FlexJobs Highlights New Poll Linking Telecommuting with Job Satisfaction

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FlexJobs (http://www.flexjobs.com), the foremost site for telecommuting and flextime job opportunities internationally, proudly announces the results of a new nationwide poll finding that workers who telecommute from home or elsewhere report the highest levels of satisfaction with their jobs and loyalty to their employers. In the poll of about 10,000 U.S. workers, 73% of remote and home-based workers said they were satisfied with their company as a place to work, compared with 64% of office workers. In addition, 70% of the telecommuters said they were "proud to tell people I work for my company," while only 64% of office workers agreed with that statement, according to a study preformed by Kenexa Research Institute.

FlexJobs (http://www.flexjobs.com), the foremost site for telecommuting and flextime job opportunities internationally, proudly announces the results of a new nationwide poll finding that workers who telecommute from home or elsewhere report the highest levels of satisfaction with their jobs and loyalty to their employers. In the poll of about 10,000 U.S. workers, 73% of remote and home-based workers said they were satisfied with their company as a place to work, compared with 64% of office workers. In addition, 70% of the telecommuters said they were "proud to tell people I work for my company," while only 64% of office workers agreed with that statement, according to a study preformed by Kenexa Research Institute.

"These statistics prove there is an undeniable relationship between professional success and personal fulfillment. Companies increase their own productivity, while also retaining key employees, by offering jobs that embrace flextime and telecommuting. FlexJobs is the best and most comprehensive resource for businesses that seek to hire talented professionals in this arena," said Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs. "Telecommuting enables employees to better manage various responsibilities, which additionally furthers a sense of trust and confidence between management and workers. The high levels of job satisfaction that ensue from this arrangement are part of ongoing trend that promises to make telecommuting and flextime key features of any successful enterprise."

Flexibility Equals Respect
Companies that institute widespread telecommuting and flextime opportunities are both wise and respectful. "Employers who institute these policies have genuine confidence in their workers, which is at the heart of corporate longevity and achievement. Besides compensation, employees want businesses to appreciate their contributions and personal needs. A flexible work environment is the clearest expression of that confidence," declared Ms. Fell.

About FlexJobs
Networked among companies and workers worldwide, FlexJobs is the premier resource for telecommuting, flextime, and international job opportunities. The site complements the needs of employers interested in, or who already have, a flexible work environment, pairing them with skilled professionals throughout the world. FlexJobs is a cost effective way for companies to increase productivity and locate the best available talent.

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