Contest: How Does Remote and Flexible Work Help Your Life?
’Tis the season! With the holidays quickly approaching, we’re in a giving mood. And that’s why we’re giving you a chance to share your thoughts on remote and flexible work, while potentially unwrapping some holiday prizes!
Our final contest of 2019 features prizes that help you all year round. With 17 total prizes (a total value of $2,915), we’ve got things to make your life a little easier, to help you work smarter, and to help you have a little fun.
How to Enter
To enter our December contest, and win one of 17 prizes, leave a comment at the end of this blog post answering this question:
How does (or could) having a work-from-home job or flexible job help your life?
To get you started, here are some ideas.
A remote or flexible job would help my life because:
- It would let me balance family responsibilities with work.
- I would be able to spend more time with my furry friends.
- I would commute less, which would be better for the environment (and my pocketbook!).
- I would have full control over the thermostat.
- Working flexibly would let me volunteer more.
- Working at home would let me work longer due to a disability.
- I would have more time to eat healthy and prepare my own meals.
- Flexible work would let me earn an income and pursue my passions.
FlexJobs 2019 Holiday Contest Prizes
2019 Bossed Up LifeTracker Planner – $35 value
Bossed Up helps women and workplaces achieve sustainable success. They believe that work, love, and wellness are connected—and that it’s critical for women’s achievement to acknowledge and honor how our personal lives affect our work lives. The Bossed Up LifeTracker is the tool to bring focus, sustainability, and FUN to your new year, using methodology designed based on leading cognitive science, behavioral psychology, and gender research. Use it to bring focused effort to the goals that are most important to you—all year long.
Bush Business Furniture
60-inch wide height adjustable standing desk – valued at $734.99
Bush Business Furniture has made remote work a cornerstone of their company, with more than 3,000 home offices delivered and installed annually. With quality furniture and industry-leading project management, space planning, delivery, and installation services, their complete and affordable solution makes them a great resource for furnishing your home office.
Working with Bush Business Furniture, you can receive complimentary product assistance and a free space plan to help you get the most out of your unique home office. With 2D and 3D layouts of their furniture in your space with complete product recommendations, you’ll know exactly what to order.
Two free months of part-time membership to Deskpass – $198 value
Deskpass is an affordable coworking membership providing access to 400+ workspaces in 14 cities and growing. Some need a full cup of coffee before they start on their day. Some read the morning paper. And there are even those who need to make sure everything on their desk is in a perfect perpendicular arrangement.
No matter how you work, you need a place to sit. And, with Deskpass, you can do that from anywhere. Providing access to affordable, flexible coworking spaces and conference rooms, at Deskpass, you’ll always have a place to sit.
$80 to spend at DIFF Eyewear
DIFF Eyewear offers quality eyewear without hidden costs. With a mission to use fashion as a force for good, DIFF has donated over 1,000,000 pairs of reading glasses to individuals in need since 2015. And that’s just the beginning. The DIFF Eyewear family strives to find you the perfect pair—handcrafted with designer quality materials and delivered to you with love.
3 winners, $240 value each – $720 total value
Intuit TurboTax is continuously ranked as the #1 best-selling tax software, helping Americans get their biggest tax refund. Check out their blog and tax articles for tips and tricks, how to uncover new tax breaks, and maximize deductions.
Logitech Zone wireless headset and a webcam – total value $299
Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication, and entertainment platforms, Logitech’s combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the internet, video security, and home entertainment control.
$100 in credits for Outsite
Outsite combines coworking and co-living for location-independent professionals in beautiful places such as Santa Cruz, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Austin, Oahu, and more. Outsite allows people to stay, work, and play in the same place, surrounded by nature but near the city. They curate a communal experience that seamlessly integrates business productivity and personal pleasure.
One-year membership – $60 value
Thrive Market is the place for organic brands you love for less! Get your favorite organic non-GMO brands and healthy products you love at 25-50% below retail price and all shipped right to your front door.
$75 UrbanSitter gift certificate
UrbanSitter was started by three busy moms who were looking for a faster, more personal way to find babysitters and nannies. Since parents most commonly look to friends for recommendations, UrbanSitter shows you babysitters rated and reviewed by parents you know. An online booking system makes it a snap to schedule a job—just search by date and time, select a sitter, and book with just a click—it’s quick, easy, and efficient.
One case of wine – up to $60 value
Winc makes its own wines and features over 100 styles of wine to discover, starting at $13. Pick your own bottles, or let Winc choose for you and match to your taste. Winc delivers four bottles of wine to your door every month with no extra shipping fees or membership fees. Their wines have been featured at Whole Foods and served at the Hollywood Bowl, and members have enjoyed over 12 million glasses of wine and counting. Unbox, uncork, and enjoy!
One-year subscription – $200 value
YogaVibes allows you to fit yoga into your day wherever you are, no matter your time limitations or experience with yoga. Each day you will find new yoga classes from well-respected, experienced teachers. Find everything from simple breathing exercises and yoga you can do in your home office to challenging, hardcore Vinyasa classes and everything in between!
To help you in your flexible and work-from-home job search, FlexJobs is giving away the following:
5 winners will receive a one-year membership—a $49.95 value (total value, $250)
1 winner will receive a one-year membership plus 1 session with a career coach—a $104 value
DEADLINE TO ENTER:
- Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET
REQUIRED TO ENTER:
- Your first name, at least
- Your email address (this will be kept private)
- A respectful answer to this month’s question (if your answer is off-topic, it won’t be approved)
- A maximum of one entry per person
HOW WE PICK A WINNER:
- Winners will be chosen by random drawing after January 6, 2019.
- You’ll be notified by email if you win. (So make sure you leave a valid email address with your comment! Email addresses will not be public.)
- Taxes: Any valuation of the prizes stated above is based on available information provided by the sponsoring organization, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.
By entering FlexJobs’ contest, you are agreeing to receive the FlexJobs weekly newsletter with free job leads, expert job search tips, and more!
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