The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) has released the January/February Real Time Labor Market Summary for The St. Louis WIA area, which includes Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Louis County, and St. Louis City. According to MERIC, St. Louis WIA registered 18,215 new job postings in that period. The Summary also includes the top ten industries, biggest employers, and the occupations that accounted for the most job postings, along with other information many job seekers may find extremely useful. If you are uncertain about your career path and would like to talk to a career specialist, visit one of SLATE's two Career Centers, conveniently located Downtown and in the Central West End. In addition to career counseling, we offer a variety employment services, such as job fairs, job referrals, training, and job search workshops. All our services are free of charge.