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This interactive tool draws on evidence from a series of reviews and analysis completed by researchers exploring wellbeing across the working life. They looked at how the nature of work and learning impacts on wellbeing and the effect of transitions into and out of work.

To find out more about different parts of the working life simply click on each part of the diagram where you see a pointer and it will reveal evidence, if you want to dive deeper then click on individual evidence statements. The information contained in this tool is a summary, but more detailed reports and briefings, all are available on the What Works Centre for Wellbeing website and you will find links to them throughout the tool.

You can also get in touch with us by email at info@whatworkswellbeing.org; reach us on Twitter @whatworksWB or via the website

You can follow the work of researchers who contributed to this tool by following us on Twitter @WorkLearnWell or via LinkedIn



  • Dr Mark Bryan
  • Professor Sara Connolly
  • Professor Kevin Daniels
  • Abasiama Etuknwa
  • Dr Cigdem Gidikli
  • Sylvester Juwe
  • Dr Simonetta Longhi
  • Dr Alita Nandi
  • Dr Chidiebere Ogbonnaya
  • Antonina Semkina
  • Professor Olga Tregaskis
  • Oluwafunmilayo Vaughn
  • Dr David Watson


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  • Marc George