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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: September 26, 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 September 2018
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 58,131 in August 2018, down 3,445 from a month before and down 7,977 from August 2017.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (5,835 postings, -21.1% since 8/17), Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (4,295 postings, -18.6% since 8/17), Manufacturing (4,239 postings, +26.7% since 8/17, and Finance and Insurance (4,210 postings, +0.6% since 8/17).

Occupations with the most postings in August 2018 were Registered Nurses (2,574 postings -53.2% since 8/17), Retail Salespersons (1,595 postings, -12.5% since 8/17), Software Developers, Applications (1,586 postings, +45.4% since 8/17), and Supervisors of Retail Salespersons (1,436 postings, -27.5% since 8/17).

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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