Author: Jennifer Parris

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.
  • be more productive

Want to Be More Productive? Ditch the Eight-Hour Workday

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

If you had eight hours or four hours in which to work, which one would you say would allow you to be more productive? Eight hours, right? Not necessarily.

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Tackling the Work Flexibility Stigma

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO of Mirvac, leads a discussion on the face of flexible work today in a video called “Workplace Flexibility: The Business Case."

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Economic Prosperity

By |August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: |

Here’s how work flex promotes economic prosperity, from the perspective of our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community.

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3 Things Employers Need to Know About Work Flexibility

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In this video, Ray Baumruk, employee research leader at Aon Hewitt, highlights for Bloomberg BNA what employers need to know about workplace flexibility.

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Remote Work or Telecommute: What’s the Difference

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

Remote work or telecommute? Telework or work from home? They all seem to be fairly synonymous, so which one is the right term to use?

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Career Longevity

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Work flexibility works when it comes to career longevity. It allows you to continue working, but on your terms.

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The State of Telecommuting in the U.S. in 2017

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

FlexJobs recently partnered with Global Workplace Analytics to create the 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce report.

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

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

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|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

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|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

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