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America's workforce might finally be emerging from 'The Great Gloom', a period of several years starting in 2021 characterized by declining employee content. According to the latest Employee Happiness Index, American workers reported being happier in Q1 2024. The modest increase of 1.6% is certainly encouraging after years of decline, however it's important to note that happiness did not go up evenly across demographic groups and professional sectors.

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