This statistic shows the monthly job hires and separations rate in the United States. The data are seasonally adjusted. In February 2013, the hires rate was at 3.3 percent for total nonfarm. The separations figure includes voluntary quits, involuntary layoffs and discharges, and other separations, including retirements. Total separations is also referred to as turnover. The seasonally adjusted total separations rate was at 3.1 percent in February for total nonfarm.