NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies decreased 93,800 to 4,722,300 in September, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series, released today. The August Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.63 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 3.0 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was approximately 7.8 million in August.
"The third quarter showed a small gain of 64,800, following large losses in the second quarter," said Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, at The Conference Board. "There has been no sign of a bounceback from the sudden steep losses in May and June."