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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.