3.2 Million Job Openings: 5 Things You Should Know About Them

What's not to like about the 3.21 million job openings that the Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported? Well, it's down from 3.30 million openings the month before, but analysts aren't too concerned. The hiring rate rose to the highest level in nearly two years, from 4.29 million to 4.5 million hires, raising the rate of hiring to 3.4 percent -- the highest since August 2008.