1. Recruitment and Resignation Rates are measures of labour turnover.
2. When job openings are plentiful, Recruitment and Resignation Rates tend to be high, reflecting movement of workers between jobs.
3. Conversely, the rates tend to be low during periods of economic downturn.
The resignation rates are valuable to employers for comparing their staff turnover against the national or industry norm.
Latest data on labour turnover are available
here. Data on labour turnover by industry and broad occupational groups are published quarterly in the Labour Market Report, also accessible via the previous link.