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Telecommuting 101

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Kristin Thomas
FlexJobs

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About This Class

We're entering a new era, and it's going mobile. The workforce is shifting towards remote and contract roles in order to accomodate both business and personal needs. With tips from Kristin Thomas, become the master of your work lifestyle.

Chapters

  • Telecommuting 101 0:29
  • Know Your Options 1:00
  • Is Telecommuting a Good Fit for You? 3:11
  • Top Careers for Telecommuters 2:16
  • Finding a Telecommuting Job 1:31

Takeaways

• Understand your lifestyle options with telecommuting
• Assess if telecommuting is a good fir for you
• Gain awareness of the range of careers open to telecommuters
• Learn how to find a telecommuting job

About the Instructor(s)

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Kristin Thomas

FlexJobs

Kristin Thomas is a passionate Flex Work Champion with more than 20 years of diverse experience in human resources. She has spent most of her career focused on talent acquisition and talent management for a wide variety of companies, including Exelon Nuclear, Charles Schwab, Macromedia (now Adobe), SGI, Sungard, and others. Kristin is also a leader in her community. She founded an organization to improve local parks and playgrounds, and recently started the Malvern Community Arts Project, which has already created three community-funded murals in her small town. As a former Silicon Valley commuter, a mother of four, a community volunteer, and a breast cancer survivor, Kristin has a deep appreciation for flexible work, and is proud to be working as the Director of Employer Outreach for FlexJobs – a company that is centered on the value of such opportunities for both job seekers and employers.

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