Job Openings Steady at 8.9M in January

Washington, DC, March 6, 2024-The number of job openings changed little at 8.9 million on the last business day of January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Over the month, the number of hires and total separations were little changed at 5.7 million and 5.3 million, respectively. 

Within separations, quits (3.4 million) and layoffs and discharges (1.6 million) changed little.