March 2013 - IT job postings rose by 1.9% in Connecticut in February - not exactly a first quarter flurry, but at least the trend is upward. Similarly, new Insurance sector opportunities were only slightly higher. Apparently, economic growth is still too slow to boost confidence in cautious employers. In contrast to last year, the Healthcare and Financial industries posted a healthier percentage of openings last month. And we are keeping an eye on those currently active startups in the state; will smaller innovators begin hiring?
For a breakdown of February's hiring activity by IT job category, read the full report.
Click here for a range of data and articles on the economic outlook for Connecticut, prepared by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics
See the data for unemployment in all New England states.