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Welcome back to career accelerator okay we have got -- -- in house joining -- says -- -- every Tuesday I -- We're talking about.
Let's work so for this is flex.
Well flex -- can really be a lot of things and it kind of depends on how you -- -- -- but in other words it's.
Flexible schedules or working non traditional type of job so could be telecommuting working from home full time.
It could be having a part time schedule where you go into an office part of the -- it can be working remotely there's a really wide variety of things that -- work entails but the idea is it's an alternative way of having.
Is it -- -- regular nine to five schedule back and have an article on foxbusiness.com.
-- -- can show you on this topic -- and it's different and freelance work.
Correct today a -- -- -- horses sit.
There are some similarities but typically -- work it's going to be you may be working for a company or what would seem like its traditional role or job.
But you're scheduled may be more flexible or you may be working fully from home.
Which opens up a whole host of different.
You know things you need to think about when you're working on that Ted was scheduled vs going to regular physical space everywhere from -- -- -- right now.
It is big and flexible work and telecommuting are getting -- and there's a couple reasons why one is right now.
Companies are trying to cut costs so one way you cut costs.
It's -- cut down on your physical space that you have to rent and maintained so.
Yeah -- letting people work from home is becoming cheaper and they'll do the senate easily for you when it comes to Internet line and phones so that's one reason on the other side.
We have people out there who are struggling to find jobs especially in hard hit areas like Nevada or 101000 California where.
The job opportunities are drying up and so what would you do.
Most people don't have the ability to leave where they are because they may be underwater on a mortgage they've got kids in school facility built.
That you can expand your work your your search by looking at flexible work opportunities or by telecommuting.
Two point eight million people consider their home.
Their primary place of work so that's the size of this -- and -- -- not -- proceedings aren't -- exactly in addition twenty to 39 people work from home.
At least one day a week right probably of Friday's right.
-- -- -- I don't have a market this visit and growing as as you as you mentioned since the pros are obvious here right you don't -- -- -- saving on the train gas whenever and whatever else and -- likes to meeting later on the -- ever looks unhappy so it's a great that's a good delegate front and another pro is more flexibility right with how you spend your time and what ED doing today.
He didn't think on your wardrobe right 800 but we're closer -- another curve would think even this -- also.
Most the things the business of light things you have to get don't happen between nine and five -- From the associated traditional -- harder to get like things done if you have a more flexible schedule allows for that.
I have a con from.
Works from home for -- -- but it and essentially worked in the kitchen so I -- just -- All day long so -- working from home avoid the kitchen.
It's setting up shop bad idea if you keep the office away from -- they're prepared.
Yes you get quite quickly it's about creating a psychological boundary as -- -- what happens is it's easy to get distracted by TV or food depending.
On what your your -- might be mean but it's also you need to make sure you manage that blur between work life balance and when you working when you're not because.
When you don't have that physical spaces defined -- go to it can be a challenge.
And less social contact great way with with friends and people in peers and you could have trouble dealing with distractions as well like I knew it with my refrigerator.
Also you know the movie that you wanna watch on TV or I mean maybe just owning it happened time so there's definitely kinds Quinn talk more about this right now -- Steris -- the CEO and founder of flex jobs joining us now from Denver.
And you guys are working on something together doctor -- and -- -- and -- jobs.
-- webinar -- in about less than two hours from now right.
-- XXX February -- -- exactly about that.
I can you webinar to help people learn more.
Out what flexible job options -- What are out there how to find them tips on avoiding job scams.
Working with doctor would be -- -- -- plan and the fight for our.
And a lot of really -- information just let people know that there are viable and fashion options that are fossil.
What is split up flex jobs yet it discernment trying pay for -- its website tells a little bit about it.
And manage if -- let's just out.
Flex jobs is a service that helps people find -- professional job opportunities.
That offers some kind of work flexibility.
Such as telecommuting part time freelance.
Alternative or flexible schedules me and I started -- Myself like millions of women and mothers I was looking at job opportunities that would allow meeting.
See in my career path but also feel a bit more present for my family unit and Kennedy both -- and I was really frustrated with what I found in and I.
That window of opportunity and although I wasn't expecting to start -- company also starting my family hit.
Decided to go for it it's been really wonderful there's a big finance.
A people who want work flexibility for mother had been up for a lot of other reason yet nobody carries thousands or other staff with the kids going back to school this is a great option for parents read about this time -- -- top industries.
-- you can -- -- -- work.
Well we have over fifty different -- categories.
Some of the most popular though in terms of volume.
Our medical and health education customer survey its administrative.
But having said that there are a lot of other opportunities and nonprofit rampant.
Really they're weighing more than -- ever expect.
I didn't would you like -- -- give the couple examples of -- kind of surprising jobs out there yes that would be great that would be great.
Okay wonderful on the well -- almost every day our researchers find jobs -- really surprise them an offer flexibility.
For example if you're looking for -- -- jobs there are a lot of opportunities.
That you would expect to have some level of telecommuting and -- might not be entirely -- feeding.
But it might have some -- -- it's 23 days a week or rates training for four weeks and in the office and then telecommuting from home.
And some of those jobs at least seen our remote areas surgeons golf instructors.
PE in music instructors.
And then if you're looking for part time opportunities there a lot -- -- actually -- ton of really interesting professional opportunities.
That offer parts and schedules.
That you wouldn't expect -- -- such as.
We've seen naral psychologists.
And a bunch of other interesting ones can't afford your rates your site -- jobs dot com one of the the top 57.
The top 75 I'm sorry career sites out there is there secret us however.
It is where premium service for job seekers.
It ranges from 1495 a month.
Up to 49953.
Year and in the African -- satisfaction guarantee we really want job seekers to feel empowered and we want them to walk away.
Feeling that they've gotten a good value.
And what our service primarily guys is we help people alleviate the pain point in the job search process.
A finding a legitimate professional jobs and especially in the work from home and the part time -- -- -- there are a lot of scams and a lot of kind of not professional opportunities and and work from American alone there's between sixty and seventy -- for every one real real job cuts are -- leads all of those -- and honoring doctor -- and here maybe you can give us a sense of it.
Would you get health care and -- these flex job situations that's really an option.
Obviously didn't I don't think it's off the table it totally depends and is -- ending his secretary a lot of these jobs especially.
If it's a full time telecommuting job.
Or even -- it's a part time you know flexible schedule it may still fall under the same rules that being -- physical office space and so.
One thing is I don't want people to be deterred because of the it the notion of flux are flexible or working from home as it.
If it somehow really that different from having that same job and physical space because.
Now part time rules are different there's no doubt about it but because full time flexible work.
There's no doubt about it like you mentioned 2030 million people work one day a week from home with the rest time -- in the office that's flexible schedule.
Same thing with like a lot of telecommuting jobs.
They still -- may be working full time schedule but are doing it somewhere remotely so we have to be careful I don't wanna -- -- Physical walls the finest hand and -- -- another thing -- to keep in mind that Sarah brought up is remembered.
The job that you used to do.
For the job that you're looking for May actually exists in the flexible world.
And you don't know if you don't look forward you don't know -- don't ask even -- your current job.
It may be there may be flexible options have to yield only knows if he asked to find out.
Exxon planes after winning thank you -- son and founder and CEO of flex jobs thank you for joining us.
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