FUMS 023 – Flexible Jobs for Chronic Conditions with Brie Reynolds

FUMS 023 – Flexible Jobs for Chronic Conditions with Brie Reynolds

Brie Reynolds, a Senior Career Specialist at FlexJobs, helps people find the jobs that will best accommodate their chronic condition life challenges. FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking remote, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. Imagine not having to take time off of work for your doctor’s appointment, or not having to call in sick when your not feeling well.

Flexible jobs to accommodate your chronic condition

Brie Reynolds, a Senior Career Specialist at FlexJobs, helps people find the jobs that will best accommodate their chronic condition life challenges. FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking remote, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. Imagine not having to take time off of work for your doctor’s appointment, or not having to call in sick when your not feeling well. That’s what flexible jobs are all about!

Flexjobs offers ancillary services as well as jobs boards for job seekers. There’s 1-on-1 coaching, help with resumes, webinars with featured companies, and a blog with tips and tricks to help you get the job you want and need.

**SPECIAL OFFER** Use the code FUMS when subscribing to a membership at FlexJobs to get 30% off of any subscription level!

In this episode we discuss:

  • How FlexJobs works
  • The positions offered with benefits and without benefits.
  • Advice for chronically ill folks on how to handle sharing their condition with potential employers.
  • Perks of having a part-time and freelance job.
  • Being realistic about what you really need.
  • The process of subscribing and becoming a member at FlexJobs.
  • The 50 Current Most Surprising Flexible Jobs
  • Why you should pick Flexjobs.

Resources mentioned in this episode (clickable links):

FlexJobs Website

Where to find Brie Reynolds:

Brie Reynolds LinkedIn

Twitter

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