By John Hackston | June 23, 2021
A recent report shows that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing inequalities between highly paid and low paid workers, and between graduates and non-graduates. Between March and July 2020, mortality rates from COVID-19 were twice as high in the most deprived areas as in the least deprived. My research team at The Myers-Briggs Company recently offered two pieces of research that provide new insights into the mechanisms behind these sobering findings.
These studies also show that people who have more autonomy and flexibility in their jobs–something that is much more typical of high-paying positions than it is of blue-collar work–are generally faring better along various measures of well-being.
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