Times are tough, prices are through the roof, and it seems like everything's an uphill battle. But we're not alone in the struggle.

According to Stacker, "The U.S. may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but financial inequality prevails within its borders. That divide is growing, especially between the poorest and richest U.S. residents."

And right here in Idaho, too. We all feel it.

Our local businesses are facing some serious challenges in finding the right folks to keep things going steadily. It's no easy task, and they're searching high and low for the perfect fit.

And for all you job seekers out there, we get it. It's a tough job market, too, and finding a gig that pays the bills can be like finding a needle in a haystack.

We’ve all heard the common phrases like, “people just don’t want to work anymore.”

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There could be some truth to that, but it could also be that the essential positions that we need filled are ones that don’t pay enough to take care of people... it's a bad cycle.

There's a recent article from Stacker that shows the lowest-paying jobs in the Boise area, and we've compiled a list of the Top 10. What's interesting, is that these jobs have changed drastically within the last year or so. In 2022, it was almost a completely different list.

So, take a deep breath, and let's take a look at the reality of the job scene here in Boise.

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