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Job market gains are modest for November

Published 3:38 pm, Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Fairfield County job market shows modest gain for November, FairfieldCountyJobs.com's report.

The report tracks the overall activity on FairfieldCountyJobs.com, the area's regional job board.

Report highlights for November 2013 includes:

job postings for November were up 6 percent over October 2013.

positions in administration, accountancy and health services were the most posted job titles.

the industries of accounting, health care and financial services accounted for the highest volume of postings

Stamford, Greenwich and Norwalk were the hot markets for the month, followed by Westport and Wilton.

David Lewis, CEO of AllCountyJobs.com, which includes FairfieldCountyJobs.com, said, "The November numbers indicate continued market stagnancy in the county. It looks like the year will finish out somewhat flat, off-set by initial strength we saw in q1 2013. The outlook therefore remains murky to neutral in terms of future regional job market growth."