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.
  • Freelancers Week

European Freelancers Week and the State of Freelancing in Europe

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, Gig Economy|Tags: , , |

Freelancers are coming out in full force in Europe this fall for the second annual European Freelancers Week, running from October 7-15, 2017.

  • need work flex

Busting the Myths: Why We Should Voice Our Need for Work Flex

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: |

For those who need work flex, demonstrating the win/win of a flexible work policy for employers and employees is a better solution than just opting out.

  • freelancers

3 Fears of Freelancers—and How to Address Them

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Gig Economy|Tags: , , , |

Freelancing comes with its own unique set of circumstances that can make people a bit fearful. Here are three fears of freelancers—and how to address them.

  • 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.

  • work flexibility stigma

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.

  • Employers Need to Know

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.

  • remote work or telecommute

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.

  • telecommuting in the u.s.

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.

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