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articles by: Brie, selected from FlexJobs

10 Reasons Working From Home is Better for You (& Your Boss)

Day after day you show up faithfully to work, plop your stuff down in your cramped cubicle, and endure endless interruptions by fellow colleagues. You pay an insane amount of money for a simple turkey…

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Why Moms AND Dads Need More Flexibility at Work

When you think of the type of employee who would need work flexibility, what comes to mind? A frantic, frazzled working mom trying to juggle never-ending deadlines, and a minivan full of kids with cra…

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How to Balance Work & Child Care This Summer

As we head towards summer, the time is fast approaching when children will be out of school and home all day, every day. For working parents, whether you work in an office or out of your house, the ki…

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5 Things to Consider if Work is Taking Over Your Life

If your work involves a lot of emailing and phone calls, modern technology has made it possible to actually carry your job with you wherever you go (in the form of the cell phone in your pocket). But …

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4 Things You Can Do to Make Your Job Better

Are you in love with your job? Sure, everyone has good days and bad days at work, but if you love your job, even the bad days arenít so bad. If youíre not quite in love with your job (or far from it) …

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4 Ways Working Families Benefit from Job Flexibility

The new San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance went into effect on January 1, giving residents of San Francisco the "right to request" work flexibility. Essentially, this gives professional…

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5 Ways to Stress Less at Your Job

Job-related stress is one of the leading stressors among Americans, outranking health, housing, family, and other major areas, according to the American Psychological Association. But a lot of what st…

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How to Stay Healthy When You Work From Home

Some of the biggest perks of working from home are health-related. People who work from home report having lowered stress levels, sleeping more, and generally feeling healthier. And during cold and fl…

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about Brie, selected from FlexJobs

Brie Weiler Reynolds is the Director of Online Content at FlexJobs , the award-winning site for telecommuting and flexible job listings. Brie provides career and job search advice through the FlexJobs Blog and social media. Learn more at†www.FlexJobs.com.

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