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Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Index fell in October to 100.5
The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Index fell in October and now stands at 100.5 (July 2018=100), down from 103.5 in September. The Index declined 2.9 percent from the prior month and is down 1.4 percent from a year ago.
In the Midwest, both Missouri and North Dakota decreased 3.8 percent. In the Northeast, Connecticut fell 5.2 percent and Rhode Island decreased 4.3 percent. In the South, Kentucky fell 5.2 percent and Delaware decreased 3.9 percent. In the West, Washington declined 5.8 percent and Hawaii decreased 5.3 percent.
The Professional occupational category experienced declines in Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media (-4.6 percent), Architecture and engineering (-3.9 percent), and Healthcare practitioners and technical (-3.7). The Services/ Production occupational category experienced declines in Production (-4.4 percent) and Healthcare Support (-4.0).
Posted: November 6, 2019 Wednesday 10:00 AM