Employment and Jobs

How to support small businesses and improve job quality

April 30, 2018  • Mary Jo Cook

Mary Jo Cook, a member of the Aspen Institute Job Quality Fellowship, explains the how Pacific Community Ventures works to improve job quality in small businesses. The Job Quality Fellowship, led by the Economic Opportunities Program, brings together innovators from differing lines of work who are engaged in work that expands the availability of better quality jobs in our economy. Learn more at as.pn/jobquality.

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Employment and Jobs
An Interview with Job Quality Fellow Mary Jo Cook
April 30, 2018 • Mary Jo Cook & 1 more


“What is a quality job? How might a small business actually create higher quality jobs in ways that make sense for their business?” #AspenJobQuality Fellow @mjocook asks & answers the hard questions about promoting quality jobs in organizations of all sizes.

“The way we approach this challenge is by including stakeholders from government to workforce, education to capital. A range of actors who need to work together to solve the challenges related to higher quality jobs.” #AspenJobQuality Fellow @mjocook @PCVtweets