Telecommuting and flexible scheduling are key.

By Kristen Bahler / Money.comMoney and
October 12, 2016
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As the demand for work-life balance grows, offices across the country are answering the call with more telecommuting, freelance, and flexible schedule options, according to a new report from FlexJobs.

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The workplace ecosystem is changing, CEO Sara Sutton Fell says in the report, with flexibility on the rise. The company says roughly 80% of U.S. employers now offer flexible work arrangements — defined as professional-level jobs with a telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, or freelance component.

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In an analysis of listings that have appeared on over the last three years, the website identified the companies posting the most jobs with flexible work arrangements. Here are the top five — including two placement companies that may be posting jobs for other employers — with a few examples of openings they’re currently hiring for:

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Kelly Services

-analytical technologist (full time, temporary)

-human resource manager (full time, freelance)

-paralegal, legal assistant (full time, temporary)

Robert Half International

-web developer (full time, telecommute)

-civil litigation legal editor (long-term telecommute)

-staffing manager (full time, freelance)


-business development executive (full time, telecommute)

-post-doctoral researcher (full time, temporary)

-senior proposal manager (full time, telecommute


-technical account management senior advisor (full time, telecommute)

-senior level claims examiners (full time, telecommute)

-field, technical associate (short term, freelance)


-bilingual retail sales consultants (part-time)

-sales support representative (part-time)

-retail sales consultant (part-time)