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.
Demand for workers is strong and has reached levels where workers are feeling more empowered.
August 2018 JOLTS Report: Another Strong JOLTS Shows the Balance of Power Is Tilting Toward Job Seekers
Looking for a new job? You may have more bargaining power in your upcoming job hunt than you might expect.
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.
Overall interest in US-based jobs from abroad hasn’t changed much over the past two years, but trends for Latin American and Muslim-majority countries stand out.
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