FlexJobs & Dell Embrace the Future of Work: Come Together to Promote Remote and Flexible Work Opportunities

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Dell just-released 2018 CSR Report highlights their commitment to remote and flexible work; features video with FlexJobs CEO

“FlexJobs has been excited to unite with such a forward-thinking company to educate how remote work fits into the modern business world and can contribute to a company’s success, positively impact its employees, and benefit the broader community,” said Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs

Remote work has grown 115% since 2005, and thousands of companies are actively recruiting more remote workers to join their workforces. The business benefits of remote work for companies are numerous: remote work can increase worker productivity, drive employee efficiency, boost morale, reduce employee turnover, decrease real estate costs and overhead, lead to greater employee engagement, increase the talent pool, and positively impact the environment. As the leaders in remote work, FlexJobs is proud to share how it has come together with Dell to advance remote and flexible work opportunities and educate both job seekers and other companies about the growth and diversity in today’s remote job marketplace.

“Over the past few years Dell has demonstrated a consistent appreciation for and dedication to incorporating remote work in its workplace strategy, modeling for other business how remote work can help large, global companies thrive by offering flexible work arrangements,” said Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “FlexJobs has been excited to unite with such a forward-thinking company to educate how remote work fits into the modern business world and highlight the various ways its optimization can contribute to a company’s success, positively impact its employees, and benefit the broader community,” Sutton Fell concluded.

Given its positive impact on the environment, the company, and its people, flexible work options have always been a part of Dell’s corporate social responsibility plan. As of now, Dell has surpassed its goal in the 2020 Legacy of Good Plan to have 50% of its team members leveraging flexible work options, with 58% of team members currently enjoying flexible work at Dell. With improved work-life balance, Dell’s remote team members are four times as likely to be engaged at work and two times as likely to want to stay at their current jobs. However, it is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Dell’s Connected Workplace Program recognizes that work flexibility comes in many forms, including remote, flextime, part-time jobs, job sharing, or compressed workweek schedules.

Dell and FlexJobs have partnered to support the remote and flexible work trend in the following ways:

  • Dell posts hundreds of remote and flexible job positions to the FlexJobs database and will continue to recruit flexible workers through FlexJobs’ vast network of job seekers.
  • Dell recently released its FY Corporate Social Responsibility report, which featured a video about the benefits of remote and flexible work and also featured Sara Sutton Fell.
  • Dell has participated in three FlexJobs online job hiring events and webinars and is planning future similar events.
  • Dell has sponsored FlexJobs’ annual TRaD Works Forum and led multiple panels and discussions around optimizing remote work at large-scale companies.
  • FlexJobs’ founder and CEO Sara Sutton Fell spoke about the importance of remote work at Dell Technologies World 2018 Conference.
  • Dell has shared its insight about running a large remote team on FlexJobs’ sister site, Remote.co.
  • Dell has consistently been featured on FlexJobs’ annual “100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs” list.

“By offering flexwork options, Dell has not only realized a more engaged and productive workforce, our Connected Workplace Program has also saved millions in real estate costs with the consolidation of offices worldwide,” said Amy Forbes Winebright, global employment brand project manager at Dell. “In addition, it is estimated that Dell employees in the U.S. alone avoid over 136 million miles of travel per year, saving over $12 million in fuel costs and avoiding over 35,000 metric tons of CO2e per year. Flexible work has always been a part of Dell’s corporate social responsibility plan, and we are thrilled to report we exceeded our 2020 goal to encourage eligible team members to leverage flexible work options, increasing global participation to 50%. As of the recently released FY18 2020 Legacy of Good Plan, Dell reported 58% of team members are leveraging flexible work in their job!” Winebright concluded.

There is a misconception that remote work is only appropriate for lower-skilled, lower-paying jobs in customer service, sales, and administration. Dell’s hiring activity showcases the numerous types of jobs, careers categories, and career levels that are compatible with remote work. The 10 jobs below offer telecommuting options, require minimal travel, and are currently hiring as of June 22, 2018. To see all the current flexible job opportunities at Dell, please visit https://www.flexjobs.com/jobs/telecommuting-jobs-at-dell.

Asset Manager
Remote candidate will serve as the main point of contact for assigned accounts, conduct process research and integration, and partake in project forecasting planning. Must have five to seven years of work experience, as well as strong organizational skills.

Commercial Director
Be responsible for the growth and optimization of functions for commercial business development functions and focus on the implementation of deals. A deep business acumen and strong communication skills are essential.

Contract Counsel
Some telecommuting offered. Candidate will compose legal documents, act as the primary legal escalation point for deals, and identify risks. Must have experience as a commercial contracts manager, and experience handling negotiations.

Junior Data Scientist
Seeking a junior data scientist with one year of experience in Matlab/Python/R programming and three or more years of SQL experience. Must have solid analytical and communication skills.

Marketing Automation Expert
Seeking an automation expert for a remote option position requiring a BA/BS, five or more years' experience in marketing, MS Office proficiency, and extensive marketing automation knowledge. Will assess the needs of clients and generate plans.

Onboarding Partner
Needs experience with HR policies and procedures, and benefits administration. Provides daily operational support for clients, manages ongoing relationships with vendors, and reviews vendor support and practices.

Senior Project Manager
Senior-level project manager needed. Will provide professional consulting related to global deployment and services organization technology related strategy. Four-year degree and eight or more years' related experience required.

Systems Consultant
Full-time job, with some remote work. Need a bachelor's degree and five years' sales experience. Manage relationships with technical personnel and decision makers, provide quality service, and provide insight and subject matter expertise to customers.

Technology Services Manager
This partly remote job will work with customers through the entire account lifecycle, ensuring retention and maximum investment. A bachelor's degree with eight or more years' experience or an equivalent combination are required. Technical certifications are preferred.

Telecom Engineer
Performs duties including designing and supporting Workspace One environments, responding to customer technical problems, diagnosing problems and providing resolutions, and providing technical guidance. At least five years’ experience required. Remote option.

For more information, please visit https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/flexjobs-and-dell-come-together-to-promote-remote-work-opportunities/ or contact Kathy Gardner at kgardner@flexjobs.com.

About FlexJobs
FlexJobs is committed to helping people find a better way to work. As the leading online service for professionals seeking remote, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs, FlexJobs offers opportunities in over 50 career categories, ranging from entry-level and executive to freelance and full-time. FlexJobs also sets itself apart by providing job seekers with a better, safer, and more efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible jobs. Having helped over 3 million people in their job searches, FlexJobs has appeared in CNN, CNBC, TIME, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and hundreds of other trusted media outlets. To further assist people in bettering their lives through flexible and remote work, FlexJobs' founder and 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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