This project aims to investigate the intersection of individuals’ employment and well-being, as it pertains to inclusive, community economic development. The pandemic has shown that these two are intimately tied and directly impact each other, a phenomenon we have seen alongside discussions around ‘The Great Resignation’.
Over the past few years we have examined the intersections between work and mental health. Our goal this year is to expand the lens with which we examine well-being to include factors like mental health, work-life balance, family/child care support, affordable housing, food security, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.