TrumbullBEI Newsletter, January 2015

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More job openings in Trumbull as we head into the winter

Trumbull Job Market

Employers in town posted a daily average of 340 job openings in October, up from 320 in September. Compared with October of last year job postings are up 13.3%. The level of labor demand in the first 10 months of this year is 17.3% higher than during the same period last year. This suggests that businesses in town are more optimistic this year than last year which may lead to more hiring.

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Labor Demand Pattern repeats in Trumbull

Trumbull Job Market

Labor demand, the volume of job postings from employers seeking workers, dropped slightly in September. Businesses in town were looking for 320 suitable candidates, 20 less than in August, to fill their open positions. The labor demand pattern we have seen over the past four months resembles the need for labor during the same months last year. Also then the number of job postings increased from June through August with a drop in September.

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More Job Openings in Trumbull in August

Trumbull Job Market

Labor demand in Trumbull grew in August. Employers posted 3.0% more job opportunities than in July. Compared to August of last year employers posted 5.6% fewer jobs. Nevertheless, so far this year job seekers in town were offered 14.9% more job opportunities than in 2011.

Last month, AT&T, BestBuy, Macy’s, Unilever and United Health Group had the most job openings in Trumbull.

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Labor Demand in Trumbull higher in July

Trumbull Job Market

Employers in Trumbull posted 10% more job openings in July than in June. We estimate that there are 330 posted opportunities in town. This is despite the summer season which tends to be the slowest time of the year for hiring. Job openings have increased 12.6% in the second quarter of this year compared to the first.

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Summer is here. Trumbull Job Market eases.

Trumbull Job Market, June 2012

While the temperatures are rising people go on vacations. During this time there is less activity in the job market. In Trumbull, the number of job openings dropped to 300 (estimate) in June compared to 320 in May and 360 in April. We expect more job openings to arrive in fall when activity tends to pick up again. For more information read the full newsletter.

Trumbull Job Market maintains 320 Openings in May

Trumbull Job Market

Labor demand in Trumbull remained at a satisfactory level in May. Employers posted a daily average of 320 job openings (estimate). Employers in town are looking primarily for job candidates with a 4-Year Degree (40% of job postings) or High School Degree (38% of job postings).

Skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) remain high on employers’ priority list. Skills in Relational Databases as well as Data Analysis are hot.

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