Nick Bunker

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Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America 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.


Coronavirus, State of the Labor Market

March 2020 Jobs Report: Shockingly Bad and Bracing for Worse

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The US economy lost 701,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 4.4%, up from 3.5% in February.


Coronavirus

March 2020 Jobs Day Preview: The Jobs Report Will Miss Significant Economic Damage

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Data on the labor market shows significant turmoil for the US economy, but the March jobs report won’t fully capture the damage done so far.


Coronavirus

Searches for Amazon, Walmart Surge Following Hiring Announcements

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Job seekers react to news of increased hiring plans.


Coronavirus

Job Postings Touting Remote Work Maintain Steady Pace

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Despite increased interest from job seekers in recent weeks, job postings advertising remote work remain relatively unchanged.


State of the Labor Market

January 2020 JOLTS Report: A Solid Situation Before the Shock

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Prior to the coronavirus shock, the US labor market was quite strong. Demand for workers was slowing down, but still relatively robust.


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