FlexJobs Highlights 30 Companies Hiring for Flexible Schedule Jobs in 2017

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Dell, Kaplan, and Toyota among companies recruiting the most flexible schedule workers in 2017

"... it’s not surprising that more and more companies are embracing work environments and work schedules outside of the traditional 9-5 office mold,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs

Flexible schedules are one of the most preferred type of flexible work options, second only to telecommuting. In fact, 33 percent of people say they have even left their jobs because they didn’t have work flexibility. With this in mind, today FlexJobs has highlighted 30 companies that have posted the most flexible schedule jobs since the beginning of 2017.

This list is based on an analysis of over 40,000 companies and looks specifically at their flexible schedule job posting histories in FlexJobs’ database during the first five months of 2017 (January 1 through May 31). A “flexible schedule job” refers to jobs which allow workers to vary their hours and to be mostly in control of the hours they work.

“Work flexibility is not just a ‘warm and fuzzy’ benefit for workers; smart and strategic companies are also realizing that it can provide key competitive advantages for them in recruiting, retention, cost-savings, worker engagement, and company culture,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “While we know that workers value having more control over where they work, many studies have also confirmed that flexible schedules make employees more productive. When you consider the benefits that flexible work arrangements bring to both employer and employee, it’s not surprising that more and more companies are embracing work environments and work schedules outside of the traditional 9-5 office mold,” Sutton Fell concluded.

Common flexible schedule job titles include project manager, editor, tutor, and graphic designer, but there are also plenty of unexpected jobs that can be done with flexible schedules. Research scientist, operations analyst and occupational therapist are among jobs that can offer flexible schedules. Although flexible schedule jobs can be found in a number of different industries, the more popular job categories for flexible jobs are medical & health, sales, computer & IT, customer service and education & training.

Dell, Kaplan, and Toyota are among the notable companies with the most flexible schedule job listings so far in 2017. Diverse industries are represented on this list, such as pharmaceutical, research, education, technology and communications. Many of these companies were also top employers for remote-friendly jobs, having been included in FlexJobs’ 2017 Top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs.

Six common types of flexible schedule jobs include completely flexible schedule, alternative schedule, compressed workweek, results-only work environment, split shift, and flex time.

For the complete list of companies hiring flexible schecdule workers please visit https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/companies-hiring-for-flexible-schedule-jobs-2017/ or contact Kathy Gardner at kgardner(at)flexjobs.com for more information.

About FlexJobs

FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With flexible job listings in over 50 career categories, and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive and freelance to full-time, FlexJobs offers job seekers a safe, easy, and efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible job listings. Having helped over two million people in their job searches, FlexJobs has appeared on CNN and Marketplace Money and in TIME, Forbes, Fortune, and hundreds of other trusted media outlets. FlexJobs' Founder & CEO Sara Sutton Fell has also launched two additional partner sites, Remote.co and 1 Million for Work Flexibility, to help provide education and awareness about the viability and benefits of remote working and work flexibility. Sutton Fell is also the creator of The TRaD* Works Forum (*Telecommuting, Remote, & Distributed), dedicated to helping companies leverage the benefits of telecommuting, remote and distributed teams.

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