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.
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How to Stay Connected When You Work from Home

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , |

While working from home can sound heavenly at first, almost every remote worker can, at some point, experience moments of isolation. Here's how to stay connected.

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The History of Remote Work: 5 Fun Fast Facts

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

The history of remote work has deep roots, spanning several generations! These five fun facts about remote work might be eye-opening—and just might inspire you to look for a flexible job, too!

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5 Tips for a Successful Job Share

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: Job Sharing|Tags: |

Of all the flexible work options out there, job sharing might be one of the least common. If you’re considering a job share as a flexible work option, these five tips can ensure success.

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How Millennials Have Taught Baby Boomers to Value Work-Life Balance

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Typically, the previous generation is the one to teach the newer one, but not in the case of Baby Boomers and Milennials. Here’s how Millennials can help Baby Boomers to rethink their approach to work and learn how to value work-life balance.

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Spotlight on Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , |

Since 1973, the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of women and girls.

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Spotlight on Great Work Cultures

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , |

Many companies struggle with creating a workforce that is at once happy, engaged, and productive. But in order to achieve that, it’s imperative to make the workplace great. And that’s where Great Work Cultures comes into play.

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The Problem with “Work-Life Balance”

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

It's worth rethinking using the term work-life balance and instead coming up with another honest, more realistic goal to aspire to attain.

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Part Time Remote Jobs Are Real—and Plentiful

By |January 30th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Work, Remote Work|Tags: , , |

Part-time work is thriving, as is remote work, and more and more companies are seeing the benefits of hiring professional part-time remote workers.

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Why We Want Work Flexibility: Fulfillment

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The 1 Million for Work Flexibility community weighs in on why work flexibility provides fulfillment—in so many ways.

5 Female Executives Outspoken about the Value of Flexible Work

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

These five female executives have been outspoken about the need for flexible work—for working parents, for people with health issues… for everyone.