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.

Why a Traditional Office Job Isn’t for Everyone

By |2018-10-15T07:38:11-08:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

It’s long been assumed that if you have a job, then you must work in an office. With little thought to the needs of individual workers, many employers continue to simply offer the same old traditional, in-office schedules. But the truth is, a traditional office job just isn’t for everyone. Here's why.

San Francisco Paves the Way for Gender Equality and Paid Parental Leave

By |2019-04-11T10:38:46-08:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Closing the gender pay gap and paid parental leave policies are two hot-button topics that are often talked about by city and state legislators, but not always made into law—until now. San Francisco is breaking away from the proverbial pack and leading the charge towards making the workplace equitable for everyone.

Spotlight on UnitedHealth Group

By |2019-04-11T10:38:47-08:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , |

As a company, UnitedHealth Group is dedicated to providing the best possible care for its customers. And as an employer, the healthcare giant shows the same level of dedication to its employees. Here are 5 facts about UnitedHealth Group, a 1 Million for Work Flexibility partner, and its mission to helping others.