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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: November 20, 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 November 2018
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 54,158 in October 2018, down 2,307 from a month before and down 21,497 from October 2017.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (5,052 postings, -30.4% since 10/17), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,298 postings, -18.2% since 10/17), Manufacturing (3,973 postings, +8.8% since 10/17) and Finance and Insurance postings, +8.8% since 10/17) and Finance and Insurance (3,797 postings, -11.3% since 10/17).

Occupations with the most postings in October 2018 were Registered Nurses (2,305 postings -42.0% since 10/17), Software Developers, Applications (1,599 postings, +38.6% since 10/17), Retail Salespersons (1,589 postings, -32.0% since 10/17) and Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (1,414 postings, -24.3% since 10/17).

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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