August JOLTS Report: Job Openings at 6.5 Million

By Robert Half on October 6, 2020 at 10:20am

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the findings from the most recent Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). Here is a summary of key data from the August Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey:

  • Job openings: 6.5 million
  • People hired: 5.9 million
  • People who left their jobs (total): 4.6 million
  • People who left their jobs (voluntarily quit): 2.8 million
  • People who left their jobs (layoffs and discharges): 1.5 million

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