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 the key data as of the last business day of January 2021:

  • Job openings: 6.9 million
  • People hired: 5.3 million
  • People who left their jobs (total): 5.3 million
  • People who left their jobs (voluntarily quit): 3.3 million
  • People who left their jobs (layoffs and discharges): 1.7 million

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