postings, +25.4% since 3/18).

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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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