Job Openings Steady in September at 9.6 Million

Washington, DC, November 1, 2023-The number of job openings changed little at 9.6 million on the last business day of September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Over the month, the number of hires and total separations changed little at 5.9 million and 5.5 million, respectively. 

Within separations, quits (3.7 million) and layoffs and discharges (1.5 million) changed little.