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.


Job openings by industry sector

June 2020 Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

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Rise in quitting may be a sign of workers' concerns about the pandemic.


State of the Labor Market

July 2020 Jobs Report: Not a V-Shaped Recovery

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The US economy gained 1.8 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 10.2%, down from 11.1% in June.


temporary layoff unemployment prevalent among top unemployed occupations

State of the Labor Market

July 2020 Jobs Day Preview: The Looming Threat of Permanent Job Loss

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The line between being on temporary layoff and permanently losing a job is thin.


Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through July 17: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 22% lower than in 2019 as of July 17 — the eleventh week of gradual improvement.


State of the Labor Market

June 2020 Jobs Report: Ominous Signs Beneath the Headlines

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The US economy gained 4.8 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 11.1%, down from 13.3% in May.


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