Published on 2013-05-20 12:54:00
Switch careers or stick with what you know? FlexJobs CEO & Founder, Sara Sutton Fell, answers this question for someone in the midst of a job transition.The post Is It Time To Switch Careers? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-20 06:47:28
We want to know how you find work-life balance. Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: How Do You Find Work-Life Balance? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-20 06:44:18
The collision between two commuter trains brings us back to the idea of companies developing a telecommuting policy for use in emergency situations.The post Metro-North Train Crash Further Stresses the Importance of Flex Schedules appeared first on F
Published on 2013-05-19 06:29:37
As experts in the world of flexible jobs and work-life balance, FlexJobs weighs in on several topics in the news this week.The post Work-Life Balance in the News appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-19 06:17:18
ChamberofCommerce.com talks about some of the biggest myths about working from home. Read on and make sure you don't make any of them a reality!The post 3 Biggest Myths About Working From Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-18 06:42:33
This week's featured job seeker wasted no time landing a telecommuting job at Dell. Read what he had to say about his FlexJobs experience!The post Telecommuting Job at Dell – Rush Delivery! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-18 06:30:01
Finding a telecommuting job can be an overwhelming - and sometimes frustrating - process. Here are 5 solid tips for making it happen.The post 5 Tips to Find a Telecommuting Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-18 06:16:45
As one of the most popular categories on the FlexJobs website, writing is a job in high demand. Here are six great flexible jobs for writers.The post 6 Flexible Jobs for Writers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-17 06:00:46
One big myth about working remotely is that you can't find a telecommuting job with benefits. Read on to see how NOT true that is.The post 6 Telecommuting Jobs with Benefits appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-16 10:40:41
Working Mother magazine recently released their 2013 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list. Celebrate these diverse and supportive companies with us!The post Best Companies for Multicultural Women appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-16 06:43:57
If you dread going to work, it might be time to evaluate you career misery index. Here are tips on figuring it out and making it better.The post 4 Strategies to Fix Your Career Misery Index appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-16 06:22:10
Save the earth - and your checkbook! - by being a more eco-friendly telecommuter. Simple steps for working greener!The post Who Is the More Eco-friendly Telecommuter – Men or Women? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-15 06:59:38
The FlexJobs team has shared some of their favorite healthy snacks for telecommuters. Feel free to leave a comment with some of your best snack creations!The post Healthy Snacks for Telecommuters appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-15 06:38:05
Flexible jobs are plentiful in the state of Colorado. Take a look at this week's 10 best jobs in Colorado, as found by our research staff!The post 10 Best Jobs in Colorado appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-15 06:26:09
Increase your chances of landing a job that is a good, long-term fit. Choose a company that fits you well and then look for the right job with them!The post Choose a Company, Then a Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-14 06:57:59
One of the best ways to invest in your career and job search is hiring a professional resume service. ResumeDeli offers services for all career levels.The post Revamp Your Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-14 06:26:15
A FlexJobs researcher talks about how she didn't think it was possible to find a job with the level of flexible work options she now enjoys.The post Flexible Work Gives Staffer the ‘Best of Both Worlds’ appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-14 06:10:05
It can be tough to decide what skills to list on your resume. Here are five types of skills you should definitely consider including.The post 5 Skills To List On Your Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-13 06:49:31
Sometimes figuring out what to wear on a job interview can be a tricky question to answer. You can't go wrong with professional attire that fits the job.The post What To Wear On A Job Interview appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-13 06:46:57
ADP is one of our Featured Employers. Offering work at home and on-site positions, ADP also features flexible scheduling as an option for some jobs.The post Work at Home and Flexible Jobs with ADP appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-13 06:34:03
A drawer full of cards is not an efficient way to take advantage of your networking efforts. Get great ideas on how to organize business cards.The post Organize Business Cards Easily and Effectively appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-13 06:33:29
We want to know what kind of flexible work options you're looking for. Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: What Kind of Flexible Work Options Do You Want? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-12 06:51:00
Brush up on your interview etiquette with these tips on handling a phone faux pas. Don't let one mistake end your chance at getting the job!The post Interview Etiquette: Your Phone Rings! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-12 06:50:31
Once again, telecommuting policies are a popular topic of discussion. This week we also talked about favorite "mom apps" and job search tips.The post Telecommuting Policies and More appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-12 06:26:30
Alice Krause, from NewsonWomen.com, gives her thoughts on seeking out virtual mentors. It's a great way to get advice, feel connected, and get inspired!The post A Mother’s Advice on Virtual Mentors appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-11 06:51:28
Ready for another job search tip? Design a business card that you can use to provide your professional and contact information at any point in time.The post Job Search Tip: Leave a Business Card appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-11 06:32:13
If the mom in your life is already a work at home mom or aspires to be, here are some great gift suggestions to show your love and appreciation!The post 5 Mother’s Day Ideas for a Work at Home Mom appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-11 06:11:33
Raise your glass and toast these flexible and remote jobs in the adult beverage industry. Handpicked by our team, these companies will thrill you!The post 8 Flexible and Remote Jobs with Breweries and Wineries appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-10 14:58:09
There are a lot of small but important things you should do with your FlexJobs account and this FREE webinar will walk you through how to get started!The post Video: How to Make the Most of Your FlexJobs Membership appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-10 06:49:03
We love to share the job seeker success stories we hear back from FlexJobs' subscribers. Here is a 'picture perfect" example!The post A Snapshot of Job Seeker Success appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-10 06:30:15
A legal question being asked everywhere: "Can an interviewer ask for your Facebook password?". Legal or not, you may still get asked. Be prepared!The post Can an Interviewer Ask for Your Facebook Password? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-10 06:01:53
Operating your own freelance business, as a military spouse, is a great way to deal with the challenges that can impact your employment opportunities.The post Military Spouses: Freelance Business Requirements appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-09 06:51:36
In the world of virtual jobs, Skype interviews are more popular. Your home office tells the interviewer a lot - follow these tips for Skype interviews.The post 4 Office Tips for Skype Interviews appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-09 06:26:54
People who work and have a family often find themselves focusing on several things at that same time. Follow these tips to slow down, focus, and be happier!The post Work at Home or Not, Limit Distractions appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-08 06:38:06
Take a break from work with a fun little post about working remote jobs with pets in the house!The post Furry (and Feathered) Office Mates appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-08 06:37:51
There are obvious savings when you work at home. If you aren't careful though, you could be surprised at some increased costs from your home office.The post Work at Home Cost Savings appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-08 06:00:47
Celebrate Mother's Day with the 10 best flexible schedule opportunities that could make for great work at home mom jobs! The post 10 Best Work at Home Mom Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-07 06:47:31
What are some of the most desirable transferable skills to employers? If you are thinking about a career change, these are things you want to focus on!The post Transferable Skills: Your Roadmap to a New Career appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-07 06:44:55
Book rooms for all your travel needs through HotelTonight and get discounts exclusive to FlexJobs members! "Last-minute hotel deals. Tonight."The post HotelTonight Credit for FlexJobs Members appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-07 06:38:04
Join FlexJobs and workplace expert Liz Ryan for this free webinar about how to present yourself to employers and gain more work-life balance.The post Video: Are Flex-Friendly Jobs Real & How Do You Find Them? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-07 06:03:04
Have you always wondered how to work as a virtual assistant ? We've got your answers - everything you need to know about working as a VA!The post How To Work As a Virtual Assistant appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-06 06:55:20
Does talking on the phone make you nervous? Are you not very good at it? These phone interview tips will help you bring your A-game and land that job!The post Phone Interview Tips That Bring Success appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-06 06:49:26
Learn about job options with FlexJobs Featured Employer, HD Supply, who offers a variety of full-time telecommuting jobs and part-time jobs.The post HD Supply is Hiring for Telecommuting Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-06 06:28:41
We want to know who your professional role models are. Who do you look up to in your career? Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: Who Are Your Professional Role Models? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-06 06:05:59
Each week, one lucky person gets to ask a question of Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs! This week, Sara gives great job search advice to Tom!The post Job Search Advice: Focus Your Efforts appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-05 06:37:24
If you work from your home office, you know the time that can be wasted when you are unorganized. Follow these tips and see your productivity soar!The post Productivity Slumping? Spring Clean Your Office! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-04 06:49:24
You finally get that big opportunity to meet with a potential employer - don't let this interview question trip you up!The post Interview Question: “What Is Your Biggest Weakness?” appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-04 06:27:32
Flexible jobs are available in a wide range of industries and categories. Check out some of the most interesting, cultural jobs we found this week!The post 7 Flexible Jobs That are Culturally Based appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-04 06:04:10
There are so many great benefits & features that come with a FlexJobs membership - we want to be sure you know how to take advantage of each & every one!The post FlexJobs Benefits: When to Save or Flag a Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-03 06:52:41
American Express proved to be a great fit for a telecommuting job for this FlexJobs member!The post Telecommuting Job at American Express for FlexJobs Member appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-03 06:49:29
Frequent moves can make getting letters of recommendation especially challenging for a military spouse. Planning ahead will get you a better reference.The post Military Spouse: How to Get a Letter of Recommendation appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-03 06:17:13
FlexJobs members have access to special deals and discounts on excellent Mother's Day Gifts. Check out these Mother's Day gift deals and save 10-70%! The post Mother’s Day Gift Deals for FlexJobs Members appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-03 06:02:19
Facebook can be another tool in your pocket for professional networking. Here are some tips to make it work for you!The post 5 Reasons to Have a Professional Facebook Profile appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-02 06:52:36
It's hard to be turned down when looking for a job. Here are some great tips on learning to deal with rejection.The post 3 Tips On How To Handle Rejection appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-02 06:29:36
It is still fairly common for companies to ask for references and recommendations during the interview process. Make sure you have a plan to get great ones!The post How To Ask for a Reference Letter appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-02 06:21:09
A job loss impacts everyone in the family. Develop a strategy to remain positive and empowered in finding that next great job opportunity!The post 3 Tips for Overcoming Unemployment appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-02 06:19:20
Are you having a bad day or is it time to make a career change? These tips will help you determine if a job search should be on your to-do list.The post 5 Tips for Timing Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-01 06:59:29
What would you incorporate into your workspace to ramp up your creativity and productivity? Here are some great concepts to consider!The post 4 Office Spaces to Inspire Creativity appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-01 06:38:48
The way you sit during an interview says a lot about your personality & interest level. Five tips for presenting yourself when you are on the hot seat!The post Sitting Down to Get the Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-05-01 06:28:49
Love to talk to people & give them a helping hand? Maybe a work at home job in customer service would be a good fit for you! Check out some current options!The post 10 Best Work at Home Customer Service Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-30 14:56:46
From over 20,000 companies, FlexJobs announces the top ten companies who offer the most flexible job opportunities. The post Top 10 Companies Offering Flexible Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-30 06:52:08
If you're looking for someone to help watch the kids while you get your work done, it's time to check out Sittercity. FlexJobs members get a great deal!The post An Easier Way to Find Babysitters: Sittercity.com appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-30 06:03:17
Researching companies and professionals is critical to networking and your job search! Here's why, and where you can start company research.The post Why You Should Research Companies & Professionals appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-29 14:37:51
There are a lot of small but important things you should do with your FlexJobs account and this FREE webinar will walk you through how to get started!The post Webinar: How to Make the Most of Your FlexJobs Membership appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-29 06:36:45
Learn about job options with FlexJobs Featured Employer, Sodexo, who offers a variety of telecommuting, part-time, flexible schedule, & full-time jobs.The post Sodexo Offers Telecommuting & Flexible Schedule Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-29 06:35:03
For a light-hearted start to the week, here are 10 of the worst work from home stock photos we've come across.The post 10 Worst Work From Home Stock Photos appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-29 06:18:50
We want to know what career goals you're reaching for. What's your next career goal? Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: What’s Your Next Career Goal? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-28 06:28:51
A job seeker looking for a remote job in the accounting field gets some advice from Sara Sutton Fell, Founder & CEO of FlexJobs.The post Can FlexJobs Help Me Find a Job in Accounting? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-28 06:15:52
Working Mother, US News, and People Magazine, along with several others, were all interested in talking about work-life balance this week.The post Work-life Balance Stays in the Conversation appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-28 06:05:31
Social Media can be a great resource for your job search. Get some great tips on using LinkedIn's new search feature to find the right job for you!The post 3 Ways To Use LinkedIn’s New Job Search Feature appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-27 06:26:20
Why fight nature? You'll be more productive and successful in your job search if you recognize and work with your body's natural schedule. Here's how!The post Organize Your Job Search to Match Your Energy Level appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-27 06:07:33
Take me out to the ballgame!.....and find us some flexible jobs! Check out these 6 companies that offers a variety of positions for baseball fans!The post 6 Companies for Baseball Fans appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-26 06:45:09
Considering a work from home job opportunity? Look through this list of skills and qualities that employers are most likely to look for.The post Qualities Wanted in Work from Home Employees appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-26 06:30:59
Read about our latest Success Story! This new mom tells how her diligence with her membership paid off in the form of a great remote job!The post Mom Finds Balance with a Remote Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-26 06:02:15
Good startup companies tend to possess a lot of energy and creativeness. These skills will help you keep up and get ahead in these dynamic environments.The post 4 Tips for Success at a Startup Company appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-25 14:30:30
Join us for a FREE webinar: The 2013 State of the Job Search. Get actionable advice to accelerate your job search, and learn how to get hired faster!The post Video Replay: 2013 State of the Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-25 13:16:05
What if taking your child to work means having him walk down the hall from his bedroom to your home office? Here’s how you can still celebrate the day.The post Take Your Child to Work Day… When You Work at Home? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-25 06:51:05
Working Mother's article about greening up your home & spring blooming around the U.S. got us thinking about how to use these fun tips in our home offices.The post Spring Some Green into Your Home Office appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-25 06:39:07
It's important to establish trust with a potential employer by disclosing your pregnancy. Here's how to land that job by showing how professional you are.The post How To Interview While Pregnant appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-25 06:17:51
5 useful tips to protect your personal information online and prevent identity theft while working from home.The post How To Protect Your Identity When Working From Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-24 06:30:12
Our resident work at home dad explains why sometimes he just needs to get out of the house!The post Working At Home Might Mean Leaving the House appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-24 06:18:16
Hoping to land a great job as a consultant? Check out these 10 virtual consulting jobs our researchers have found recently.The post 10 Best Virtual Consulting Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-24 06:14:16
Parents experience less stress, save more money with remote work options and enhanced work-life balance.The post 3 Reasons Why Telecommuting is a Must-Have for Working Parents appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-23 06:56:20
Have more fun sending your mail with Photostamps.com! This FlexJobs partner gives free shipping with any order to all subscribers.The post Free Shipping on Personalized Stamps for FlexJobs Members appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-23 06:54:41
Some industries easily lend themselves to freelance work. Here are some types of companies to consider if you are seeking a freelancing job.The post 3 Freelance-Friendly Industries appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-23 06:48:00
Join FlexJobs and workplace expert Liz Ryan for this free webinar about how to present yourself to employers and gain more work-life balance.The post FREE Webinar: Are Flex-Friendly Jobs Real – and How Do You Find Them? appeared first on FlexJo
Published on 2013-04-23 06:36:53
A member of the FlexJobs management team shares a pay it forward moment that also became a teaching opportunity for her children.The post Teaching the Next Generation to Pay It Forward appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-22 06:57:16
Sara Sutton Fell explains why FlexJobs is the real-deal for job seekers looking for work-life balance.The post Is FlexJobs a Source for Legitimate Remote Work? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-22 06:39:01
A green job doesn't always mean working outdoors, saving the world. Support of the environment and sustainable initiatives definitely go in the mix!The post What Is A Green Job? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-22 06:12:15
Learn about job opportunities with FlexJobs Featured Employer, Stericycle, who offers a variety of part-time jobs and flexible schedule jobs.The post Find Part-Time Jobs Across the U.S. with Stericycle appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-22 03:00:13
For Earth Day, FlexJobs is offering job seekers 50% off subscriptions & we'll plant a tree for every subscription we receive through the Nature Conservancy.The post 50% Off FlexJobs Subscriptions for Earth Day! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-21 06:58:39
A quick round up of all the stories written by or about FlexJobs this week. Social media's impact on the job search process was a popular topic.The post A Trusted Source for Remote Work appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-20 06:10:12
As Earth Day approaches many of us look for ways to be more eco-conscious. We found these jobs with companies that support environmental & green companies.The post 10 Environmental and Green Companies for Earth Day appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-19 06:26:34
Earth day is coming up on Monday, April 22! In honor of Earth Day, help make your home office more eco-friendly with these healthy tips.The post 5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home Office appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-19 06:21:35
Should I disclose my military affiliation when job searching? It's not an easy question to answer! Here are 5 tips.The post Should You Disclose Your Military Status in a Job Application? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-19 06:19:38
The story of a job seeker who used FlexJobs to find a remote job writing content for Walt Disney Theme Parks. The post FlexJobs Member Lands Remote Job Writing for Disney appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-18 10:41:47
Quick career tip: Job seekers and professionals who want to advance their careers know that lunching with colleagues is also a great way to network.The post How Lunch Can Help Your Career appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-18 06:48:45
Working moms need to develop a strategy for handling work, kids, and life. Here are 3 work-life balance tips for working mothers. The post 3 Work-Life Balance Tips for Working Moms appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-18 06:27:05
Going through a career transition? Emotional intelligence can help! Learn how to develop your emotional intelligence to chart your new career direction.The post Use Emotional Intelligence to Aid Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-17 16:10:05
Today, we're showcasing 10 green jobs for Earth Day. From large corporations to non-profits, FlexJobs finds job opportunities that support the environment. The post 10 Best Green Jobs for Earth Day appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-17 06:33:19
Job interviewing has lots of pitfalls to avoid. From how to address your interviewer to saying their name, here are some tips on how to ace your interview.The post Dropping Names During a Job Interview appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-17 06:24:46
Searching for a job while you’re employed can present its own set of problems. Here’s how to search for a new job without jeopardizing your current one.The post How to Job Search While You’re Still Employed appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-16 14:57:41
Watch this video to learn how to social media in your job search (and mistakes to avoid), with one of the leading experts in social media career advancement.The post Video: How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-16 14:30:29
We want to know what skills you've learned recently and how those will help your career. Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: What Skills Have You Learned Recently? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-16 06:20:46
FlexJobs Members have access to our exclusive Excursionist deal for unique vacation experiences based on your passions and interests!The post Daydreaming at Work? The Excursionist Can Help appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-16 06:20:13
A quick tip about an iPhone and iPad app that can help you create a well-formatted resume that is sure to get noticed by employers.The post A Helpful App To Format Your Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-16 06:19:33
A member of the FlexJobs team shares her touching and inspiring story about why the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is so important to her.The post FlexJobs Staffer Supports Relay for Life appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-15 06:28:45
We're starting an "Ask Sara" column! Every Monday, we’ll spotlight a reader’s question and the CEO of FlexJobs will answer it.The post Questions for FlexJobs’ CEO? New “Ask Sara” Column! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-15 06:23:26
Learn about job opportunities with FlexJobs Featured Employer, Way With Words Group, who offers transcription telecommuting jobs and freelance jobs.The post Find Transcription Jobs with Way With Words Group appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-15 06:16:40
A phone interview is increasingly the first step in the recruiting process. Here are four tips to get you started on a winning phone interview.The post 4 Tips for a Perfect Phone Interview appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-14 06:59:31
It was a big week in the news for FlexJobs! GMA, The San Francisco Chronicle, Brazen Careerist, and Salary.com all ran pieces by or about FlexJobs.The post Even Congress Wants to Work from Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-13 06:11:08
FlexJobs job researchers are finding great flexible opportunities with hundreds of nonprofits. Here are six flexible jobs with nonprofit organizations. The post 6 Flexible Jobs with Nonprofit Organizations appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-13 06:05:01
A job seeker from Arizona used FlexJobs to find a full-time telecommuting Nurse Health Advocate position with YesRN. The post Job Seeker Lands Telecommuting Nursing Position appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-12 06:28:12
Standing while working is the new sitting while working! Here are the health benefits of standing while you work, and some ways to adopt this practice.The post Standing: A Healthier Way to Work? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-12 06:25:38
At-home jobs may require you to be in a specific location even though you work at home. Here are 10 reasons why at-home jobs may have location requirements.The post 10 Reasons At-Home Jobs Require Locations appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-11 15:01:32
A free webinar for FlexJobs members with tips, tricks, and best practices for job searching with FlexJobs. Become the best job seeker you can be! The post Video: How to Get Started in Your FlexJobs Account appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-11 06:49:28
75% of job seekers don't hear back from employers when they apply for a job. Here are some reasons why you may not hear back after your job interview.The post Why Employers Don’t Respond After Job Interviews appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-11 06:39:29
Does your personality have what it takes to work from home? Here are some of the top traits you’ll need to work at home successfully.The post 5 Traits You Need to Work From Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-10 06:44:29
Studies show that staying positive during the job search process can help you achieve success more quickly. Get happy (and get a job!) with these tipsThe post 4 Ways to Stay Positive While Job Searching appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-10 06:34:03
Social Media jobs are open in a wide variety of industries. From part-time, telecommuting, and freelancing positions, here are 10 social media jobs.The post 10 Best Social Media Jobs This Week appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-10 06:22:48
FlexJobs introduces members of its telecommuting team. Louise Paradis, Telecommuting Job Researcher, tells us about her typical day and adorable schnauzers.The post 5 Questions for Louise Paradis, Telecommuting Job Researcher appeared first on FlexJo
Published on 2013-04-09 15:22:49
FlexJobs is named a 2013 Webby Award Official Honoree in the Employment category! Through this honor, FlexJobs is among the Top 10% of employment sites.The post FlexJobs Named 2013 Webby Award Honoree! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-09 06:56:24
5 tips to help you get smart about making your at home job work for you when you have children.The post 5 Tips for Working At Home with Kids appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-09 06:02:05
Haven't quite mastered the art of writing a cover letter? Here is a comprehensive road map to help you create and successfully submit a cover letter.The post How to Write a Cover Letter: A Road Map appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-08 06:39:12
"I am not saying I'm Wonder Woman. I am just saying no one has ever seen me and Wonder Woman in the same room."The post Do You Feel Like Wonder Woman? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-08 06:39:09
Applied or a job but haven't heard a peep since? Here are tips on how to follow up on job applications—and when to move on.The post How To Follow Up On Job Applications appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-08 06:14:58
Learn about job opportunities with FlexJobs Featured Employer LiveOps, who offers full-time jobs, part-time jobs, freelance jobs, and telecommuting jobs.The post Find Telecommuting and Part-Time Jobs with LiveOps appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-07 06:35:15
FlexJobs was an expert source this week for stories on avoiding scams, the realities remote work, and dads jumping on the work-life balance train.The post How to Work from Home Successfully appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-07 06:30:25
Thinking of switching careers? Follow your passion to lead you to the job of your dreams. Here are 5 tips to find a job you're passionate about.The post How To Find a Job You’re Passionate About appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-07 06:14:00
New grads need to pull from all of your life experiences and show employers your potential. Here are 5 ways new college grads can market themselves.The post 5 Marketing Tips for New College Grads appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-06 06:47:59
We have collected 12 excellent tips on how job seekers can avoid phone pitfalls and make a good impression on hiring managers over the phone.The post 12 Tips to Avoid a Bad Phone Impression appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-06 06:42:39
6 interesting and remote job options for writers, designers, media and art professionals, and they can be done from anywhere in the U.S.The post 6 Interesting Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere in the U.S. appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-05 16:44:05
How one job seeker used FlexJobs to find a full-time telecommuting Application Implementation Engineer with Pitney Bowes.The post Job Seeker Lands Computer Engineering Remote Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-05 16:29:15
Today is National Walk to Work Day and we want to help everyone add a little more movement to their workdays, whether you can actually walk to work or not. The post 5 Ways to Walk More Every Day appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-05 06:33:41
Working parents who work from home receive their fair share of rude comments. Below, some of the most common comments, and how to respond to them.The post What NOT to Say to Someone Who Works At Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-05 06:33:32
For military spouses, remote work is a great option to maintain your career by bringing it with you during transfers. Here are 5 remote work options.The post 5 Remote Work Options for Military Spouses appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-04 16:11:37
Learn how to social media in your job search (and mistakes to avoid), with Joshua Waldman, one of the leading experts in social media career advancement.The post FREE Webinar: How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-04 06:51:38
3 companies that offer flexible work options to hourly workers, and other great benefits, from Working Mother's 2013 Best Companies for Hourly Workers.The post 3 of the Best Companies for Hourly Workers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-04 06:46:58
Working at home brings all sorts of distractions, but you can conquer them. Here are 5 tips for staying focused when you work at home.The post How to Stay Focused When Working At Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-04 06:11:14
Don't let your job title define your job search. Being tied to a specific job title can limit your options. Here are 3 ways to broaden your job search.The post Don’t Let Job Titles Limit Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-03 06:53:06
Are there positions that allow nurses to work from home? Yes! Here are 10 recently posted at-home nursing jobs for nurses who want to work from home.The post 10 Best At-Home Nursing Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-03 06:20:55
Today’s freelancers have access to a variety of health insurance options. Here's how freelancers can get the health insurance they need.The post How Freelancers Can Get Health Insurance appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-03 06:18:23
How can retirees find work? Here are five ways older workers can make their job search productive and find solid career options for retirement.The post 5 Ways Retirees Can Find Work appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-02 12:07:19
Join us for a FREE webinar: The 2013 State of the Job Search. Get actionable advice to accelerate your job search, and learn how to get hired faster!The post FREE Webinar: How to Job Search in 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-02 06:19:04
Labor laws guarantee protections and rights to traditional workforces, but freelancers are generally not covered. Here are 3 freelance legal issues to know.The post 3 Legal Issues with Freelance Work appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-02 06:06:54
If you work at home or telecommute, you can snag some great tax breaks from the IRS for your home office. Here are 4 dandy tax deductions for telecommuters.The post The Top Home Office Tax Deductions appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-01 15:15:45
A free webinar for FlexJobs members with tips, tricks, and best practices for job searching with FlexJobs. Become the best job seeker you can be! The post Webinar: How to Get Started Using Your FlexJobs Account appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-01 06:57:03
If you work at home, you might be tempted to stay in your comfortable jammies all day. Here's why you should still dress the part of a professional.The post How To Dress When You Work At Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-01 06:29:14
Whether you need or want to continue working, retirees are opting for an option called phased retirement, or semi-retirement. Here's how to semi-retire.The post Not Ready for Full Retirement? How to Semi-Retire appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-04-01 06:04:09
The vast majority of workplace experts have come out against Yahoo's telecommuting ban, so really, the joke is on Yahoo this April Fool's Day.The post Yahoo’s Telecommuting Ban: April Fool’s Joke? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-31 17:44:14
Six apps and programs that will help people who work from home be more productive and better connected. 6 great apps for remote workers.The post 6 Top Apps for Remote Workers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-31 06:59:07
Enter our contest to win a free PC Tune-Up ($129 value!) from ServiceTechzone AND a free subscription to FlexJobs with access to over 14,000 job listings!The post Win a PC Tune-Up ($129 value!) from ServiceTechzone appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-31 06:39:49
A variety of news stories related to the benefits of telecommuting, going green at work, flexible work policies, and job search boards.The post The Benefits of Flexible Work Policies appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-30 06:50:07
How husbands can help their wives “lean in” to their careers, how being a father can make you better at your job, and great resources for working parents.The post How a Working Dad Champions Work-Family Balance appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-30 06:20:12
Which big companies support telecommuting and flexible jobs? Here are 7 companies who offer remote jobs, part-time jobs, and flexible schedule jobs.The post 7 Big Name Companies Who Offer Remote and Flexible Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-30 06:18:43
The real costs employees suffer when shifting from a telecommuting position to an in-office commute totals thousands of dollars. Here are 5 real costs.The post The Real Cost of Banning Telecommuting appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-29 14:35:25
The story of a job seeker who used FlexJobs to find a full-time telecommuting job in at-home customer service. The post Finding an At-Home Customer Service Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-29 06:37:32
As a military spouse, networking within the military and civilian sectors opens a range of employment opportunities and a wealth of knowledge.The post Professional Networking Tips for Military Spouses appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-28 17:43:28
Job scams are everywhere in the "work from home" job market. If you're searching for a remote job, telecommuting job, or at-home job, watch out for scams.The post 5 Ways Job Seekers Can Spot Scams appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-28 06:21:47
A study by Cancer and Careers of 400 people who were diagnosed with cancer finds that work helps cancer patients maintain a professional identity. The post How People Balance Cancer with Work and Life appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-28 06:19:13
If you're a job seeker, or were in 2012, your costs may be tax deductible! Here are the top tax breaks for job hunters who were seeking employment in 2012.The post The Top Tax Tips for Job Seekers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-28 06:00:52
Been a while since you were searching for a job? Here are five of the biggest differences between the job search of yesterday and today.The post 5 Big Differences in Job Searching Today appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-27 12:05:48
Do you work from home? Spruce up your home office space with houseplants! Here are 5 plants to help you create an eco-friendly home office space.The post 5 Houseplants to Freshen Up Your Home Office This Spring appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-27 06:57:26
Freelancing jobs can be an excellent opportunity for flexible schedules and supplemental income. Here are 10 great freelance jobs to consider.The post 10 Great Freelance Jobs Posted This Week appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-27 06:12:13
Advances in technology have made the video interview an increasingly common part of the hiring process. Here are five tips to ace your next video interview:The post 5 Ways to Ace Your Next Video Interview appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-27 06:08:13
Where's the craziest place you've worked from? You could win a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs, with over 14,000 at-home & flexible job listings!The post Contest: Where’s the Craziest Place You’ve Worked From? appeared first on Flex
Published on 2013-03-26 09:54:41
Need a healthy workday snack? FlexJobs members get 15% off all Doc Popcorn BIG Tins, with nine delicious flavors to choose from!The post Our Favorite Workday Snack? Popcorn! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-26 06:54:13
A member of the FlexJobs Job Research team talks about her family's involvement in a local community education organization and what they've gained from it.The post Community Education: Good for the Whole Family appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-25 06:57:06
We contend that commuting to work is simply not fun, and telecommuting jobs are a vastly superior option! And we've got the cartoon to prove it.The post Is YOUR Commute to Work Any Fun? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-25 06:23:54
How one work-at-home dad discovered the benefits of ditching his 90 minute daily commute to work from home, spend more time with his kids, and find freedom.The post The Benefits of Being a Work at Home Dad appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-25 06:21:38
Learn the jobs remote jobs offered by Enterprise Holdings. Enterprise Holdings is the parent company of Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Alamo Rent A Car.The post Enterprise Holdings is Hiring for Remote Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-24 06:55:50
News about relocating for a job, telecommuting and virtual jobs, using LinkedIn for your job search, unexpected work from home jobs, and more!The post Virtual Jobs and Staying Connected appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-24 06:13:02
The FlexJobs Research Team scours thousands of companies to find flexible jobs and their benefits. Here are 14 of the craziest employee benefits we've seen.The post 15 Crazy Employee Benefits Offered By Companies appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-23 06:51:15
Odd jobs that offer workplace flexibility, including a Lego Robotics Enrichment Instructor, Archaeologist, Dance Physical Therapist, and more.The post 6 Telecommuting and Part-Time Jobs That Might Surprise You appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-23 06:19:04
From locations listed with remote jobs to the colors of the positions; understanding the symbols and data can make searching on FlexJobs much easier.The post Job Search Tip: Using the Job Icons on FlexJobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-22 06:44:42
A job seeker who used FlexJobs to find a freelance, telecommuting, part-time job with a flexible schedule as a Registered Dietician.The post Finding a Freelance Job as a Registered Dietician appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-22 06:24:28
Being a military spouse doesn't mean you have given up dreams of having a meaningful career. Here are 6 job flexibility options for the military spouse:The post 5 Types of Job Flexibility for Military Spouses appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-21 06:49:14
One way to take the stress out of making a career change is to have a “business plan” for yourself. Here are four career change strategies to considerThe post 4 Strategies for Successful Career Change appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-21 06:35:20
How to encourage kids to have strong writing skills, and three part-time writing jobs for the future wordsmiths.The post Raise Your Child to Be a Writer appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-21 06:12:34
For freelancers, finding ways to set yourself apart is the only way to stay in clients’ minds—at the forefront of your field. 3 personal branding tips.The post 3 Personal Branding Tips for Freelancers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-20 06:15:38
What are your job search lucky charms? Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs, with over 14,000 at-home & flexible job listings!The post Contest: Your Job Search Lucky Charms appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-20 06:02:30
10 recently posted environmental jobs and green jobs that offer outdoorsy, spring-themed work. Each offers a flexible work option like telecommuting.The post 10 Environmental and Green Jobs for Spring appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-19 06:57:09
FlexJobs members get 75% off all test prep courses from BenchPrep! BenchPrep is the only test prep course that students can access from all mobile devices.The post Save on Test Prep Courses from BenchPrep appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-19 06:37:50
Is it worth it, in the short and long run, for a woman to invest her time and money to obtain an MBA? The answer is yes to both questions.The post Top 5 Industries for Women with MBAs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-19 06:29:46
How one FlexJobs team member has helped to preserve her family history so that future generations can enjoy it as well. The post Preserving Family History for Future Generations appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-18 06:47:21
How professionals can make the transition from traditional work to the new world of virtual work and cloud working.The post How to Get Started as a Virtual Worker appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-18 06:09:26
Transitioning to an at-home job can be both exhilarating and a little bit daunting. Here's one take on how to take the transition to an at-home job slowly. The post Working At Home – How It Takes Getting Used To appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-17 14:59:38
Use pinterest for your job search, make your resume stand out to employers, find more work-life balance, and improve your love life, all courtesy of flexible jobs!The post Creative Job Search and Work-Life Balance Tips appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-16 09:10:47
8 creative and artistic flexible jobs, like Music Researcher, Wax Hands Artist, Distillery Tour Guide, Gardening Specialist, Wardrobe Supervisor, and more!The post 8 Flexible Jobs for Artistic and Creative Professionals appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-16 06:32:31
Balancing children, work and life can give even the sturdiest person vertigo. Tips to find work-life balance from a seasoned telecommuter.The post 4 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-15 06:43:52
A job seeker who used FlexJobs to find a part-time, telecommuting, freelance job as an independent consultant for a global language technology company.The post How I Found an International Freelance Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-15 06:00:42
To combat unemployment, military spouses can be proactive to stay current professionally through many activities, like volunteering, taking classes, & more.The post How Military Spouses Can Overcome Unemployment appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-14 06:54:26
Now more than ever is the time to perfect the cover letter – not neglect it. Here are a few reasons why writing a perfect cover letter is a good idea.The post Cover Letter Writing: Perfect the Art appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-14 06:39:13
If you're a work-at-home parent and have a flexible schedule, do you need childcare? YES. Here are 4 childcare tips for working at home with kids.The post Work At Home Mom? 4 Tips to Handle Childcare appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-13 14:59:50
Canada's Business News Network interviews FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton Fell about Yahoo's telecommuting ban. See what Sara says in support of working from home!The post Support Telecommuting: Business News Network Interviews FlexJobs CEO appeared first o
Published on 2013-03-13 06:16:25
10 recently posted telecommuting and flexible jobs that can be done from Ireland. These jobs include telecommuting jobs, flexible schedule jobs, & more!The post 10 Best Ireland Jobs for St. Patrick’s Day appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-13 06:11:30
A look at two of the telecommuting technologies that are enhancing workplace collaboration and changing the way we work from home today.The post Telecommuting Tech: Smartphones, Tablets, & the Cloud appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-12 14:27:31
"How to Write a Stand-Out Resume" webinar video, PowerPoint slides, and additional information. Provided by FlexJobs and Resume Deli.The post Video: How to Write a Stand-Out Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-12 06:54:19
FlexJobs introduces members of its telecommuting team: 5 Questions for Adrianne Bibby, FlexJobs Writer & Yogi, on how she found her job and her yoga practice.The post 5 Questions for Adrianne Bibby, FlexJobs Writer and Yoga Enthusiast appeared first
Published on 2013-03-12 06:34:02
Army spouse Jami Fordice is a work-from-home travel agent who hasn’t stepped foot in an office since 2006, thanks to her telecommuting job.The post A Flexible Career: The New Military Must-Have appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-12 06:08:19
The health benefits of group exercise include being social, burning calories, feeling happier, building strength and endurance, and increasing motivation.The post The 5 Benefits of Group Exercise, from Wello appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-11 06:22:56
Nonprofit and Philanthropy Jobs is a top job category on FlexJobs. Here are four of the non-profit organizations that are FlexJobs Featured Employers.The post 4 Nonprofit Employers with Telecommuting & Flexible Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-11 06:20:31
What Was Your Favorite Toy as a Kid? Your answer could win a fun kid's toy, courtesy of FlexJobs' Partner, Palm Kids!The post Contest: What Was Your Favorite Toy as a Kid? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-11 06:06:31
How to succeed in any job interview, including in-person interviews, phone interviews, video interviews, and group interviews. The post Infographic: Successful Job Interview Tips appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-10 06:58:36
Have a bad boss? Here are 5 strategies for talking to your manager about your concerns, and turning a problem boss into a better manager.The post Bad Boss? 5 Strategies for Dealing with Poor Managers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-10 06:47:36
This week, the continued focus on working from home and flexible job options gave FlexJobs the opportunity to be featured by a variety of news outlets.The post Interest in Remote Jobs and Flexible Options Continues appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-09 06:32:29
FlexJobs members can use their resume profiles to have a faster, more productive job search. Learn more about your resume profile options on FlexJobs.The post Your FlexJobs Resume Profile: Why It Matters appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-09 06:02:01
This week’s most unique flexible jobs include a Dog Musher, Tyrannosaurus Rex Actor, Bat Technician, and Flight Attendant for a coffee company.The post 11 Unique Flexible Schedule Jobs: Dog Musher, Anyone? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-08 12:45:37
Companies can remodel their telecommuting programs, rather than eliminating them, for the benefit of the company AND employees.The post “No Telecommuting” Ignores the Inevitable appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-08 06:48:03
How to move beyond your career comfort zone if you’ve been stuck in the same job, using the same skills, and interacting with the same people.The post Stuck in a Rut? Get Out of Your Career Comfort Zone appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-08 06:08:16
The story of a job seeker who used FlexJobs to find a full-time telecommuting Registered Nurse for NurseWise at Centene Corporation.The post Remote Work as a Home-Based Registered Nurse appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-07 06:51:18
Working Mother's Jennifer Owens describes how she finds more time for exercise, eats better, and feels less fatigued. Great tips for working parents.The post Flexible Work Helps Fit in Fitness appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-07 06:50:09
5 cities where people with remote jobs will find a lower cost of living and higher quality of life. Great ideas for anyone who telecommutes for work!The post 5 Best Cities for Remote Workers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-07 06:34:36
February 2013 jobs numbers shows continued growth in telecommuting and other flexible jobs, despite Yahoo’s decision to ban telecommuting for employees.The post At-Home Jobs Continue to Grow Despite Yahoo’s Ban appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-06 06:29:49
10 great Computer and technology jobs from home, to give you an idea of the many telecommuting opportunities among the computer and technology fields.The post 10 Great Computer & Technology Jobs from Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-06 06:07:49
Tell us your best tips for staying productive, efficient, and happy as a telecommuter! Your answer could win you a free 1 month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: Your Best Work At Home Tips appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-05 06:46:30
How a stay-at-home mom offered her freelance professional skills as a tutor, administrative assistant, & writer for services she and her family needed. The post How Freelancers Can Master the Art of Bartering appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-05 06:04:38
FlexJobs members receive 40% savings on unlimited access to BabyTidings for one year! The regular price is $19.95, your price is $11.97.The post Save on Baby Shower Invites, Announcements, & More! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-04 15:52:59
Answering all your questions about freelance jobs and contract jobs, including what is a freelance job? How can you find freelance jobs? And more!The post How to Find a Freelance Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-04 06:53:26
A Yahoo! company memo was leaked stating that all telecommuting employees must return back to the office. Here's a chuckle from FlexJobs' CEO on the topic.The post Monday Funny: Hey Yahoo! The 80s Called. appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-03 06:27:43
A summary of news stories featuring telecommuting, job search tips, home office ideas, LinkedIn networking advice, and more!The post The Great Debate Over Telecommuting and Flexible Work Options appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-03-02 06:07:21
This week’s unusual telecommute & flexible jobs come from industries like entertainment, nonprofit, medicine, music, travel, the environment, and science.The post Yoga Instructor, Raptor Specialist, Neurologist, & 9 More Telecommuting, Freelance, &
Published on 2013-03-01 06:40:34
Volunteering can provide a tremendous amount of professional experience and is a great way to show employers what you were doing between positions.The post Volunteering During Employment Gaps appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-28 06:43:40
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director for Working Mother magazine and workingmother.com published a response to Yahoo! and CEO Marissa Mayer.The post Working Mother’s Response to Yahoo! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-28 06:05:27
FlexJobs’ CEO Sara Sutton Fell provided employment guidance to those who veterans transitioning into the civilian employment market in a recent article.The post How Military Veterans Can Transition to a Civilian Job Search appeared first on FlexJob
Published on 2013-02-27 06:48:28
What's been your favorite part-time job? Your answer could win a 1-month subscription to FlexJobs, the best site for telecommuting & flexible jobs!The post Contest: What was your favorite part time job? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-27 06:32:21
Convincing statistics on the benefits of telecommuting and how employees and employers alike can benefit from the option to work from home.The post Telecommuting by the Numbers: Gains, Losses, and Everything In Between appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-27 06:23:03
In honor of the Oscars, here are 10 Entertainment and Media jobs with part time schedules or freelance options.The post 10 Best Oscar-Worthy Entertainment & Media Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-26 19:54:03
If you want to telecommute, your responsibility is to put employers’ fears to rest. Here's how you can do that effectively on your resume.The post Want to Telecommute? Don’t Say So on Your Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-26 19:31:31
I believe that telecommuting can be a bell-weather for the management problems pervasive at Yahoo.The post Telecommuting Is Not Yahoo’s Real Problem appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-26 09:46:01
One FlexJobs team member supports the nonprofit organization Soles4Souls, which provides footwear to the victims of natural disasters around the worldThe post Nonprofit Soles4Souls Supported by FlexJobs Staffer appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-26 06:29:07
Babo Botanicals is an organic bath products company and it offers FlexJobs members 20% off its line of shampoos, washes, lotions, and diaper cremes!The post Babo Botanicals Offers FlexJobs Members 20% Discount! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-25 06:58:01
A few times a month we introduce a Featured Employer of FlexJobs. Today’s Featured Employer is Ecolab, which offers telecommuting jobs and part-time jobs.The post Ecolab: Telecommuting and Part-Time Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-25 06:18:23
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Here's a laugh for you, courtesy of FlexJobs’ Director of Content and Social Media, Brie Reynolds!The post Monday Funny: Childhood Dream Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-24 06:14:58
News stories about finding your dream jobs, parents and flexible jobs, working from home, productivity, professional networking, and more. The post Dream Jobs, Better Relationships & Great Career Advice appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-23 06:38:59
How one FlexJobs team member handles being a single work at home mom and finds work-life balance that works for her.The post How a Single WAHM Found Work Life Balance appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-23 06:27:59
These telecommuting and flexible jobs span a wide range of topics like architecture, beer, acupuncture, and baseball. And they're all part-time jobs!The post Fantasy Baseball Writer and 5 More Part-Time Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-22 06:17:30
Military spouses learn a variety of transferable skills in military life. Follow these tips to transfer your military spouse skills to a job search.The post How Military Spouses Can Transfer Their Skills to the Job Market appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-21 06:48:01
When you work from home, it sometimes seems like you’re always on the clock. Here are 3 tips for setting boundaries and finding work-life balance.The post 4 Tips to Find Work-Life Balance When You Work From Home appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-21 06:38:56
Thinking of changing careers? Finding ways to “work your network” can be just the launching pad you need to get to the next step in your career.The post Use Your Network to Make a Career Change appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-21 06:11:28
Working Mother's 100 Best Companies includes many companies whose jobs are listed on FlexJobs. Check out a few of these companies and their job options.The post Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-20 12:09:59
Make sure you're sending employers the best resume possible with this FREE webinar hosted by FlexJobs and featuring Resume Deli's CEO, Joseph Terach!The post FREE Webinar: How to Write a Stand-Out Resume appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-20 06:59:51
Telecommuting is a great way to make a living but there are obstacles to telecommuting that you must overcome before you can be successful. The post How to Overcome 6 Common Telecommuting Obstacles appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-20 06:32:23
How about a Presidential position, in honor of President's Week? Here are 10 recently posted jobs with government or executive requirements.The post 10 Best Government and Executive Jobs for President’s Week appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-20 06:05:24
Our member savings partner, CareerBags, is giving away a fantastically stylish laptop bag to one lucky FlexJobs job seeker!The post Contest: Win a Stylish Laptop Bag from CareerBags! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-19 06:38:11
Each week we feature a FlexJobs team member who has chosen to Pay It Forward in life. Last Christmas, Job Researcher Karen Wert inspired us all.The post FlexJobs Pays it Forward: Christmas Ornaments for Bea appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-19 06:29:43
How do you know when you've reached the point where it's time to quit your job? Here are seven signs it's time to quit your job.The post 7 Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-19 06:19:48
Today, we’re spotlighting our Member Savings partner, Alice.com. FlexJobs Members receive an introductory 20% off your first purchase from Alice.com!The post Member Savings Spotlight: Alice.com appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-17 06:16:40
FlexJobs is a trusted source for telecommuting and flexible jobs and work-life balance, and was featured by Working Mother, Farnoosh TV, & others this week!The post FlexJobs in the News, Feb. 10 – Feb. 16, 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-17 06:09:03
Job searching can be frustrating, boring, annoying, & maddening. With a new week in front of us, here's a pick-me-up for your job search from Kid President.The post Video: Kid President’s Pep Talk for Your Job Search appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-16 06:48:11
This week's unusual flexible jobs involve Ancient Egypt, the conjuring arts, sports mascots, water chestnuts, and cyber security!The post Most Surprising Flexible Jobs: Feb. 16, 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-16 06:26:55
The FlexJobs Advanced Search Option offers a variety of job search fields which can either pinpoint or broaden your job search and help you find great jobs.The post FlexJobs FAQ: Advanced Search Options appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-15 06:47:50
Here are some awesome communication and collaboration tools to get you going and keep you connected when you work from home.The post 5 Communication Tools for Telecommuters appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-15 06:07:05
This week's successful job seeker found a flexible job as a Part-time, Telecommuting Subject Matter Evaluator for Western Governors University.The post Found a Job: Telecommuting Student Evaluator appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-14 06:51:48
Work from home? You may be eligible for the Home Office Deduction. This quick 1-minute video from the IRS gives the basics of the Home Office Deduction.The post Video: Can You Take the Home Office Tax Deduction? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-14 06:17:24
Recently, Working Mother published “A Temporary Solution,” highlighting the benefits to seeking temporary work, and who might be best suited for these opportunities.The post Job Seekers: Should You Take a Temporary Job? appeared first on FlexJobs
Published on 2013-02-13 06:53:49
For this week's contest, we want to hear about your most recent Random Act(s) of Kindness. One commenter will win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs!The post Contest: Random Acts of Kindness (Feb. 13-15, 2013) appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-13 06:43:23
Here are 10 recently posted flexible jobs with the most romantic titles and job types, including several that work directly with people’s hearts, broken or otherwise!The post 10 Best Telecommuting and Flexible Jobs for Valentine’s Day appeared fi
Published on 2013-02-13 06:13:10
For freelance professionals and people who work from home, there is a wealth of office options to take the place of the traditional home office.The post 2 Alternatives to Your Home Office appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-12 06:50:19
FlexJobs Member Savings help job seekers find deals & discounts on services that support job searching and work-life balance. Spotlight: Teleflora.The post Member Savings Spotlight: Teleflora appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-12 06:21:58
FlexJobs introduces members of its telecommuting team: 5 Questions for Julie Mahoney, Online Job Researcher, on why workplace flexibility is important to her.The post 5 Questions for Julie Mahoney, Online Job Researcher appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-11 17:04:29
A few times a month we introduce a Featured Employer of FlexJobs. Today's Featured Employer is Xerox, which offers full-time & part-time telecommuting jobs.The post FlexJobs Featured Employer: Xerox appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-11 10:58:42
The Wall Street Journal, MainStreet, Work Arrow, and more! Here's a round-up of news stories featuring FlexJobs, for the week of February 3 - 9, 2013.The post FlexJobs in the News, Feb. 3 – Feb. 9 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-11 06:51:20
A little Monday morning laugh for you, courtesy of FlexJobs' Manager of Job Research, Kelly Kirby!The post Monday Funny: Dressing for work is stressful! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-10 06:54:14
Watch this quick, two-minute overview of common work-at-home job search scams, how to spot them, how to do your own research, and tips on safe job searching.The post Video: How to Avoid Work-At-Home Job Scams appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-09 06:27:15
If you've been busy with your job search, FlexJobs offers you a few ways to save on last-minute Valentine's Day gifts for your loved ones. The post FlexJobs Members Save on Valentine’s Gifts appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-08 06:43:32
Today's successful job seeker found a TWO freelance, flexible jobs as a copy editor and copywriter for two companies in the publishing industry.The post Found a Job: Job Seeker Lands TWO Jobs! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-08 06:07:07
It can be difficult for military spouses to find job opportunities, but there are ways to find jobs as a military spouse. Here are tips to find military-friendly jobs.The post Military Friendly Jobs: Do They Exist, and How to Find Them? appeared firs
Published on 2013-02-07 06:52:32
Working at home this Valentine's Day? Here are 5 creative ways to keep your kids busy while you work, and to celebrate Valentine's Day with crafts.The post Working at Home with Kids: 5 Valentine’s Ideas appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-07 06:24:59
Tips to make your résumé more creative. Use your resume to showcase your innovative, creative thinking with a unique résumé that reflects your personality. The post Is Your Résumé The Definition of Insanity? appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-06 18:28:56
FlexJobs' Work-Life-Relationship survey shows how flexible work can benefit happiness, relationships, romance, and even sex life.The post Work Flexibility Improves Romance and Relationships appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-06 06:06:21
FlexJobs helped Forbes.com compile a list of the 10 Best Freelance Careers, a very handy guide for anyone looking to start a freelance career. The post 10 Most Popular Freelance Careers appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-06 06:03:20
Four specific job search steps you can take to get a new job in the first half of 2013.The post 4 Steps to Get a New Job in the First Half of 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-05 06:55:32
6 tips for making the transition from a full-time stay-at-home-mom to a full-time work-at-home mom, from a working mother who was a stay-at-home parent.The post Transitioning from Stay At Home to Work At Home Parent appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-05 06:42:58
FlexJobs summarizes a recent article from Working Mother about part-time and telecommuting jobs: The New Work from Home Trend: Second Job.The post How to Take On a Second Job appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-05 06:06:45
FlexJobs Member Savings help job seekers find deals & discounts on services that support job searching and work-life balance. Spotlight: Wine Country Gift Baskets.The post Member Savings Spotlight: Wine Country Gift Baskets appeared first on FlexJobs
Published on 2013-02-04 06:51:22
One of best perks of having a flexible job is that your work life and personal life work together, rather than against, each other, in work-life balance.The post Flexible Job Perks: 5 Tips to Train for a 5K appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-04 06:20:45
A little Monday morning laugh for you, courtesy of FlexJobs' Director of Partnerships Nadia Hefni Foster! The post Monday Funny: I Miss Monday Morning Meetings appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-03 16:11:37
FlexJobs is a go-to media source for telecommuting and flexible job trends. News stories featuring FlexJobs, for the week of January 27 to February 2, 2013.The post FlexJobs in the News, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2013 appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-02-01 07:07:28
Today's successful job seeker found a position as a full-time telecommuting sales associate with Evoke Marketing and Sales through FlexJobs.The post Found a Job: FT Telecommuting Sales appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-31 07:39:08
Telecommuting involves self-discipline and it's easy to lose productivity over time. Here are tips for how a telecommuter can make every day productive.The post A Day in the Life of a Telecommuter appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-30 07:43:37
A job interview tip that shows employers you are a proactive problem solver who can immediately help their company improve and thrive.The post Stand Out in Your Next Job Interview appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 11:14:50
An Interview with Yury Polnar, Demand Studios. Find out about working for Demand Studios, the types of telecommuting writing jobs they offer, and job seeker mistakes to avoid.The post Featured Interview with Yury Polnar with Demand Studios appeared f
Published on 2013-01-29 11:11:01
An Interview with Roberto Angulo, CEO of AfterCollege, with tips for college graduates on entry level jobs, finding your first job, job searching, resume tips.The post Featured Interview with Roberto Angulo, CEO of AfterCollege appeared first on Flex
Published on 2013-01-29 11:08:39
How to stay healthy during cold and flu season, and why telecommuting is a truly clean way to work.The post Telecommuting = A Truly CLEAN Job! appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 11:01:41
Are you concerned about all colds, flu’s and other ailments that people often spread at work? Telecommuting work arrangements help people stay healthy!The post Advantages of Telecommuting: Keeping Healthy in Flu Season appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 10:59:27
Job search tips from career expert Tory Johnson, CEO of WomenForHire. Tips on what to do when you've been laid off, job search dos and don'ts, and more!The post Featured Interview with Tory Johnson, CEO of WomenForHire appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 10:54:43
Interview with Joseph Terach, Resume Deli CEO - discussing Resume Deli's services, resume tips for job seekers, and FlexJobs member savings discount!The post Featured Interview with Joseph Terach, Resume Deli CEO appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 10:50:49
How to clean up your online professional image and use social networking to help your job search.The post Cleaning Up Your Online Image on Social Media Networking Sites appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-29 10:45:16
Tips and techniques to marketing yourself in your job search. Include resumes, social networking, using staffing companies, doing company research, and more!The post The Top 5 Ways to Market Yourself like a Pro and Land a Job appeared first on FlexJo
Published on 2013-01-29 07:30:49
Working from home can make you feel isolated. There’s a remedy for that, but first you have to understand where that feeling is coming from.The post How to Combat Cabin Fever appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 19:27:40
Here are some tips to help you find a real work from home job, and avoid the scams.The post How to Find a Real Online Job (and Avoid the Scams!) appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 19:22:07
Tips to balance your work and personal lives when you work from home, including identifying distractions, maintaining your health, learning to say no, and more.The post Work-Life Balance: How to Balance Life with a Work at Home Job appeared first on
Published on 2013-01-28 19:18:37
Whatever the reasons you have decided to build a freelance career or small business, here are some words of advice on how to be a successful freelancer.The post 3 Tips on How to Be a Successful Freelancer appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 19:11:00
Meghan McCartan of Detours & OnRamps tells FlexJobs a little about Detours & OnRamps and how she started the company.The post Featured Interview with Meghan McCartan of Detours & OnRamps appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 17:35:26
If you are looking for work at home jobs, it's worth taking precautions in order to guard yourself from online job scams and identity theft.The post How To Avoid Work at Home Scams: 5 Precautions to Take appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 17:33:06
Five great work from home job categories that are growing and offer excellent opportunity.The post 5 Great Work from Home Jobs appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 17:30:28
When looking for a work at home job, it’s important to keep your guard up in order to protect yourself work at home scams. Here are 5 questions to ask that can help.The post How to Avoid Work at Home Scams: 5 Questions to Ask appeared first on Fl
Published on 2013-01-28 17:26:27
Telecommuting offers so many benefits. Visit FlexJobs for great telecommute resources and to find hand-screened, legitimate telecommuting jobs.The post The FlexJobs Community: Links We Love appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-28 17:22:55
Telecommuting jobs are green jobs! Telecommuting can help minimize gas consumption, pollution, and energy usage, among many other benefits. Find out more on the FlexJobs Green Jobs page.The post Green Jobs & Tips in FlexJobs Telecommuter Community
Published on 2013-01-28 17:20:15
People who telecommute are able to reclaim tons of time for their own lives, which can help promote a better work-life balance.The post Telecommuting for Work Means More Time for Life appeared first on FlexJobs.
Published on 2013-01-25 07:25:13
FlexJobs encourages staff members to give back in some way every month. Here's the give-back story of Jessica Howington, who helped one woman out of a slippery situation.
Published on 2013-01-24 07:42:41
Work from home? Abide by these must-follow tips from freecreditscore.com to protect your personal information online and prevent identity theft while working from home.
Published on 2013-01-23 07:00:40
Here are the top 10 happiest cities to work from, and some info about the types of flexible jobs you’ll find there.
Published on 2013-01-22 16:28:16
The team at FlexJobs hosted webinar presented by Lindsey Pollak, career expert and bestselling author, on how to use LinkedIn for your job search. Here is the video.
Published on 2013-01-22 07:48:50
Are you making the best career decisions for yourself? Start making decisions that put your career on the right track with these three tips
Published on 2013-01-21 07:29:59
To help you get back into the swing of things at work without setting yourself up for failure, here are a few tips on how to ease your way back into getting ahead.
Published on 2013-01-18 07:40:07
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from successful job seeker Stacy, who was hired as a part-time, telecommuting Content Screener.
Published on 2013-01-17 07:02:43
For employers (and for anyone who wants to encourage their employer to allow telecommuting), here are helpful tips to better manage your virtual team.
Published on 2013-01-16 07:12:24
Looking for a telecommuting job that doesn't have any location requirement? Look no further - here are 10 recently posted "anywhere" telecommuting jobs!
Published on 2013-01-15 07:29:35
If you’re a FlexJobs member, you’re in good hands because you have a support system around you, able to help you through whatever your career resolution might be.
Published on 2013-01-14 07:58:59
Whether you’re looking for a job, currently employed, or a little bit of both, the new year offers us a chance to jump start our careers.
Published on 2013-01-11 07:34:36
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from a job seeker who was hired as a part-time, freelance Mystery Shopper.
Published on 2013-01-10 13:16:04
FlexJobs wants to help our members achieve and maintain work-life balance and our Member Savings Partner, Pure Matters, wants to help too!
Published on 2013-01-10 07:21:44
Learn about adult internships -- opportunities for adults with experience, but a gap in their resume, to step back into the workforce through short-term work assignments.
Published on 2013-01-09 07:52:30
A listing of 10 recently posted jobs in the science, technology, engineering, and math career categories (STEM professions) -- all offering some kind of flexibility!
Published on 2013-01-08 07:44:49
No matter your schedule or where you get the work done, the value you bring to your job should be rewarded in wages which reflect the fair “market value” for the position.
Published on 2013-01-07 07:08:46
We’ve put together a simple plan that may help you in those moments where you are required to be both a dedicated parent and a focused professional.
Published on 2013-01-04 11:22:42
As the New Year kicks off, FlexJobs’ analyzed job data for December 2012 indicates the possible trends for career fields with the most opportunity in 2013.
Published on 2013-01-04 07:38:42
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Patricia who was hired as a telecommuting nurse case manager.
Published on 2013-01-04 07:07:15
Interested in using LinkedIn for networking and job searching? Not sure where to start or what the best practices are? We've got just the webinar for you -- and it's FREE!
Published on 2013-01-03 07:53:26
Here are five tricks of the trade that can help employers try to create a happy and productive workplace.
Published on 2013-01-01 07:35:32
We think more job seekers should start 2013 with a brand new resume that tells the world, “I’m ready to rock!” Here are a few tips to get started.
Published on 2012-12-31 07:01:01
There are a number of things you can do to improve your work-life juggle skills. Here are four ways to improve your work-life balance.
Published on 2012-12-28 07:21:38
It is easy to become discouraged and frustrated when seeking employment, but with some good online networking, your search can be greatly reduced.
Published on 2012-12-27 07:11:03
You've been asked in for a job interview. You can prepare all you want, but what should you actually bring with you on the big day? Here are 6 essentials.
Published on 2012-12-26 07:51:01
Here are 10 careers that offer the best chance for professional-level job seekers to mesh their work and family lives without neglecting one or the other.
Published on 2012-12-25 07:08:27
A little note of thanks and gratitude from the FlexJobs team. Merry Christmas! Wishing you and yours lots of comfort and joy this holiday season.
Published on 2012-12-24 07:39:03
The holiday season gives abundant chances to volunteer and help others in need, but why not carry that action into the new year and help build your experience as well?
Published on 2012-12-21 07:35:24
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Itzel who was hired as a bilingual customer service representative with a telecommuting, part-time schedule.
Published on 2012-12-20 07:18:18
Advice for professionals looking to move away from a hyper-connected, time-consuming professional life into one that offers work-life balance.
Published on 2012-12-19 14:47:08
Wouldn't you love to give a gift that is thoughtful, useful, and much needed? A FlexJobs Gift Certificate may be just the present you're searching for!
Published on 2012-12-19 07:04:31
As the year comes to an end, we took a look at our most-read blog posts in 2012. Here are the top ten most popular job search advice articles published by FlexJobs in 2012!
Published on 2012-12-18 07:37:03
Tips for professionals who want to find more meaning and purpose in their careers, from a webinar hosted by Work Reimagined.
Published on 2012-12-14 07:30:09
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from James who was hired for a full-time telecommuting sales representative job.
Published on 2012-12-13 07:50:02
Career expert and Author Nacie Carson shares her tips for balancing work and life, taking charge of your career, entrepreneurship, and adapting a "gig mindset."
Published on 2012-12-12 07:40:16
Today, we're taking a look at 10 recently posted telecommuting writing jobs. These jobs come from industries like nonprofit, technology, travel, publishing, healthcare, video gaming, education, and web development.
Published on 2012-12-11 13:51:11
Here's a little work from home humor created by our Director of Client Services, Jeremy Anderson!
Published on 2012-12-11 07:38:06
LearnVest, a personal finance and lifestyle site and FlexJobs partner, recently interviewed FlexJobs CEO and Founder Sara Sutton Fell to find out how FlexJobs began. Here's the scoop!
Published on 2012-12-10 07:54:25
Tips for retirees on starting a career in consulting, from an experienced business consultant and freelance writer.
Published on 2012-12-07 07:59:29
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Autumn who was hired for a part-time, telecommuting, English teacher position.
Published on 2012-12-06 16:02:17
FlexJobs conducted a survey of 725 parents who want to work from home and the results detail the issues working parents face when it comes to working and raising children.
Published on 2012-12-06 07:59:58
How do you know if certain people will make good job references? Answer the following questions (yes or no) to see if you have the right group of people helping your job search.
Published on 2012-12-05 07:57:00
During a recent webinar, we were asked some great questions about flexible jobs, job searching, and FlexJobs. Here are our answers to those 37 questions.
Published on 2012-12-04 13:59:35
The team at FlexJobs hosted a webinar on Tuesday, December 4th that featured tips and tools for finding flexible jobs. Check out the PowerPoint slides and Webinar Video here.
Published on 2012-12-04 07:21:52
FlexJobs encourages staff members to give back in some way every month. Here's the give-back story of Adrianne Bibby, Staff Writer, who participated in a coastal clean-up.
Published on 2012-12-03 07:33:49
Even though Generation Y has a somewhat mixed reputation as young professionals, they have mastered certain parts of the job search. Use these 8 Gen Y skills for your own job search!
Published on 2012-11-29 07:27:58
If you're a mid-level employee looking to move up to an executive-level job, here are three characteristics you should hone to demonstrate your readiness to your company or to other potential employers.
Published on 2012-11-28 07:09:15
Take a look at 10 of the most recently posted math and economics jobs available now, including jobs related to education, insurance, accounting, statistics, and more.
Published on 2012-11-27 07:39:00
Now that we're officially in the rush of the holiday season, our own Jeremy Anderson tells us how having flexibility at work has helped him maintain one of his biggest hobbies -- running.
Published on 2012-11-26 07:05:50
18,400,000 Americans so far have used Facebook to land a job (!!). Here are just a few ways you can use Facebook to your advantage throughout your job search.
Published on 2012-11-22 07:21:17
Thanksgiving is truly the time to reflect on our blessings and show gratitude for them. At FlexJobs, we’re thankful for so many things. Here are some of the most important.
Published on 2012-11-21 23:01:15
To help job seekers start the holiday season on a good note, FlexJobs is offering huge discounts on memberships from Black Friday (November 23) through Cyber Monday (November 26).
Published on 2012-11-21 07:01:24
Tis the season for holiday parties, which means one thing: networking! To set yourself up for more networking opportunities, accept as many holiday party invites as you can! But beware these networking turnoffs.
Published on 2012-11-20 07:51:01
Leaving your job? To get through your next professional exit with your dignity and networking contacts intact, here’s our quick guide to crafting your best exit strategy.
Published on 2012-11-19 07:44:37
If you’re looking for interesting holiday gifts and you love a good deal, FlexJobs has you covered with awesome deals on products and services that promote work-life balance and flexible working.
Published on 2012-11-16 07:59:50
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Amy who was hired as a part-time Human Resources Generalist for Kaiser Permanente.
Published on 2012-11-15 07:56:21
When done wrong, working from home can simply not work. For anyone working from home, here are three of our favorite tips on what NOT to do when you work from home.
Published on 2012-11-13 12:07:56
Finding your way to a permanent telecommuting job through volunteering and internships.
Published on 2012-11-13 07:42:03
FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton Fell offers some advice to the next presidential administration about the role women should play.
Published on 2012-11-13 07:36:01
This video does a great job explaining the steps that stay-at-home parents can take to get back into professional shape and re-enter the workforce.
Published on 2012-11-12 07:46:42
Where there is smoke, there's often fire, and the same goes for job search scams -- where there are red flags, there's often a scam afoot. Here are 5 interview alarm bells and job scam signals.
Published on 2012-11-09 07:44:05
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Kent who was hired for a full-time telecommuting job as a Systems Architect.
Published on 2012-11-08 07:17:58
Did you know that working from home can actually increase productivity and efficiency? Here are some excellent tips for employers on how to manage a successful telecommuting workforce.
Published on 2012-11-07 17:22:53
Join us for a FREE webinar! Now is the perfect time to get some fantastic career advice to rev up your job search for the new year.
Published on 2012-11-07 07:56:35
Now that the top government job in the country has been filled once again, we thought we should also take a look at the types of flexible jobs that exist within government and politics.
Published on 2012-11-06 07:40:00
What laws do affect you as a freelancer? Here are two legalities that you'll certainly want to be aware of as you proceed in a professional capacity.
Published on 2012-11-05 07:46:40
What should job seekers know if they want to find a job without a college degree? First, they exist, and second, there are certain industries to look at in particular.
Published on 2012-11-02 08:09:03
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Bonnie who was hired for a full-time telecommuting administrative job.
Published on 2012-11-01 08:57:23
FlexJobs encourages staff members to give back in some way every month. Here's the give-back story of Nadia Hefni Foster, our Director of Partnerships.
Published on 2012-11-01 08:12:43
This infographic draws excellent comparisons between campaigning to be president and searching for a job. During election season, try turning your job search into a campaign!
Published on 2012-10-31 08:48:51
Whether you’re a fan of Halloween or just love a good fright, these 10 spooky, and real, flexible jobs might just be up your alley. In one way or another, these jobs are all spooky, they're all flexible, and they’re all currently available and li
Published on 2012-10-31 08:30:06
Forget ghouls, goblins, and ghosts -- job searching can be frightfully scary! Luckily we have this terrifying top ten list from Careerleaf, which details the 10 Scariest Job Seeker Mistakes and how to avoid them.
Published on 2012-10-30 08:59:07
Women executives in the 21st century do four things that all working women can learn from. To find out what makes them good at their jobs and overwhelmingly successful, read on.
Published on 2012-10-29 08:17:02
LearnVest, one of the leading personal finance and lifestyle sites on the web, has a great breakdown of how people conduct their job searches based on their generation. See if your age is showing in your job search.
Published on 2012-10-26 08:48:35
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Amanda who was hired for a full-time, telecommuting, freelance technical writing position.
Published on 2012-10-25 08:16:07
A freelancer is a business person like all others. As such, it’s important to have the right tools on hand for making that business run as smoothly as possible.
Published on 2012-10-24 08:41:02
We know it’s only October, but if you’re considering a seasonal job for the holidays this year, it’s time to get job hunting!
Published on 2012-10-23 08:24:21
There's just something inspiring about an infographic that brings together everything we think about working from home. Let this infographic remind of you all the great reasons to work from home!
Published on 2012-10-22 16:31:19
Our site was down in the early afternoon of Monday, October 22 due to an outage with our servers at Amazon's data centers. We want to make it up to you with 50% off!
Published on 2012-10-22 08:04:36
There are several considerations when deciding on your home office, including location and equipment. This handy guide will help you create the best home office for your needs.
Published on 2012-10-19 08:12:46
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Jennifer who was hired for a full-time telecommuting position with the American Red Cross.
Published on 2012-10-18 08:14:58
Goal setting can help you take back control over your job search and career path. Let's walk through the rules of peak performance goal setting and a goal setting process that can help you reach any goal you set for yourself.
Published on 2012-10-17 08:01:53
Heading into the busy holiday season where work and family have lots of opportunities to collide, we think it’s a great time to call attention to the importance of work-life balance and effectiveness for ALL professionals, including those with or without families.
Published on 2012-10-16 15:59:30
The team at FlexJobs recently hosted a webinar that featured tips and tools for finding flexible jobs. Read this blog post to download the PowerPoint slides from the webinar, and to watch a full-length video recording of the event.
Published on 2012-10-16 08:25:25
Unfortunately for job seekers, job scammers are getting more savvy and elusive by the day and a lot of very sneaky, very convincing job scams have come up over the last year. Here are five new job search scams and how to spot them.
Published on 2012-10-15 08:26:16
Investing time into meeting people and building relationships will pay off just as much as spending hours scouring job boards and sending out resume upon resume. Here are 5 sites to help you find networking events nearby.
Published on 2012-10-12 17:18:57
Join us for a FREE job search webinar: Tuesday, October 16th at 1pm eastern time. The team at FlexJobs, including Founder & CEO Sara Sutton Fell, will share their best tips for finding flexible jobs and staying away from scams. Register today!
Published on 2012-10-12 08:43:18
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Tina who was hired as a part-time, telecommuting software test with a flexible schedule.
Published on 2012-10-11 08:15:18
If Big Bird were fired, he’d find himself in the same position as millions of Americans over the last few years - suddenly thrust out of a decades-long job, trying to his footing and transition to a new career. For Big Bird, but more importantly, for you, here are four career transition tips.
Published on 2012-10-10 11:31:04
Today we’re detailing 10 recently posted part-time jobs available in Chicago, Illinois. There are all sorts of jobs offering flexibility in Chicago, so be sure to check out our full list of Chicago, Illinois jobs.
Published on 2012-10-09 08:00:19
We talked to nationally-recognized career coach Ryan Kahn about how college students, recent grads, and professionals of all ages can land their dream jobs or internships.
Published on 2012-10-08 08:19:57
Learn tips and techniques to take your current job on the road with you from this guest blogger, who was able to travel the world and maintain her job as a remote worker.
Published on 2012-10-05 16:10:37
According to a new Census report, the number of Americans working from home jumped 41 percent between 2000 and 2010, and now 13.4 million Americans work from home on a regular basis.
Published on 2012-10-05 08:56:43
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Danielle who was hired for a part-time telecommuting job as Marketing Director.
Published on 2012-10-04 08:23:52
Job references are one major aspect of job searching that we must farm out. We need to choose people who are the best possible stand-ins for ourselves. How can we choose and prepare great job references?
Published on 2012-10-03 08:22:14
Today, in anticipation of the holiday hiring season, we’re taking a look at 10 recently posted retail jobs on FlexJobs. This list will give you a good idea of what’s available in the retail job market.
Published on 2012-10-02 07:17:28
FlexJobs is thrilled to announce one of our latest member savings partners, My Yoga Online. FlexJobs members receive a free month of unlimited use of My Yoga Online with no strings attached.
Published on 2012-10-01 08:57:33
With so much of job searching being done online today, it's incredibly important to have secure passwords on all of your online accounts. Here are 3 password tips.
Published on 2012-09-28 08:51:51
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Jane who was hired as a full-time telecommuting Director of Development for a national nonprofit and philanthropic organization.
Published on 2012-09-27 08:50:27
Enter our contest for a chance to win a copy of Mastering the Mommy Track by Erin Flynn Jay, with great tips for working moms to juggle career and kids in today's uncertainty.
Published on 2012-09-26 08:27:40
Phoenix, Arizona is one of the top cities for jobs with flexibility, placing #3 for telecommuting jobs and #13 for part-time jobs. Today we’re taking a look at 10 great telecommuting and flexible jobs in Phoenix, Arizona.
Published on 2012-09-25 08:37:19
Today's guest post comes from Women For Hire, one of FlexJobs' excellent Member Savings Partners. Women For Hire has five upcoming online and in-person career fairs that are FREE and open to professional women of all ages.
Published on 2012-09-24 08:09:02
As a freelancer, every time you speak with a client they are interviewing you and you are interviewing them. Here are some ways to help keep that conversation on track, professional, and get you that freelance contract.
Published on 2012-09-21 08:09:28
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Katie who was hired for a freelance telecommuting job as a content writer.
Published on 2012-09-20 08:04:06
A lot of stuff goes on between 9 and 5 (or is it 8 to 6?). A job journal can be your log of day-to-day successes and challenges, major events and milestones and work-related concerns.
Published on 2012-09-19 08:40:17
From public and private K-12 schools, to colleges and universities, to tutoring companies, and even educational supply companies, education jobs are one of the top five flexible jobs categories right now. Today we’re profiling 10 recently posted telecommuting education jobs.
Published on 2012-09-18 16:30:17
A video recording of our webinar, Take Charge of Your Career with Flexible Work, by FlexJobs and Dr. Woody. Learn how to take charge of your career, jump start your job search, and become a better job seeker.
Published on 2012-09-18 08:58:30
FlexJobs staff writer Adrianne Bibby tells us how she managed to balance work with her extended road tour of the American Southwest. Talk about taking a flexible job to the limits!
Published on 2012-09-17 08:50:32
Learn all about job sharing. What is job sharing, who does it, why do you job share, and how can you start job sharing? Read on to figure it all out!
Published on 2012-09-13 08:10:25
Welcome back to our “5 Questions” series where we get to know someone who is important to FlexJobs through five interesting and fun questions. Today, let’s meet Jeremy Anderson. Jeremy is our Direct of Client Services, a.k.a. our Happiness Officer! Learn how he got started at FlexJobs and more!
Published on 2012-09-12 08:31:19
Today, we’re taking a look at 10 recently posted Atlanta telecommuting jobs, including a couple other types of flexible jobs for good measure.
Published on 2012-09-11 08:08:58
Core values are the critical ideas and codes by which you live your life, both at work and at home. If your core values don't align with your company's, conflicts can occur. Here's how to leverage your core values for job satisfaction.
Published on 2012-09-10 08:52:43
It’s not uncommon to gain weight during the first few months of telecommuting. Here are a few ways you can stay fit while working from home.
Published on 2012-09-07 08:15:15
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Lauren who was successfully hired for a transcription role with a technology services company.
Published on 2012-09-06 08:48:16
According to an article from the Wall Street Journal, the youngest generation in the workforce might be behind the increased rise of flexible work arrangements. Here's what they're demanding.
Published on 2012-09-04 15:19:14
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Published on 2012-09-04 08:50:59
If you're not yet a telecommuter, this infographic gives you a pretty good idea what to expect. And if you're already a telecommuter, see how you measure up to majority of the at-home workforce.
Published on 2012-09-03 08:08:30
This Labor Day, we reflect on the struggles and triumphs of all American workers past and present, who work to provide for their families, make a better life for themselves, uplift their communities, and in doing so, uplift the country as a whole.
Published on 2012-08-31 08:25:08
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Jenaba who found a freelance, telecommuting job as a content writer.
Published on 2012-08-30 08:11:44
If you’re looking for a telecommuting job, one of the ways to show employers that you’re ready to handle all modes of virtual communication is by creating a video resume.
Published on 2012-08-29 08:01:09
For a chance to win a one-month subscription to FlexJobs, tell us - What's your dream job? Leave your answer in the comments of this blog post to enter!
Published on 2012-08-28 08:22:14
We've found that Pinterest is useful for all those little intersections between work and life that we're all trying to balance. Here's a breakfast idea from Pinterest that is sure to brighten your mornings.
Published on 2012-08-27 08:15:34
FlexJobs and Dr. Woody are teaming up to host a 1-hour FREE webinar for job seekers! Learn some new job search tactics, take ahold of your career and your life, and get energized to be successful!
Published on 2012-08-24 08:26:48
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Melissa who found a full-time telecommuting job as a recruiter for Providential Bancorp.
Published on 2012-08-23 11:05:47
FlexJobs releases the interesting results of its recently conducted survey of job seekers looking for flexible work. With over 800 responses, the survey gives insight into job seekers who want flexibility in their careers and their reasons why.
Published on 2012-08-23 08:02:29
FlexJobs members have access to exclusive deals on products and services that promote work-life balance, job search success, and education. Here’s a rundown of some of the Member Savings Deals that help support the Back to School season.
Published on 2012-08-22 08:52:02
With the end of summer now in sight, we want to know if you've taken advantage of the mild weather to work outside this summer. Tell us, and you could win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs!
Published on 2012-08-22 08:09:23
Every week, jobs are posted that surprise even the FlexJobs team -- flexible jobs that we hadn’t necessarily heard of before. This week, we’re taking a look at 10 recently posted, surprising flexible jobs.
Published on 2012-08-21 08:43:27
A summary of our Twitter Chat with Dr. Woody, renowned career expert and author of The YOU Plan, featuring advice for getting out of a job search rut, filling gaps in your resume, finding your passion, and translating your current skills to a new job.
Published on 2012-08-20 08:48:58
Last week, we asked all our readers to ask us a question, and we got some great responses! As promised, we’re answering each of those questions today on our blog.
Published on 2012-08-17 08:13:19
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Lindsay who found a telecommuting job as Project Manager for a small web development agency.
Published on 2012-08-16 08:40:12
Today’s post is written by one of our own FlexJobs Staffers. Jessica Howington is a military spouse currently stationed overseas and she's a telecommuter who works a flexible schedule. Here's why it's so important to her.
Published on 2012-08-15 08:13:10
Today we’re detailing 10 recently posted part-time jobs available in Los Angeles, California. There are all sorts of jobs offering flexibility in Los Angeles, so be sure to check out our full list of Los Angeles, California jobs.
Published on 2012-08-15 08:04:22
Enter this week's contest for a chance to win a one month membership to FlexJobs, the leading site for telecommuting & flexible jobs! Just answer a super simple question to enter.
Published on 2012-08-14 08:56:41
LegalZoom, the easy-to-use, online service for people who want to create their own legal documents, has a great guide to Getting Started as a Freelancer. Here are some of LegalZoom’s tips for getting started with your freelance career.
Published on 2012-08-13 08:16:07
Small businesses can find it hard to keep up with their daily operations and, at the same time, utilize social media like Facebook and blogs to attract and retain customers. Check out these 3 tools to help business owners outsource their social media efforts.
Published on 2012-08-13 08:10:00
Why do employers ask for your credit history as part of a background check? And how can a job seeker handle this delicate situation and still be in the running for a job? Here are some expert tips.
Published on 2012-08-10 08:30:50
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Jolene who found a full-time telecommuting job as a Satellite Recruiter for an executive search and staffing firm.
Published on 2012-08-09 08:09:12
Retiring from the military and transitioning into the private sector workforce can be hard. Here are three tips for retired soldiers looking for government contract work.
Published on 2012-08-08 08:40:31
For this week's contest, we want to hear from you - ask us a question! It can be about anything related to flexible work, job searching, FlexJobs, and working from home. We'll answer all your questions and one lucky person will win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs!
Published on 2012-08-08 08:03:48
The Human Services field is a diverse industry with wide-ranging career opportunities. This week, to highlight the wide range of jobs available, we’re spotlighting ten recently-posted Human Services Jobs.
Published on 2012-08-07 08:19:52
One of the biggest concerns that telecommuters have is getting left behind at work in terms of raises, promotions, and recognition. To counteract that, here are three ways to impress your co-workers on a conference call
Published on 2012-08-06 08:06:58
Are you tired of looking at your same old resume? With this handy, easy-to-use primer, you can add a little flair and creativity to your resume and increase your chances of catching an employer's eye.
Published on 2012-08-03 08:09:24
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Traci who found a full-time telecommuting job as a Reservations Specialist with a global hotel and hospitality company.
Published on 2012-08-02 08:49:22
For the 2012 Summer Olympics, London-area professionals are being urged to work from home due to traffic congestion throughout the city. FlexJobs spoke with one London pro to find out how he's making the switch to telecommuting for the games.
Published on 2012-08-01 08:31:42
What's your favorite book? This is a fairly common job interview question and having a good answer is important. Your answer could win you a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs! Simply leave your answer in the comments on this blog.
Published on 2012-08-01 07:15:23
San Francisco tops the list of U.S. cities with the most telecommuters. We wanted to see what’s available in the San Francisco job market right now, so this week we’re taking a look at 10 recently posted San Francisco telecommuting jobs.
Published on 2012-07-31 08:11:41
FlexJobs is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Working Mother Media as its Official Job Board. Working Mother and FlexJobs have joined forces to provide professional job listings for Working Mother’s audience of over two million working mothers.
Published on 2012-07-31 08:01:01
When job searching, your personal brand needs to be perfect. If you have not yet taken the time to polish your personal brand, review this handful of essential tips to help you outshine your competition.
Published on 2012-07-30 08:34:19
In today's 5 Questions For... series, we learn from Martha-Lee Ellis about being a caregiver for a loved one with an incurable disease and how her flexible job gave her the ability to concentrate on caring for her husband.
Published on 2012-07-27 08:29:55
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Ian who found a freelance, part-time, telecommuting job as an Editor with a large communications company.
Published on 2012-07-26 08:24:06
It's important to be ready for anything a job interviewer might throw at you – what is your biggest weakness, by the way? – but don’t forget to craft plenty of questions to ask a potential employer.
Published on 2012-07-25 08:57:18
To get an idea of what exists in the freelance job market right now, we’re detailing 10 of the best freelance jobs posted this week to FlexJobs.
Published on 2012-07-24 16:26:47
Enter to win a free one-month membership to FlexJobs! In the comments on this blog post, tell us - What kind of flexible job do you want - Telecommute, freelance, flexible schedule, part-time, or some combination?
Published on 2012-07-24 08:41:00
Need health insurance? FlexJobs has negotiated a very unique offer with Net Benefits Plus to provide access to large group health insurance for freelancers and part-time workers. Find out how it works!
Published on 2012-07-23 08:27:53
What types of flexibility exist to help people, including Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, juggle their work and personal lives? Here are 10 flexible work arrangement options.
Published on 2012-07-20 08:10:30
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Mary who found a flexible schedule job as a Health and Wellness Coach in the healthcare industry.
Published on 2012-07-19 08:08:51
You might say that telecommuters are the ultimate multi-taskers. A new survey by Citrix found out what people really do when they’re working from home, and it turns out that we do a lot!
Published on 2012-07-18 12:18:49
Enter to win a free one-month membership to FlexJobs! In the comments on this blog post, tell us - Do you want a flexible job?
Published on 2012-07-18 11:32:54
New York, New York - The Big Apple - NYC - The City that Never Sleeps. Whatever you call New York City, we call it a great place for flexible jobs. Today we’re taking a look at 10 recently posted part-time jobs available in New York City.
Published on 2012-07-17 08:17:44
If you’re searching for a job that allows you to work from home, you might be surprised at the variety of terms used to describe this type of job. Telecommuting, virtual job, telework, remote job, home-based job - are there any differences to these terms?
Published on 2012-07-16 08:18:49
Every Wednesday at 1:30pm ET (12:30pm CT, 11:30am MT, 10:30am PT) we’ll be on Twitter chatting about topics related to flexible jobs. The chats will be quick and informative, 30 minutes long. Learn more about FlexJobs' Twitter Chats.
Published on 2012-07-16 08:16:39
Notice anything new on FlexJobs lately? We’ve added a handy widget to our company profile pages that gives you, the job seeker, an insider’s view into a company. Here's where to find it and how it works.
Published on 2012-07-13 08:38:36
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Shalini who found a part-time telecommuting job as a Quality Assurance Lead in the information technology and consulting industry.
Published on 2012-07-12 08:16:49
Marketing jobs comprise just over three percent of all flexible jobs and today we're learning about five flexible jobs at the forefront of the marketing industry's future.
Published on 2012-07-11 08:26:48
You could win a free one-month membership to FlexJobs! To enter: In the comments section on this blog post, answer this question: How do you de-stress during a job search?
Published on 2012-07-11 08:21:34
When it comes to flexible jobs, consulting is a field that draws a lot of attention. This week, we're taking a look at 10 recently posted Consulting Jobs on FlexJobs.
Published on 2012-07-10 08:34:41
We often get asked the question, "Why do you charge job seekers?" With a subscription, FlexJobs members receive so many valuable benefits that we've created a comparison chart to show exactly what a paying FlexJobs member gets for their money that they won't find at traditional job sites.
Published on 2012-07-09 08:22:41
Millennials, the most recent generation to enter the workforce, are vastly different from previous generations in how they view and perform work.
Published on 2012-07-06 08:45:43
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Kelsey, a professional freelancer who found a telecommuting job as an Account Manager.
Published on 2012-07-05 08:58:07
Whether you’re looking to meet people in your profession, or other job seekers like you, or just trying to learn more about a particular topic, LinkedIn Groups has you covered. Here's our summary of LinkedIn Spokesperson and carer expert Lindsey Pollack's advice for newbies getting started with LinkedIn Groups.
Published on 2012-07-04 08:51:38
Telecommuting and flexible jobs are often spoken of with words like freedom and independence. Freedom from a long commute, independence from office politics, the liberty of setting your own hours, the right to balance your work and personal lives.
Published on 2012-07-04 08:45:20
To celebrate Independence Day in the United States this week, we’re taking a look at 10 of the best full-time U.S. National Jobs posted to FlexJobs in the past few days.
Published on 2012-07-03 08:24:24
For people who like to be up and about, there are definitely flexible job opportunities. Today we’re highlighting five flexible jobs that keep you on your feet.
Published on 2012-07-02 08:25:08
For ideas to make an outdoor office, we turned to Pinterest and were overwhelmed with the options we found. From the basic to the complex, here are six ideas for an outdoor office.
Published on 2012-06-29 08:05:28
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Lenora who found a job as a local business consultant for a daily deals website.
Published on 2012-06-28 08:33:41
A new study finds that working in a coffee shop can heighten your creativity because of the ambient noise - and, we think, maybe all that caffeine.
Published on 2012-06-27 08:00:49
Customer Service Jobs were some of the first types of jobs to be done from home, and it continues to be one of our largest jobs categories according to the Flexible Jobs Index. This week, we’re taking a look at 10 of the most recently-posted Telecommuting Customer Service Jobs on our site.
Published on 2012-06-26 15:00:51
You could win a free one-month membership to FlexJobs! To enter: In the comments section on this blog post, answer this question: Why do you want a flexible job?
Published on 2012-06-26 08:21:03
If you’ve been applying to jobs for a while without receiving any offers, you might be wondering what’s going on. The trick is being able to answer these questions honestly and change your tactics to improve your chances. The following questions are designed as a checklist to help you determine where you’re getting hung-up in your job search.
Published on 2012-06-25 08:23:42
Smartphones and tablets are nice, but for many of us, especially when working remotely, laptops are still our computer of choice for when we need to get serious work done on the go. Unfortunately, traveling with a laptop can be precarious. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to protect both your laptop and the data inside.
Published on 2012-06-22 08:13:09
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we're profiling Sara who was hired in a part-time telecommuting transcription job.
Published on 2012-06-22 07:57:48
For the second year in a row, FlexJobs is celebrating Take Your Dog to Work Day! The day aims to encourage people to not only bring their four-legged friends to work, but also to consider adopting shelter animals, supporting local rescue groups, and patronizing pet-friendly businesses.
Published on 2012-06-21 08:41:16
The new book, Out of Office, gives solid, actionable, and fun advice for anyone interested in becoming a telecommuter - whether for a couple days each week, or full-time. Whether you're considering remote work or you've already been telecommuting for years, this book has great advice for you.
Published on 2012-06-20 08:42:20
Out of our 50-plus job categories, the Medical & Health Jobs category consistently ranks at the top for the most open positions listed according to our Flexible Jobs Index. This week, we’re taking a look at 10 recently-posted Medical & Health Jobs, including telecommute, freelance, part-time, flexible schedule, or any combination of flexibility. So, if you’re looking for a flexible job, consider the Medical & Health Jobs category - you never know what you might find!
Published on 2012-06-19 08:04:30
Welcome to our “5 Questions” series where we get to know someone who is important to FlexJobs through five interesting and fun questions. Today, let’s meet Kelly Kirby. Kelly is the Manager of Job Research at FlexJobs, a.k.a. our Job Wrangler Extraordinaire! Learn how she got started at FlexJobs, where our jobs come from, and what she likes to do when she isn't beating back scams and discovering new, legitimate job postings.
Published on 2012-06-18 08:56:58
Even today, the cover letter can still be a powerful tool for job seekers, a way to build rapport with a prospective employer and put your resume in context. Here are 5 tips on crafting a great cover letter.
Published on 2012-06-15 08:26:33
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we learn about Kelly, a stay-at-home mom who found a telecommuting customer service representative job.
Published on 2012-06-14 08:58:40
It's a given - almost every job interview you attend will feature at least one of these tricky questions. There's only one thing as bad as a no-good response, and that's no response at all. Here's how to respond, and respond well.
Published on 2012-06-13 08:27:00
You’re independent. You don’t like to be tied down. You like to make your own way and set your own rules. You are a freelancer. Whether you’re looking for a full-time freelance career, or you want to freelance part-time, we’re profiling 10 of the best freelance jobs posted to FlexJobs this week.
Published on 2012-06-12 14:45:57
If you could design your perfect work day schedule, what would it look like? That's what we want to know this week - what's your ideal workday schedule? Your answer could win you a free one-month membership to FlexJobs!
Published on 2012-06-12 08:52:41
As a job search website, of course we want to highlight career-related Father's Day gifts. Whether the dad in your life is happily employed, looking for a job, or thinking of a career change, we've got a gift idea for you!
Published on 2012-06-11 08:41:17
Michael “Dr. Woody” Woodard, PhD., encourages job seekers to take a step back and look into what may be holding them back by providing a 5-Step Career Guide to help the unemployed take charge in his new book, The YOU Plan.
Published on 2012-06-08 08:42:00
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we're profiling Hillary who found a part-time freelance job as a telecommuting writer with a flexible schedule. Talk about a flexible job! Here's her story.
Published on 2012-06-07 08:00:58
How many times have you submitted your resume and cover letter into the blackhole that is a giant job application system? Is there any way to beat a big computer system like that? Thankfully, yes! We spoke to a number of human resource professionals and other experts to get their insider tips for how to beat job application systems. Read on!
Published on 2012-06-06 08:12:24
These aren’t your kids’ part-time jobs! At FlexJobs, we specialize in finding legitimate, professional-level part-time jobs for people who want to maintain a connection to their careers without committing to a full-time schedule. Today, we're profiling 10 recently-posted, professional-level part-time jobs.
Published on 2012-06-05 11:41:22
With a flexible job, you'll probably have some say in when you start and end your workday. So, we want to know - when do you work best? Are you a morning person? A night owl? Somewhere in between? Your answer could win you a one-month subscription to FlexJobs with access to over 9,900 pre-screened telecommuting & flexible jobs from 3,300 companies!
Published on 2012-06-05 08:15:53
Do you have a target list of companies you want to work for? Perhaps companies, large or small, which are in your immediate geographic area? Or just companies you’ve heard of which excite you and make you think, “I wish I worked there!”? Have you ever tried job searching this way? Here are four reasons why you should.
Published on 2012-06-04 08:43:32
Two more studies have concluded that a flexible work environment is directly linked to increasing a company’s revenue and profits. So, no matter YOUR reasons for wanting a flexible schedule, here are some stats that demonstrate how such an arrangement will benefit your employer where it matters most - the bottom line.
Published on 2012-06-01 08:23:12
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Niecia who was hired as an Associate Investigator, a full-time telecommuting job, for the leading background screening company in the world.
Published on 2012-05-31 12:04:52
This week, we're making it super simple. Tell us what kind of flexible job you're looking for: telecommute, part-time, flexible schedule, or freelance? Your answer could win you a one-month subscription to FlexJobs with access to over 10,400 pre-screened telecommuting & flexible jobs from 3,500 companies!
Published on 2012-05-31 08:36:21
Are you still chained to your daily commute? How do you start to loosen the shackles? Here are 7 tips, from simple changes you can make right now, to big steps that will let you break free of your commute completely.
Published on 2012-05-30 08:50:29
Telecommuting jobs come in all sorts of forms depending on their location and time requirements. Today we’re looking at a particular subset of the telecommute genre: full-time telecommuting jobs that have no location requirement.
Published on 2012-05-29 08:04:41
Freelancing has a lot of positives, but one of the biggest downsides of freelancing is that every now and then you wind up doing work you don’t get paid for. If you’re a freelancer who’s ever been in this situation, or wants to prepare in advance, follow these steps to have the best chances for getting paid.
Published on 2012-05-25 08:10:45
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from successful job seeker Michael who was hired for a telecommuting job as a Service Delivery Manager for Xerox.
Published on 2012-05-24 08:41:53
A new survey of 60,000 women shows that working moms have less stress and more happiness than stay-at-home moms. At FlexJobs, we work to find jobs that can bridge the gap between working and staying home with children through flexible work opportunities so that your decision to work or stay home as a mom (or dad!) less stressful and more supportive of you and your family.
Published on 2012-05-23 08:55:42
With the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day Weekend, we’re seeing more job that allow people to get outside and be active. Today, we’re profiling 10 recently-posted sports & fitness jobs that offer some kind of flexibility.
Published on 2012-05-22 08:56:23
What was your favorite summer job growing up? Tell us by leaving a comment on this blog post. Your answer could win you a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs for access to over 9,700 pre-screened, professional-level telecommuting and flexible jobs!
Published on 2012-05-21 08:52:05
Last week, news broke that Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson was stepping down after several weeks of increasingly bad press related to his padded resume. From tiny little mischaracterizations of responsibilities to outright lies, resume padding is not a new thing, but it’s definitely a bad thing. Here are four famous professionals who were found to have padded their resumes, and what their mistakes can teach us about job searching.
Published on 2012-05-18 08:35:52
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from successful job seeker Christine who was hired as a part-time, telecommuting Marketing Consultant for a supply & distribution technology company.
Published on 2012-05-17 12:02:53
College graduation is upon us and FlexJobs is ready with entry-level jobs and internships galore! But just what is the best way to land these positions and turn them into staff positions? FlexJobs turned to Nicole Williams, founder of WORKS, a career development company for young professionals, for her tips.
Published on 2012-05-15 08:08:20
The fastest and easiest way to get more job flexibility is to propose a flexible work arrangement at your current job, but you want to make sure your proposal is well-prepared and persuasive. To cinch the deal and get management approval, follow the 3 Ps.
Published on 2012-05-14 08:48:48
Every worker possesses the ability to deliver superior performance on-the-job. It’s up to them to bring their talent to work, but it’s also up to their employers to get out of the way.
Published on 2012-05-11 08:57:12
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Kendra who was hired as a Telecommuting Transcription Editor with a flexible schedule working for a transcription technology company.
Published on 2012-05-10 08:10:44
More people are accessing information from their smartphones than ever and most flexible workers understand the importance of a smartphone for their business. In this article we are going to look at ways to freelancers can improve their client list using mobile.
Published on 2012-05-09 08:43:10
You might be surprised at some of the unusual telecommuting jobs we post every week at FlexJobs. Today, we’re highlight 10 of the most surprising telecommuting jobs posted this week.
Published on 2012-05-08 14:42:44
This week, we want to know what sorts of questions you ask at job interviews. When the employer says, "So, do you have any questions for us?" - what do you ask? Your answer could win you a one-month subscription to FlexJobs with access to over 9,700 pre-screened telecommuting & flexible jobs from 3,336 companies!
Published on 2012-05-08 08:36:46
This May, 1.7 million college students will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree and the majority of them will enter the job market (or already have, we hope!). Who should they listen to for career advice? Here are 7 job search tips for the Class of 2012 from college career advisors and professional career counselors.
Published on 2012-05-07 08:30:47
Today, we’re spotlighting our Member Savings partner, Tory Johnson’s Spark & Hustle. For those of you who are entrepreneurial, either with a current freelance business or maybe considering starting a small business of your own, Spark & Hustle is an amazing opportunity not to be missed!
Published on 2012-05-04 08:04:01
Every Friday, we highlight a quick, inspiring job search success story from one of our job seeking members. This week we hear from Denise who found a telecommuting job as a Content Representative for a travel website.
Published on 2012-05-03 08:37:26
If your hiring efforts are attracting all the wrong candidates, try out some of these tips to make your descriptions stand out amid the crowd of boring, run-of-the-mill job ads.
Published on 2012-05-02 08:50:38
Welcome to May! When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Your answer to this question could win you a free subscription to FlexJobs, with access to over 10,00 flexible jobs from over 3,400 companies!
Published on 2012-05-02 08:11:34
Part-time jobs offer recent graduates a way to test out two or more different jobs simultaneously, giving them a better idea of what they’d like to do for a career while they wait for the job market to improve, and gaining work experience at the same time. We’re profiling 10 recently posted part-time entry-level jobs.
Published on 2012-05-01 08:31:48
Hiring remote workers and freelancers has some great benefits but it has some drawbacks too. The best freelancers understand the drawbacks and do their best to allay clients' fears. Here are five ways freelancers stay on a client's good side and get their invoices paid each week.
Published on 2012-04-30 08:45:01
We compared DiversityInc's 2012 Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities to see how many of those companies are also flexible workplaces. See which companies are committed to BOTH recruiting professionals with disabilities AND workplace flexibility.
Published on 2012-04-27 08:46:35
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Cheryl who was hired as a Home Customer Care Representative for a global financial and travel company.
Published on 2012-04-26 08:07:01
The professional world is chock-a-block with catchy metaphors for career growth and development. Thanks to a comic by Grant Snider, we have a great visual of the different paths to success. Which most closely resembles your career path?
Published on 2012-04-25 09:36:44
Lately, the news is riddled with stories of large companies who are ditching cubicle-based office structures for open offices, which feature unassigned desks, open workspaces, smaller meeting rooms, and more communal work styles. This week, we want to know: What type of office you prefer to work in?
Published on 2012-04-25 08:22:54
This week, we bring to you our fourth and final installment of the Best Green Jobs series, which we’re presenting all month long to mark Earth Month and Earth Day (April 22). Here are 10 recently posted jobs from the Environmental & Green Jobs category.
Published on 2012-04-24 08:19:10
We asked and you answered! Check out 11 of the best job interview tips given to us by our job seeking readers. These are sure to get you prepared, confident, and ready to ace the interview!
Published on 2012-04-23 08:55:51
Today we're spotlighting our Member Savings Partner, Audible - the Internet’s leading provider of digital audiobooks and more. FlexJobs members receive a free audio book with their 30 day trial!
Published on 2012-04-20 06:00:47
In honor of Earth Day, FlexJobs will donate one tree for every FlexJobs subscription purchased on April 20, 21, and 22 AND we're offering up to 67% off the regular subscription price on April 20, 21, and 22.
Published on 2012-04-19 08:56:13
For Earth Day, we compared the greenest companies in the U.S. to our FlexJobs Guide to the Best Companies for Flexibility. It turns out, going green and being flexible really do go hand in hand, as we’ve said so many times before. Here are 25 companies that ranked highest on the greenest companies list AND are also among the best companies for flexible jobs and work arrangements.
Published on 2012-04-18 08:35:05
This week's contest is simple - just tell us what kind of flexible job you're searching for. Telecommuting? Part-time? Freelance? Flexible schedule? Your answer could win you a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs with access to over 9,600 flexible jobs from over 3,400 companies!
Published on 2012-04-18 08:07:23
If you’re looking for work AND looking to go green, why not combine your efforts and find a green job? We're profiling ten of the most recently posted environmental and green jobs this week.
Published on 2012-04-17 08:22:59
Tax day is here and if you freelance there is a high likelihood that your taxes are still waiting in the “To Do” pile. Here are four tips for doing your taxes at the very last minute.
Published on 2012-04-16 08:23:37
How is it possible that with so many people out of work, employers still have a hard time finding people to fill their open jobs? And what can job seekers do to make sure that they are noticed by employers? Here are four tips.
Published on 2012-04-13 08:03:15
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Victoria who was hired as an Ads Quality Rater for a well-known computer and Internet company.
Published on 2012-04-12 08:32:54
Whether out of ignorance or willful disregard for the law, interviewers can sometimes ask interview questions of job candidates that are not, strictly speaking, legal. As a job seeker, it’s important to know these types of questions ahead of time, and be prepared with a plan for dealing with them in the moment.
Published on 2012-04-11 08:45:41
Today we’re offering our second installment of the Best Green Jobs, a month-long series marking Earth Month and Earth Day (April 22). Are green jobs for everyone? Yes! You don’t need a degree in environmental science or experience building windmills to qualify! Green jobs are available for almost any professional or interest.
Published on 2012-04-10 16:26:31
Tell us if and how you use social media in your job search and you could win a free month of job searching on FlexJobs, giving you access to over 9,000 jobs from over 3,400 companies! Leave your response in the comments on this blog for a chance to win - it's easy and only takes a minute!
Published on 2012-04-10 08:54:54
When you live in a world where your office and home are one in the same, and the kitchen is just a few feet away, it can be quite a challenge to ensure you’re always making healthy choices. Here are Nutrisystem's 5 tips for telecommuters who want to battle overeating while working at home.
Published on 2012-04-09 08:28:53
The March 2012 Flexible Jobs Index shows a 90 percent increase in entry-level jobs posted to FlexJobs - GREAT news for recent college graduates and anyone looking to branch out in a new career!
Published on 2012-04-06 08:25:31
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity. This week, we hear from Holly who was hired as a Communications Manager for a nonprofit healthcare organization.
Published on 2012-04-05 08:33:14
A new study finds 30 percent of the independent workforce are Baby Boomers, and this generation is much more likely to be successful and happy with freelancing than younger professionals.
Published on 2012-04-04 08:47:14
April is Earth Month (Earth Day is April 22), and it’s a great time to take a look at our daily lives and consider the ways in which we can change our habits to be more green. If you’re in the market for a part-time job, consider finding a green job to not only green your wallet, but to green your daily life.
Published on 2012-04-03 09:43:17
Have you ever noticed the lengthy rituals that some professional baseball players go through when they're up to bat? This week, we want to know what YOU do every time you're up to bat - at a job interview, that is. What do you do to prepare for a job interview? Your answer could win you a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs!
Published on 2012-04-03 08:04:55
If you’re one of the vast number of folks who loves to add a little drama to tax season by waiting until the last minute to file your returns, this post is for you! Here are some additional, helpful tidbits of tax info for freelancers and people who work from home.
Published on 2012-04-02 08:56:19
This is the last in a four-part series of career advice and tips from experts who help older professionals with their job search. Today, our panel of experts discusses their best tips for creating and updating your professional image.
Published on 2012-03-30 08:08:37
Every Friday, we highlight a quick, inspiring job search success story from one of our job seeking members. This week we hear from Joy who found two jobs: one as a part-time telecommuting technical advisor, and the other as a freelance personal historian.
Published on 2012-03-29 08:19:19
One of the best things about embracing a flexible mentality is that it makes it possible to effectively manage work while taking care of a baby and/or children at home. There is nothing more rewarding or more important. Here are five tips to help smooth out the process and keep both the baby and your wallet happy.
Published on 2012-03-28 08:11:58
Getting outside for some fresh air every day is a good way to maintain a healthy, well-balanced life and to regain some work-life balance. So we want to know - how do you enjoy the outdoors during your workday?
Published on 2012-03-27 08:02:00
Career expert Tory Johnson helps unemployed husband and father John deal with unemployment frustrations, remake his entire job search strategy, and get into tip-top employment shape.
Published on 2012-03-26 08:24:03
This is the third in a four-part series of career advice and tips from experts who help older professionals with their job search. Today we’re discussing technology tips and techniques for older workers - ways that you can brush up your tech skills and incorporate them into your jobs search.
Published on 2012-03-23 08:57:23
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity and we love to share their success with our readers. This week, we bring you a job seeker who found a part-time telecommuting job as an administrative assistant.
Published on 2012-03-22 08:26:54
Video conference job interviews are becoming common practice for first round interviews. Here are some helpful tips to ace your upcoming video job interviews.
Published on 2012-03-21 08:11:16
A new infographic shows the ways sedentary work is harming the health and wellness of the average American worker, and 4 specific ways we can improve our health while working sedentary jobs.
Published on 2012-03-20 08:01:33
Entering the workforce during such a bleak time can have lasting effects on earning power throughout lifetimes. But there are several ways members of Generation Y, or the Millennial Generation, can start their careers, successfully, on their own terms.
Published on 2012-03-19 08:46:50
Today we’re looking at five recommended job search strategies and tactics from experts who help older professionals with their job search.
Published on 2012-03-16 08:01:09
Every Friday, we highlight a quick, inspiring job search success story from one of our job seeking members. This week we hear from Monica who found a freelance telecommuting job as a language interpreter.
Published on 2012-03-15 07:27:29
Some employers and colleges are now insisting applicants give them access to their Facebook profiles as part of the screening process. If you’re a job seeker, what would you do in this situation?
Published on 2012-03-14 08:02:31
To help our blog readers prepare for stressful job interview questions, we'd like to know the strangest interview question you've ever been asked. Your answer could win you a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs, with access to over 8,400 flexible jobs from over 3,300 companies!
Published on 2012-03-13 07:15:56
FlexJobs has created an infographic to answer the question, “Where are the flexible jobs?” The visual highlights industries with flexible job growth, the saturation of jobs by state, who’s hiring, and which people are working flexibly.
Published on 2012-03-12 08:22:08
This is the first in a four-part series of career advice and tips from experts who help older professionals with their job search. Today, our panel of experts discusses their best tips for crafting your resumes and cover letters.
Published on 2012-03-09 07:21:54
Each week, we hear from FlexJobs members who have been successfully hired for a flexible job opportunity and we love to share their success with our readers. This week, we bring you a job seeker who found a telecommuting job in business-to-business development.
Published on 2012-03-08 07:18:31
Creating an online professional portfolio for your job search sounds difficult, but it's much easier than you'd expect. Professionals from almost any industry could benefit from having an online portfolio. Use an online portfolio to show off your resume with a little more pizazz than a piece of paper or a PDF allows.
Published on 2012-03-07 07:32:30
Today, we’re making things simple by profiling ten telecommuting jobs where your location absolutely doesn’t matter.
Published on 2012-03-06 07:42:40
Out-dated skills can push employers to look for other candidates with more current skills. Make sure you’ve got the proper skill-set for the every-changing workplace by testing out your skills and gaining new ones
Published on 2012-03-05 07:43:29
Last week, we conducted a Facebook interview with Gabrielle Reece, beach volleyball superstar and healthy lifestyle advocate, to get her ideas on work-life balance, flexible schedules, and finding time for all life's passions.
Published on 2012-03-02 07:00:57
Every Friday, we highlight a quick, inspiring job search success story from one of our job seeking members. This week we hear from Sara who found a flexible schedule as a Personal Historian.
Published on 2012-03-01 07:32:43
Five great reasons to join the second annual National Telework Week and pledge to temporarily trade in the daily commute and test out the benefits of working from home.
Published on 2012-02-29 09:25:43
To enter this week's contest, tell us - What's your favorite workday lunch? You could win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs, with access to 8,500+ telecommute and flexible job postings from over 3,300+ companies! Current FlexJobs members and non-members are welcome to enter!
Published on 2012-02-29 07:08:31
While FlexJobs specializes in finding and listing professional-level jobs that have some educational and/or experience requirements, we also see telecommuting and flexible jobs that don't require advanced degrees or years of experience. Today, we’re profiling 10 jobs listed now on FlexJobs that have minimal educational and experiential requirements.
Published on 2012-02-28 07:01:19
FlexJobs’ CEO Sara Sutton Fell had a chance to talk with Barry about his advice for making telecommuting (from home or anywhere!) a success, convincing the boss to say yes, finding balance, and more.
Published on 2012-02-27 06:00:37
At FlexJobs, we find some interesting occupations. In honor of those memorable, fun, nontraditional jobs, we’re working with IWearYourShirt to give away three 3-month subscriptions to FlexJobs.
Published on 2012-02-24 10:00:02
Every Friday, we highlight a quick, inspiring job search success story from one of our job seeking members.
Published on 2012-02-23 07:35:26
Starting your professional networking on LinkedIn can be overwhelming, so we've provided six tips for using LinkedIn for your job search.
Published on 2012-02-22 08:24:15
To enter this week's contest, tell us - what is your morning commute like? You could win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs, with access to 8,500+ telecommute and flexible job postings from over 3,300+ companies! Current FlexJobs members and non-members are welcome to enter!
Published on 2012-02-21 15:17:37
Today we're answering a question that we receive a lot from our members: Why Do Some Telecommuting Jobs Have a Location Required? Find out why some employers require that even their telecommuting employees live in a specific location.
Published on 2012-02-21 07:55:36
If you’ve been out of employment for a period of time, there are several specific dos and don’ts for re-entering the workforce. We spoke with three collegiate career counselors who work with unemployed professionals to get their advice for re-entering the workforce after a break.
Published on 2012-02-20 07:05:17
Whether you're currently working from a home office, or want to become a telecommuter, this is a pretty interesting video about the future of home offices.
Published on 2012-02-17 07:00:40
Today, we're spotlighting our members savings partner, Liftopia. For the skiers and snowboarders among us, Liftopia is a great site to know about so that you can purchase lift tickets in advance and save!
Published on 2012-02-16 07:36:09
An interesting infographic dedicated to the types of jobs that make people happy emotionally, financially, and professionally. No surprise to us are the five jobs listed that involve little to no commuting - the telecommuting jobs.
Published on 2012-02-15 07:55:29
Whether you're a telecommuter or work from an office building, most people have some space in their homes for office-type activities. What we want to know in this week's contest is, what is your home office space like?
Published on 2012-02-15 07:44:26
Accounting and finance professionals see a boom in seasonal jobs this time of year, and are needed year-round as well. Today, we’re profiling 10 recently posted jobs in the category of Accounting & Finance.
Published on 2012-02-14 07:40:21
Because job seekers are our “main squeeze,” if you will, we are 100 percent committed to their satisfaction and we’re happy to know that they love us right back. Here are 10 reasons that our job seekers love FlexJobs.
Published on 2012-02-13 07:06:04
To ensure that your job application makes it into the hands of a hiring manager, and then wows them enough to bring you in for a job interview, follow these three tips.
Published on 2012-02-10 07:03:53
One of the perks that telecommuters enjoy is the ability to be close to their pets every day. Last week, FlexJobs Job Researcher and Writer Adrian Reynolds posted this adorable picture to the FlexJobs internal message board and we just couldn't resist sharing it with our readers!
Published on 2012-02-09 07:34:32
Setting your price as a freelancer takes a lot of forethought. After all, you should consider in what way you wish to be paid - by the hour or by the project or service? And what do other freelancers in your field charge? What is the average range for your services, given your location, experience, and market? Here are some tips for freelancers trying to decide how to set their prices and what to charge clients.
Published on 2012-02-08 07:35:32
For this week's contest, we want to know what kind of flexible job you want - is it full-time, part-time, telecommute, freelance, flexible schedule, or some kind of combination? Leave your answer in this blog post's comments and you could win a free one-month subscription to FlexJobs!
Published on 2012-02-08 07:25:43
Today, we’re taking a look at 10 recently-posted jobs from the FlexJobs database, all of which have something to do with love and Valentine’s Day. Greeting cards, chocolate, hearts, and jewelry, we’ve got it all - in job form.
Published on 2011-07-05 09:01:28
If you find yourself working from your home office or striking out as an independent freelancer, here are five fantastic tips on getting your people fix.
Published on 2011-07-01 08:12:19
FlexJobs is committed to work-life balance, and this Fourth of July weekend we are celebrating the brand new Member Savings section of our website that provides our job seeking members with awesome discounts on services and businesses who promote wor
Published on 2011-06-30 08:51:07
FlexJobs got the chance to speak with star Dr. Brent Ridge, a former VP of Martha Stewart Healthy Living, on life in the flexible work lane.
Published on 2011-06-29 09:27:36
Can you believe the Fourth of July is this weekend? In honor of our nation’s Independence Day, we’re celebrating at FlexJobs by highlighting the freedom that comes with freelance jobs. Here are 10 exciting freelance jobs posted within the last we
Published on 2011-06-28 08:26:40
Preparation is one of the most important parts of the hunt for a new job. FlexJobs spoke with Cheryl Palmer, a certified career coach and President of Call to Career, a career coaching and resume writing firm. Cheryl has been featured on CNN and Mark
Published on 2011-06-27 08:41:25
Remember the days when we’d hear about all the cool perks that Silicon Valley tech employees got? Google’s free gourmet lunches and ping pong tables seemed pretty amazing. But now, a big trend is leading employers to to figure out low-cost and no
Published on 2011-06-24 08:49:17
Today is Take Your Dog to Work Day and the staff at FlexJobs is more than eager to celebrate. Having our dogs (and pets in general) at work with us today is just a typical day at FlexJobs because we all work from our home offices throughout the world
Published on 2011-06-23 09:15:26
Our moms were right - we should always mind our manners, and this includes in the professional realm and during job searches. But mom, we’re busy and we don’t have a lot of time, is it really that important to pay attention to manners? Yes, dears
Published on 2011-06-22 09:19:19
As we’ve talked about before, consulting jobs can be a great alternative for professionals looking for flexible work arrangements. Check out our previous post which describes what consulting jobs entail, in case you’re a bit fuzzy on this job cat
Published on 2011-06-21 09:43:27
The rising oil and gas prices we’ve experienced this spring aren’t just hurting the average person. According to USA Today, “four out of five chief financial offices of U.S. companies say high oil prices are hurting their firms” and this pain
Published on 2011-06-20 09:11:27
If you’re a remote worker/teleworker/telecommuter, have you ever looked around your neighborhood during the day and wondered who else might be working from a home office like you? Microsoft recently conducted a survey of over 4,500 information work
Published on 2011-06-17 09:23:52
People looking for a new job, no matter their current circumstance, are often held back by the same thing: fear. Fearlessness, on the other hand, seems to be a much sought after attribute for employees to engender. How can we live fearlessly, and app
Published on 2011-06-16 09:22:07
Every few months, we like to remind job seekers how to spot job search-related scams. Especially when searching for jobs that allow you to work at home or provide other forms of flexibility, job search scams abound.
Published on 2011-06-15 09:23:28
Those of us who searched for full-time telecommuting jobs before discovering FlexJobs understand how frustrating it can be to wade through the scams and to-good-to-be-true offers before finding a real, legitimate full-time opportunity to work out of
Published on 2011-06-14 09:16:42
Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19th. If the dad in your life is looking for a job, or is working in a job that he doesn’t like, consider giving him a Gift Certificate to FlexJobs.
Published on 2011-06-13 09:11:07
The art and science of job searching has changed a lot over the last ten years. We’ve gone from paper resumes and newspaper job ads to e-mailed applications and online job boards. But the biggest new addition to the job search process is definitely
Published on 2011-06-10 09:00:09
Let’s rework the sage sales advice given to us by Alec Baldwin’s character Blake in the film Glengarry Glen Ross, “A-B-C. Always be closing.” For every professional, this mantra can be adapted to be, “Always be job searching.” We don’t
Published on 2011-06-09 09:54:21
Even for the most experienced managers, managing a remote workforce of telecommuters presents unique challenges that some traditional management techniques just don’t cover. An article at WebWorkerDaily called “6 Things Great Remote Managers Do D
Published on 2011-06-08 08:55:08
If you’ve got a flexible schedule at work, nothing beats being able to go to the pool or the beach in the middle of a weekday afternoon in summertime. It almost feels like you’re getting away with something sneaky. Those of us yearning to have mo
Published on 2011-06-07 09:47:34
If you’re looking for a job that actually supports your efforts at work-life balance rather than thwarting them, read on! U.S. News & World Reporter recently released its list of Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance and we love this survey becaus
Published on 2011-06-07 09:47:27
If you’re looking for a job that actually supports your efforts at work-life balance rather than thwarting them, read on! U.S. News & World Reporter recently reviewed Glassdoor's list of Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance, and we love this sur
Published on 2011-06-06 09:37:08
So often work-life balance and flexibility issues are framed as women’s issues. Specifically, working mothers’ or soon-to-be-working mothers’ issues, but just last week we reminded folks that it’s simply not the case. The point is this: workp
Published on 2011-06-03 09:07:14
How cool is this?! The electronics retailer Best Buy recently took part in a research study for a journal called Social Problems which tested a super-flexible work environment to see if it was better or worse for employees and the company and the res
Published on 2011-06-02 09:52:24
For people who aren’t comfortable with lots of personal interaction, or who just enjoy working independently more than they enjoy working with people, telecommuting jobs can provide an ideal work environment.
Published on 2011-06-02 09:52:05
For people who aren’t comfortable with lots of personal interaction, or who just enjoy working independently more than they enjoy working with people, telecommuting jobs can provide an ideal work environment.
Published on 2011-06-01 09:33:29
As summer quickly approaches, so too does the barrage of summer blockbuster movie advertising. It seems hundreds of movies will come out this summer, all offering an entertaining break from fun in the sun. For movie and entertainment industry fans an
Published on 2011-05-31 09:48:03
We received a note from one of our members recently that reminded us of a very important fact: Flexible work isn’t just a great thing for working parents or people who want to enjoy their lives more. Flexible jobs are a critically important source
Published on 2011-05-30 12:40:11
Asking for a raise can rattle even the steeliest of nerves, but as I learned from a wise source, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get.” Every professional will need or want to approach their manager about a raise at some point in their career, so
Published on 2011-05-27 16:10:13
Most professionals at one time or another have found themselves starting to think about quitting a job. How can you tell if it’s time to find a new job, rather than stick it out? Here are five big signs.
Published on 2011-05-26 09:59:47
A very interested work-life balance initiative has started in Quebec, and we love it. The government of this Canadian province launched a program this year which gives employers a government “seal of approval” if they meet a set of work-life bala
Published on 2011-05-25 09:54:16
As the weather gets nicer and the days get longer, we want to spend more time outside, but lots of traditional office jobs just plain get in the way of our outdoor adventures. With Memorial Day picnics and activities coming up, we asked ourselves thi
Published on 2011-05-24 09:49:50
We have a lot of part-time jobs at FlexJobs. And one of the things we love about them is that they are professional-level part-time jobs -- so professionals with experience and education can find part-time jobs that allow them to pursue their careers
Published on 2011-05-23 09:46:50
Two words: Commuting stinks! At least, that’s what 5 million Americans think, according to a recent survey by The Workforce Institute and Kronos That’s right - 5 million Americans have called out sick to work because they were tired of commuting.
Published on 2011-05-20 09:13:41
A little while ago, we gave you the ins and outs of the consulting business in a blog post called What is a Consultant Job?. Now we're going to give you some tips on how to get a consulting career started.
Published on 2011-05-19 09:30:09
At FlexJobs, we are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with FlexPaths that will leverage our flexible job listing service and FlexPaths’ web-based flexible work software solutions. Here's the scoop, and what it means for both employers an
Published on 2011-05-18 09:28:31
May brings lots of fun things: flowers, longer days, and for college students, summer break or college graduation. For all you college students and graduates out there, this week we’re focusing on 10 fantastic entry level part-time jobs and interns
Published on 2011-05-17 09:07:18
Since a ton of our listings are telecommuting jobs, phone interviews are the norm for our job seekers. But that doesn’t make them any less stressful, that’s for sure! Here are some of the best tips on prepping yourself for a phone interview, alon
Published on 2011-05-16 09:34:29
It’s a tried and true piece of advice from career counselors everywhere: Network, network, network. Depending on who you ask, 70 to 80 percent of jobs are found through networking. And part of networking is the act of asking for recommendations to
Published on 2011-05-16 09:34:10
It’s a tried and true piece of advice from career counselors everywhere: Network, network, network. Depending on who you ask, 70 to 80 percent of jobs are found through networking. And part of networking is the act of asking for recommendations to
Published on 2011-05-13 09:19:59
If you know a college student graduating this spring, give them a useful, unique gift that can help them jump into their career. Gift certificates for college graduates are now available on FlexJobs.com, offering packages of one month, three months o
Published on 2011-05-12 09:24:02
Happy Nurses Day! We think this is the perfect time to shed a little light on an often surprising telecommuting job category: Telecommuting nursing jobs. Yes, you read that right. Under our Medical & Health Jobs category, you’ll find three subcateg
Published on 2011-05-11 09:11:48
FlexJobs was recently featured on Denver, Colorado’s NBC 9News in a story, “Boulder-based website keeps finding people jobs," which was actually a follow-up to a story they'd done back in February and gotten a fantastic response from (as did we!)
Published on 2011-05-10 07:58:55
Working mothers want flexible work arrangements. That’s one of the findings of a recent study by SFN Group, Inc. According to the study, two-thirds of working mothers agree that “achieving work/life balance is most important to achieving career
Published on 2011-05-09 07:30:39
For all the positive aspects of telecommuting -- the environmental benefits, the work-life balance, the cost savings from gas and work-related expenses -- there are also parts of telecommuting that can drive people crazy.
Published on 2011-05-06 10:38:34
We love hearing real stories from real people whose flexible work arrangements are making their lives easier, and apparently so does CNNMoney.com. A recent article called “Flexible jobs = happy worker bees?” highlighted the benefits that flexible
Published on 2011-05-05 09:56:29
If you’re a professional who is actively looking for a telecommuting job, or you’re trying to convince your current employer to go for it, you should know that many managers have reservations about telecommuting. What are they worried about?
Published on 2011-05-04 10:38:39
Did you know that National Teacher’s Day is this week? FlexJobs thanks everyone dedicated to the field of education, from nursery school and early childhood education all the way up to the university level, and everywhere in between. Your work is m
Published on 2011-05-03 10:35:33
The answer, according to over one-third of information technology professionals, is YES! In a recent article titled, “Want to attract top tech talent? Offer telecommuting” from CNNMoney.com, a survey of info tech professionals shows that they pre
Published on 2011-05-02 10:22:06
Over the last few years, many people have decided to change careers, whether by choice or by necessity. Changing careers is an exciting and at times nerve-racking proposition. Here are some tips to help you and your fellow career changers make the mo
Published on 2011-04-29 09:53:44
Hello soon-to-be college graduates! First, congratulations on your hard work and success over the last several years. Earning a college degree is a huge feat, and one that you should take some time to celebrate. And while you’re celebrating, rememb
Published on 2011-04-27 09:23:25
Happy Administrative Professionals Day! As a former administrative assistant myself, I can tell you from experience that administrative jobs can be incredibly rewarding and fun. Not to mention, they are available in a huge range of professional areas
Published on 2011-04-25 09:30:17
Job searches can be frustrating. We know, we’ve conducted them ourselves many times before. And one question that EVERY job seeker has asked themselves at one point is, “Why am I not getting hired?” It’s terribly unnerving when you don’t kn
Published on 2011-04-22 10:16:48
Happy Earth Day 2011! All month, FlexJobs has been going green, both on our blog and in our business practices. Today, we want to encourage FlexJobs members, employers, and readers to do the same.
Published on 2011-04-21 08:57:50
In your professional life, you might think that the only way to "work green" is to get a job with a solar power company or a conservation group, but the truth is that millions of people can turn their current jobs into green jobs through flexible wor
Published on 2011-04-20 11:08:06
Welcome to week number three of our weekly green jobs rundown in honor of Earth Month 2011! Earth Day is this Friday, April 22 so this week we are profiling ten of the newest green jobs posted on FlexJobs in the last few days. These jobs can be full
Published on 2011-04-18 11:20:47
The countdown to Earth Day is winding down and all week we’re going to be blogging about green jobs and green ways to work. Today, we’ll focus on how to find green jobs.
Published on 2011-04-15 10:51:24
Workplace negativity: It can happen in any work environment. Whether you’re in a traditional office or telecommuting, or work a full-or-part-time job, or even if you freelance, you’re going to face this obstacle at some point. Here are a few exce
Published on 2011-04-13 16:34:20
Welcome to week number two of our weekly green jobs rundown in honor of Earth Month 2011! This week, we are taking a look at ten exciting green jobs posted in the last few days. These jobs can be full or part-time jobs, telecommuting jobs, freelance
Published on 2011-04-11 16:12:14
If you’ve worked in a traditional office, you’ve experienced this before: One day, a coworker innocently leaves work early because they’ve fallen sick with a cold or flu, and in the week that follows you and your coworkers drop like dominoes wi
Published on 2011-04-08 11:03:00
If you’re going to be in the Atlanta, Georgia area on Thursday, April 14th, good news! FlexJobs is proud to be a participating exhibitor in the Women For Hire Atlanta Career Expo, taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria.
Published on 2011-04-07 11:50:07
If you’re one of the 24.2 million U.S. households with a home office specifically set up for corporate after-hours work, then you are indeed bringing your work home with you, whether willingly or not, according to research firm IDC.
Published on 2011-04-06 10:09:54
In honor of Earth Month 2011, FlexJobs is devoting its weekly “Best Jobs” rundown to green jobs! This week, we're profiling ten exciting green jobs posted in the last few days. These jobs include both full or part-time jobs, telecommuting jobs, f
Published on 2011-04-04 13:27:43
As a freelance professional looking for telecommuting work, one of the most common problems you’ll run into is trying to figure out whether a job is location-specific or telecommute-friendly. Here are my best tips for common scenarios surrounding t
Published on 2011-04-01 10:23:18
Spring arrived last week, and if you’re a job seeker, your spring cleaning assignment should be your job search. Forget dusting and scrubbing your house, when you are searching for a job, your biggest priority is that search. We especially love job
Published on 2011-03-31 16:46:32
With Earth Day being celebrated this month and heightened awareness of rising gas prices, the importance of green jobs looms large. FlexJobs is proud to offer one solution: telecommuting and flexible jobs. Telecommuting jobs have enormous environmen
Published on 2011-03-30 12:29:56
April Fool’s Day is almost here, and this week we’re having some fun by showcasing ten “fun” jobs posted within the past few days on FlexJobs. Here’s the catch: Each of these ten jobs contains the word “fun” somewhere in the job descrip
Published on 2011-03-28 13:13:23
The Journal of Health and Social Behavior released a new study which found that “women who were contacted frequently by work while away from the office reported feeling higher levels of psychological distress than men who were frequently contacted.
Published on 2011-03-25 14:47:56
When you land a telecommuting or teleworking job (or any job, for that matter), your first reaction is probably excitement and happiness. But for new telecommuters, showing up to work on the first day can be a tad... awkward. Here are a few solid ti
Published on 2011-03-24 10:53:50
This week, U.S. News & World Report posted a great article on “Back to School: Money Tips for Adults” and FlexJobs was listed as a recommended resource for adults who are heading back to college and are interested in finding jobs with flexible wo
Published on 2011-03-23 10:57:55
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten great freelance jobs that were posted in the last few days. Freelance jobs are available in pretty much every job category and can be full-time, p
Published on 2011-03-22 12:45:15
It’s good news all around -- 85 percent of companies in the United States now offer employees flexible working arrangements according to a workplace flexiblity survey conducted by Regus, the world's largest provider of workplace solutions.
Published on 2011-03-21 11:45:03
One of the benefits of telecommuting, if done the right way, is that it allows people to work in a more environmentally-friendly way. And with 2011’s Earth Day only one month away, we’re happy to feature a guest post from Alice P. Stapleton, a Wr
Published on 2011-03-18 11:56:50
If you’re searching for a job, be prepared: Today’s job search can be drastically different than a job search conducted just five or 10 years ago. While the general foundations are the same (resumes, cover letters, networking, interviews), the me
Published on 2011-03-16 11:01:22
It’s time for the weekly "Best Jobs" rundown on FlexJobs! Today, we’re profiling 10 excellent full-time telecommuting jobs that were posted in the last few days. Full-time telecommuting jobs typically offer 35 or more hours per week AND offer tel
Published on 2011-03-11 11:24:13
As a telecommuter, it’s nice to image all the places you can work from because of your portable job -- and usually my daydreams focus on warm places with palm trees and pristine, sandy beaches. But where do most telecommuters actually work from? Th
Published on 2011-03-09 10:54:46
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! Today, we’re profiling recently posted jobs in the Entry-Level Jobs category. Entry-level jobs apply to a variety of industries and organizations, and generally require zero to three y
Published on 2011-03-08 10:55:03
Scammers beware: the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced a crackdown on work-at-home scams in a law enforcement initiative they're calling "Operation Empty Promises." Here are some of the details of this o
Published on 2011-03-07 11:07:35
We sometimes get asked if teleworking and telecommuting mean the same thing. Many people, including us here at FlexJobs, usually use the words telecommute and telework interchangeably. Teleworking is, however, a broader term than telecommuting. That
Published on 2011-03-04 13:31:52
Telecommuting has been all the rage this winter, what with large snow and ice storms sweeping across the U.S., other crazy weather reported throughout the world, and not to mention gas prices going up and up. If you’re interested in becoming a tel
Published on 2011-03-02 11:45:59
Could telecommuting help to solve some of the United States’ most overwhelming environmental issues? According to GreenBiz.com’s article, “How Telecommuting Lets Workers Mobilize for Sustainability,” the answer is a big ol’ yes!
Published on 2011-02-28 13:35:53
In honor of the incomparable Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd, we thought we’d examine how his book, Oh! The Places You’ll Go! fits perfectly with the benefits of flexible work arrangements. After all, telecommuting and flexible work is all ab
Published on 2011-02-25 12:52:07
In case you haven’t found us yet, FlexJobs is on Facebook! It’s a great place to interact with us. One of the things we do on Facebook is answer fan questions related to FlexJobs in particular and job searching in general. Here's a recent questio
Published on 2011-02-24 13:55:15
In the telecommuting and flexible schedule job arena, it's estimated that 98% of job listings are scams. Our staff are dedicated to weeding out scam job postings and giving our members only pre-screened and legitimate job postings, but if you’re se
Published on 2011-02-23 09:22:45
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten recently posted consulting jobs posted the past few days. Consulting jobs posted on FlexJobs will all include one or more types of job flexibility
Published on 2011-02-21 11:48:27
As a company which promotes the benefits of telecommuting and other flexible job arrangements, you’d think we’d only extol on the positive aspects of work from home opportunities (especially considering that we are a company of telecommuters!).
Published on 2011-02-18 11:21:32
One of the most-searched job terms is “consultant,” but for those of us who are unsure, what does that actually mean? Consultant jobs come in all shapes, sizes, and varieties, and we’ve created this general guide to help you assess your interes
Published on 2011-02-16 11:29:48
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten great jobs for people in San Francisco Bay Area, California jobs posted the past few days.
Published on 2011-02-15 13:57:53
One of the hot topics in telecommuting and flexible jobs is coworking. This week, we’re happy to feature a guest post on the topic of coworking from Carsten Foertsch, the founder of Deskwanted.com, a place for telecommuting and flexible workers to
Published on 2011-02-14 13:32:14
This Valentine’s Day, FlexJobs is really feeling the love! We’re thrilled to announce that FlexJobs has been voted by recruiters and job seekers as a “top employment site” in the WEDDLE’s 2011 User’s Choice Awards, given to “the elite o
Published on 2011-02-14 12:10:18
With the scope of technology available nowadays, telecommuting and remote working are here to stay. In fact, even if you don’t realize it, chances are that you and your employer are engaged in some kind of telecommuting. That’s right - you could
Published on 2011-02-12 10:39:02
Teleworkers, unite! The Telework Exchange is organizing National Telework Week 2011, “a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework on February 14-18, 2011.” What’s the point of a week dedicated
Published on 2011-02-11 10:17:53
Many of the clients who use FlexJobs are working mothers and mothers who are returning to the workforce after a break. For all our mom (and dad!) readers returning to the job market after a break, here are my top three tips.
Published on 2011-02-10 13:15:23
FlexJobs was recently featured on Denver’s 9News and 9News.com as “A job search site that’s worth paying for” and we couldn’t be happier!
Published on 2011-02-09 12:48:34
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten great jobs in Denver, Colorado jobs posted within the past few days.
Published on 2011-02-08 12:03:42
Workplace flexibility news alert! The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Families and Work Institute (FWI) announced a partnership in order “to help organizations be more successful by transforming the way businesses view and adop
Published on 2011-02-07 15:12:14
Considering that just this month, 49 out of the 50 United States were experiencing snowfall, with 70% of the country actually blanketed in snow, it may have occurred to a few of our readers that working at home can come in pretty darn handy. And whil
Published on 2011-02-04 11:05:00
If you’re in the middle of a job search, it’s probably occurred to you that some employers are more organized than others. At The Children’s Aid Society in New York City, they do a very nice service for job seekers by telling them the “ten wa
Published on 2011-02-02 10:59:33
t’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten of the most interesting, exciting, or just plain fun flexible schedule jobs posted within the past few days.
Published on 2011-02-01 13:12:16
A recent article on RecruitingBlogs.com brought up the important question, “Is it ever ethical to charge the job seeker?” and of course, that’s a question that hits very close to home here at FlexJobs because we do charge job seekers.
Published on 2011-01-31 14:23:34
As much as we may not like to admit it, a huge group of folks in the United States are nearing retirement age. And the closer we get, the more we may realize that stopping work completely might not be in the cards for us. But with a slowly recovering
Published on 2011-01-28 14:37:50
In article after article about telecommuting, employers who don’t want to offer remote work opportunities for employees continually state a variation of the following: “How will I know that my employees are actually working if I can’t see them
Published on 2011-01-26 10:56:34
It’s time for the weekly “Best Jobs” rundown on FlexJobs! This week, we’re taking a look at ten of the most interesting, cool, or just plain great telecommuting jobs posted within the past few days. From Account Executive to iPhone App Revi
Published on 2011-01-24 11:01:39
Fortune Magazine came out with the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2011, and this year, a whopping 82 of those companies telecommuting opportunities to employees. Of those companies, these 10 had the highest percentages of “regular telecommuters,
Published on 2011-01-21 12:46:34
The vast majority of the staff here at FlexJobs are working parents who telecommute to work from their homes. In this type of work arrangement, the lines between parenting and work can because blurred pretty quickly, but our staff have found some exc
Published on 2011-01-19 10:24:17
We’re happy to introduce a new weekly feature on the FlexJobs blog! Every week, we’ll be profiling ten of the “Best Jobs” within our listings-- ten interesting, exciting, or just plain fun jobs that can be found in the FlexJobs listings. This
Published on 2011-01-18 15:30:29
An article titled, “SAHMs Should Get a Job” posted this week at TheStir.CafeMom.com got me thinking about the constant battle that mothers face about raising their children and working. The "to work or not to work" question is always contested an
Published on 2011-01-17 15:30:25
An article titled, “SAHMs Should Get a Job” posted this week at TheStir.CafeMom.com got me thinking about the constant battle that mothers face about raising their children and working. The "to work or not to work" question is always contested an
Published on 2011-01-17 10:13:50
Greetings from the Great White South! Nope, not North -- South. The biggest winter storm in over a decade hit my current hometown of Atlanta last week and the entire city was in a stand-still. For four days, my tiny side street was frozen solid while
Published on 2011-01-13 15:07:05
In a recent New York Times article, Workplace Flexibility and the Bottom Line, a staggering number was cited in support of flexible schedule at work: “Firms estimate that the cost of hiring and training a new employee can be 1.5 times a departing w
Published on 2011-01-10 10:31:25
When you’re stuck in a job situation that you’re itching to break out of, freelance jobs can seem like a modern-day golden parachute, floating you toward a free and unencumbered lifestyle. But in order to be a successful freelancer, a lot of thou
Published on 2011-01-05 09:27:54
Part-time jobs are loosely defined as those jobs that do not have a full-time schedule. But what exactly is meant by "part-time"? And how many hours can a part-time employee work?