After confidence fell in August, accounting and finance industry workers grew more optimistic about the employment market in September, according to the Hudson Employment Index.

The index for sector workers climbed 5.6 points to 107.5 in September, whereas the national index fell about a point, to 96.8. The index is compiled each month by an independent research firm and is based upon telephone interviews and survey responses from approximately 9,000 U.S. workers.

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