Eighty percent of U.S. companies offer flexible work arrangements, according to jobs site FlexJobs. Options range from full-time, work-from-home jobs to temporary gigs. But some companies offer more flexible job opportunities than others. To highlight these employers, FlexJobs recently offered a roundup of the 250 companies that listed the most flexible jobs in their database between October 1, 2013, and October 1, 2016.
To make the list, companies had to offer professional-level jobs that offered some flexibility, e.g. work on a freelance basis, telecommuting on a full- or part-time basis, or a flexible schedule.
FlexJobs notes that some industries had higher concentrations of these work arrangements than others — healthcare, HR, IT, and education topped the list — but flexible job listings appear to be on the rise.
“Professional, viable flexible jobs are now available across a wide variety of industries and at all career-levels, which is due both to companies hearing their employees’ demands for work flexibility, as well as employers themselves recognizing the many benefits,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs, in a statement.
From 2013 to 2016, the site saw a 75 percent increase in the number of listings in its database. So, if one of these employers doesn’t meet your needs, keep looking. Odds are, there will be one that will.
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Administrative Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Call Center Representative
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Accountant, Collections Specialist, Accounts Payable Clerk
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Help Desk Associate, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Analyst Relations Professional
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Account Executive, Outside Sales, SAP Functional Analyst
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Sales Support Representative, Retail Sales Consultant
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Instructors (GRE/MCAT/GMAT/NCLEX)
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Service Account Manager, Nurse Practitioner – House Calls, Provider Relations Representative
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Field Case Manager, Claim Benefit Specialist, Clinical Care Manager
- Allina Health
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Paramedic, Patient Placement Coordinator, Registered Nurse
Types of Jobs Typically Listed: Outpatient Registrar, Clinical Nurse, Patient Educator
To see FlexJobs’ full list of the 250 employers with the highest number of flexible job opportunities, as well as open listings at each company, see this post.
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