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Labor Market Information - Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL)
  Connecticut Help Wanted OnLine Data Series (HWOL) Last Updated: January 23, 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 January 2019
Statewide Highlights
Total postings in Connecticut was 60,728 in December 2018, down 5,218 from December 2017. There were 14,152 New Postings, down 3,596 from a year before.

Industry Sectors with the most job postings were Health Care and Social Assistance (8,076 postings, +3.9% since 12/17), Manufacturing (5,869 postings, +45.1% since 12/17), Retail Trade (5,527 postings, -11.3% since 12/17), Educational Services (4,104, -47.9% since 12/17) and Professional, Scientific, and Tech. Services (4,060 postings, +12.2% since 12/17).

Occupations with the most postings in December 2018 were Registered Nurses (3,448 postings -6.8% since 12/17), Retail Salesperson (2,352 postings, -2.9% since 12/17), Software Developers, Applications (2,216 postings, +40.9% since 12.17) and Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (1,903 postings, -11.8% since 12/17).

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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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