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A perfect storm has emerged in the job market: a burgeoning endemic, rising inflation, and employees who are feeling the pressure and throwing in the towel. Standard employee benefits have been jolted into overdrive with human resource professionals becoming extremely creative with the ways they entice prospective employees and keep existing ones.

While the Bureau of Labor & Statistics and other research entities tell us what’s changed within the job market and predict what may be on the horizon, one thing has remained constant: financial stress.

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