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Meet a Gen Z lifeguard getting a $1,000 bonus to fill a job that pools across the country desperately need

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Many employers offered bonuses for lifeguards to ease their hiring troubles this summer.
One teen lifeguard said he's receiving a bonus and making $21 an hour.
A lifeguard-association official said signing and referral bonuses should continue after this year.
Ben Kaplan, 17, is spending the summer swimming and sitting at the pool. And he's getting paid $21 an hour to do it. Plus, like many US lifeguards this summer, he's taking home a signing bonus - an incentive that businesses across industries have presented to workers throughout the labor shortage. Later this...
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