3.6 million job openings on the last day of September, according to the BLS, bureau of labor statistics. This was statistically unchanged from August.
The bureau of labor statistics reported further that the hires rate was 3.1%. The number of job openings decrease in the Government and professional and business services. The midwest region experienced a decline in hires in September. The number of hires in September was 4.2 million, up from 3.7 million at the end of the recession in 2009.
In September, the quits rate was little changed for total nonfarm, total private and government. The number of quits was 2.0 million in September, compared to 1.8 million at the end of the recession in 2009.