Where Are the Workers?

For the latest updates on this analysis, ways to engage with the data and implications for responding to the evolution of work, please visit wherearetheworkers.com.

To learn more about the partners behind this work and how the research that produced this analysis developed over time, explore research updates and past news coverage below.

News headlines underscore a growing crisis among businesses: A severe shortage of talent for current and future positions.

The Where are the Workers analysis is being led by Fund for Our Economic Future, Team NEO, ConxusNEO, PolicyBridge, with funding support from The Kresge Foundation, Deaconess Foundation and the Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments. Together, we are working to understand the question on everyone’s mind: Where are the workers?

Research Updates

Employers, workforce agencies, policymakers, and others needed answers yesterday, so we won’t be waiting for the ink to dry on the final report to share key insights and answer questions. Read on for updates on the work as it progresses.

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Sara McCarthy is the Fund's Director of Communications.