Telecommuting and flexible scheduling are key.

By Kristen Bahler / Money 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.

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.

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:

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)