Author: Jessica Vyvial-Larson

About Jessica Vyvial-Larson

Jessica Vyvial-Larson is a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility and a Client Services Lead and Writer with FlexJobs. Working from home gives her the freedom to be both a working professional and a mother, without compromising either role.

Work Flex News: The Invention of Telecommuting, and More

By |December 4th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

The origins of telecommuting can be traced back to a 1973 book called The Telecommunications-Transportation Tradeoff by Jack Nilles, a former NASA engineer.

Work Flex News: Full-Time Workers Increasingly Willing to Work Part-Time, and More

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

More and more employees are interested in shifting from full-time work to a part-time schedule in order to find work-life balance.

Work Flex News: Work Flex is Good for People and Good for Business, and More

By |November 6th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Healthy, happy employees have to be able to set boundaries between home and work, and prioritize.

Work Flex News: How to Attract Women to Engineering Jobs, and More

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

There is an overwhelming lack of women in the field of engineering, but work flexibility could make the difference.

Work Flex News: Why Sweden Is Shifting To A Six-Hour Workday, and More

By |October 9th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

From the private to the public sector, employees in Sweden are trying out six-hour work days. Learn about this new trend and more.

Work Flex News: The Best Companies for Working Moms, and More

By |September 25th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Working Mother released its annual 100 Best Companies list this week, highlighting the best employers offering flexibility, paid time off, and more.

Work Flex News: Job Flexibility Helps Poor People Move to the Middle Class, and More

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.

Work Flex News: Are Remote Workers Better Workers, and More

By |August 28th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

By offering remote workers support and freedom, Collage.com has grown substantially both in staffing and profitability.

Work Flex News: Managing Remote Workers, More Parental Leave, and More

By |August 14th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Key questions will be whether people take advantage of the new paid parental leave benefits, and how beneficial they are in practice for working parents.

Work Flex News: Remote Workspaces, Telecommuting, and More

By |July 31st, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Knowing how to manage, communicate, and interact with telecommuting employees is a critical part of any remote workforce.