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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.
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Why We Want Work Flexibility: Parenting

By |December 22nd, 2016|Inspiration|

Working parents are one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce who need work flexibility.

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How Work Flexibility Can Help You Save Money During the Holidays

By |December 9th, 2016|Inspiration|

Work flexibility brings savings in a variety of ways, including helping you save money during the holidays.

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Spotlight on… A Better Balance

By |November 22nd, 2016|Supporter Spotlight|

A Better Balance is focused on creating a comprehensive multi-strategy plan to address the issue of work-life balance—and the work-family dilemma.

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Finding Success in a Five-Hour Workday

By |October 14th, 2016|Inspiration|

Tower Paddle Boards implemented a five-hour workday in 2015 and has never looked back.

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Top 5 “The Onion” Features on the Workplace

By |October 6th, 2016|Inspiration|

Never one to shy away from telling it like it is, The Onion’s satirical take on global, national, and local news has skewered the workplace recently.

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Spotlight On… ThirdPath Institute

By |September 15th, 2016|Supporter Spotlight|

ThirdPath Institute helps individuals, families, and organizations redesign work to create time for family, community, and other life priorities.

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5 Ways to Be Productive While Enjoying the Outdoors

By |September 13th, 2016|Inspiration|

Not all work has to happen at a desk. Here are five ways to be productive while enjoying the outdoors.

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Email In Real Life, And How to Fix It

By |August 23rd, 2016|Inspiration|

It’s a given that most people write differently from how they speak. And nowhere is that more the case than in emails.