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.
In a strong labor market, it’s tough for employers to turn job openings into hires. But raising pay faster can help fill open slots.
There are roughly 1.3 open jobs for each unemployed worker
Mothers tend to shun occupations in which part-time workers suffer a large wage penalty compared with full-time workers
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