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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.

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”.

Spotlight on… The Telework Coalition

By |March 24th, 2017|Supporter Spotlight|

The Telework Coalition is dedicated to promoting telework for workers everywhere, helping organizations implement telework policies that benefit all.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Work-Life Balance

By |March 22nd, 2017|Inspiration|

In order to have work-life balance, your work life and your personal life have to work together, literally, hand in hand. That requires flexibility.

Why Flex Requests Should Be Reason-Blind

By |March 17th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

There’s a dirty little secret when it comes to work flexibility—not all flexible work requests are treated equally.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Caregiving

By |February 23rd, 2017|Inspiration|

Work flexibility greatly reduces the stress placed on caregivers, allowing them to be the professionals they want to be and caregivers to those they love.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Commuting

By |January 20th, 2017|Inspiration|

Straight from our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community, here’s why we want work flexibility when it comes to commuting.