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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: August 22, 2018
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 August 2018
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 61,576 in July 2018, down 786 from a month before and down 4,294 from July 2017.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (6,188 postings, -12.4% since 7/17), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,892 postings, -4.2% since 7/17), Finance and Insurance (4,318 postings, +5.8% since 7/17), and Manufacturing (4,069 postings, +21.70% since 7/17).

Occupations with the most postings in July 2018 were Registered Nurses (3,213 postings -46.0% since 7/17), Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (2,247 postings, +2.7% since 7/17), Software Developers, Applications (1,692 postings, +50.3% since 7/17), and Supervisors of Retail Salespersons (1,675 postings, -19.4% since 7/17).

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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