Job Openings Rose to 7.4 Million in February

Washington, DC, April 6, 2021-The number of job openings edged up to 7.4 million on the last business day of February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Hires also edged up to 5.7 million while total separations were little changed at 5.5 million. 

Within separations, the quits rate and layoffs and discharges rate were unchanged at 2.3% and 1.2%, respectively.