Yet another meaningles indicator.
Job openings and labor turnover – December 2018
The number of job openings reached a series high of 7.3 million on the last business day of December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.9 million and 5.5 million, respectively. Within separations, the quits rate was unchanged at 2.3 percent and the layoffs and discharges rate was little changed at 1.1 percent. This release includes. On the last business day of December, the job openings level reached a series high of 7.3 million. The estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by ... (full story)