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Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.


Occupation Spotlight, State of the Labor Market

Tariffs: Growth for Dairy Jobs May Have Soured, but Still Flows for Bourbon Jobs

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Trade wars seem to be hurting the dairy industry, but tariffs haven’t yet made an impact on the overall labor market.


State of the Labor Market

September 2018 JOLTS Report: JOLTS Continues to Show a Strengthening Labor Market

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Demand for workers is strong and has reached levels where workers are feeling more empowered.


State of the Labor Market

More Part-Time Workers Are Getting Full-Time Work

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Workers who currently work part-time hours but would like full-time work increasingly are getting their wish. But still more workers could do so, a sign the labor market has room to strengthen.


State of the Labor Market

Another Strong JOLTS Report Shows the Balance of Power Is Tilting Toward Job Seekers

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Looking for a new job? You may have more bargaining power in your upcoming job hunt than you might expect.


Occupation Spotlight, State of the Labor Market

Employers Shift Postings Toward Full-Time Jobs in Retail, Nursing

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As the labor market has tightened, employers in some sectors are advertising increased hours in new job listings in an apparent bid to attract workers.


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