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.
  • flexible work

5 Male Executives Outspoken about the Value of Flexible Work

By |January 16th, 2018|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Flexible work is not just for working moms, and it's not just for women. Here are five male executives speaking out about the value of flexible work.

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Contest: Make 2018 Your Year of Work Flexibility

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Are you ready to make 2018 your year for flex? This whole month of January, 1MFWF is running a contest to see what type of flex would best fit your life.

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10 Women-Led Businesses Supporting Women

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

These 10 inspiring women-led businesses are determined to remove the ceilings placed upon women at work, with flexibility as a core component for change.

  • opioid epidemic

Can Telemedicine Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

By |December 26th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

To help combat the opioid epidemic, a national public health emergency, doctors are now able to prescribe addiction medicine virtually.

  • work-life

CUWFA Conference: Work-Life Effectiveness in Higher Education

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The College and University Work-Life-Family Association is hosting its annual work-life conference at Emory University from March 13-15, 2018.

  • innovation

Team Creation, Innovation, and Momentum Thrive in Remote Work Environments

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

Let's be clear: working from home doesn’t impede team creation, innovation, or momentum. An inflexible work environment does.

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Enough About Millennials—The Linksters Are Coming

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Representing about 18% of the world’s population, the Linksters are the first generation born right into technology such as smart phones and social media.

  • health

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Health

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community showcases how work flex means not having to choose between caring for your health or keeping your job.

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Hiring Military Personnel and Veterans Is Smart Business. Work Flex Can Help.

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

1MFWF Director Emma Plumb leads PsychArmor's new free course, “Supporting Veterans, Family Members & Wounded Warrior Caregivers with Flexible Work Options."

  • work remotely

Yes, (Almost) Everyone Wants to Work Remotely

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

What's not to like about being able to control your work schedule and location to have the career (and the life) that you really want.