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About Jennifer Parris

Jennifer Parris once tackled a daily four-hour commute. Now, as a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility and the Career Writer for FlexJobs, she commutes to the corner office (in her house, that is) in under 60 seconds.

Why Work Flexibility Is Good for Employer and Employee Well-Being

By |June 22nd, 2017|Business Case|

In this video, the American Psychological Association Center for Organizational Excellence outlines the many reasons for companies to embrace work flex.

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Spotlight on… Make It Work

By |June 15th, 2017|Supporter Spotlight|

Make It Work is a national campaign dedicated to helping working families by advocating for policies that meet their needs.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Community Engagement

By |June 8th, 2017|Inspiration|

Learn more from 1MFWF supporters who have weighed in on why community engagement is one of the benefits of work flexibility.

3 Reasons Athletes Benefit from Work Flexibility

By |May 16th, 2017|Benefits|

Whether you’re a bonafide Olympian, an avid runner, or a diehard gym junkie, here are three reasons why athletes benefit from work flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Military Service

By |May 4th, 2017|Inspiration|

Here are some of the reasons why workplace flexibility is crucial, straight from military service professionals and their families.

Is the 9-5 Job Really Going Extinct?

By |April 24th, 2017|Inspiration|

How exactly the modern workplace shapes up (and whether companies and workers will embrace all the changes) still remains to be seen.

Why Flex Matters for Autism Awareness Month

By |April 18th, 2017|Inspiration|

April is autism awareness month. For those working moms and dads who are caring for children with special needs, work flexibility is especially critical.

How-To Guide: How to Handle a “No” When You Ask for Work Flexibility

By |March 29th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

You’re a super star staffer. But when you ask your boss for some work flexibility, you get a big fat “No.” Here’s what to do to turn that “No” into a “Yes”.