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Is Gen Z working? It all depends on what you consider a 'job.'

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Roughly half a million fewer 20- to 24-year-olds are in the labor force now versus pre-pandemic.
It's taken time for Americans of all ages to return to work, but older Gen Zers are most lagging.
It may all have to do with how Gen Z views a job versus a side hustle or gig work.
Last week, did you do any work for pay? If your primary source of income is a typical 9-to-5 company job, you'd probably answer "Yes." But if you're a reseller on Poshmark , sold a few items on Etsy , or drove a few days for Uber, your answer could be more complicated. And those answers could...
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