Source - SMW
The number of job openings increased to 5.9 million on the last business day of July, the US Bureau of  Labor Statistics said today. 

Hires and separations were little changed at 5.2 million and 4.9 million,  respectively. 

Within separations, the quits rate was 2.1% and the layoffs and discharges rate was  1.1%. 

This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and  separations for the non-farm sector by industry and by four geographic regions.