Members With Chronic Illness Find Balance With Flexible Work
Among the many benefits of flexible work, the ability to set your own schedule and prioritize what matters most to you rank among the top. And though everyone who works flexibly values having control over their workday, it’s often the primary reason people with chronic illnesses choose flexible jobs.
We hear from many FlexJobs members with chronic illnesses who tell us that a flexible job has made a difference in their careers and their lives—who, in the past, found it nearly impossible to balance work and their conditions. But with flexible jobs, continuing to work while ill is no longer a pipe dream.
Here’s What Some Members Have to Say
I have a chronic illness that makes working full-time and/or outside of the home really difficult. Working from home with a flexible schedule allows me to focus on the things that are important in my life, such as my family and my health. FlexJobs is the best resource out there for finding a diverse set of flexible and remote positions. I learned so much through my membership, and it was invaluable in finding a job!
– Jessica K., Online English Instructor, EF – Education First
I landed my last two jobs through FlexJobs. I need to work remotely due to health issues. FlexJobs is a reliable source with tons of legit, remote job leads. The user-friendly search filters fit my specific needs, and the email alerts are a huge plus!
– Marjorie B., Call Center Agent, Aspira Connected Experiences
I’ve had health issues and was having a hard time at work. Finding a flexible job relieves so much stress in my life, allowing me to work when I’m physically able. With a flexible job, I can work around what’s important in my life. FlexJobs does their homework, and it’s so fairly priced, you won’t find anything better.
– Christin B., Transcriber, VIQ Solutions (formerly Net Transcripts)
Using FlexJobs was a wonderful experience. Having all the types of jobs I was looking for in one place was a great help. I have a chronic illness, and, at this point, I’m not able to work a normal job, so being able to work from home, at whatever time I’m feeling well, is a wonderful opportunity and privilege. I loved using FlexJobs! Thank you!
– Carly R., Content Writer, BKA Content
I was looking to change careers due to health issues and needed a job that didn’t require me to be on my feet for over 10 hours a day. It took some time, but I found the perfect opportunity through FlexJobs. Thank you so much for this service!
– Kristin K., Virtual Receptionist, Gabbyville
Due to health issues, I was out of the workforce for more than two years. Once I joined FlexJobs, I found a great work-from-home job within two months.
– David Y., Customer Product Online Support Advisor, Concentrix
I’m so excited to have landed a job with a 100% remote work option! I never dreamed this would be a reality for me. I’d wanted a more flexible job for some time. After recovering from a long-term illness, the time was right to give it a try. Being able to work from home will allow me more flexibility in my day and free me from a daily commute, wardrobe issues, and even packing a lunch! Thank you, FlexJobs, for all you do to bring people together with companies that offer so many opportunities.
– Bethany B., Patient Representative, TriWest Healthcare
Since I was diagnosed with a chronic illness two years ago, I’ve struggled to work in a more traditional office environment. Through FlexJobs, I was able to find a 100% telecommuting position in a week, and it was actually in my field! Now I have the flexibility to take care of myself and adjust my work schedule when I need to.
– Ronnie R., BKA Premium Content Writer, BKA Content
You guys rock! Keep up the great work! I have a chronic illness, so working from home during COVID-19 is not just essential but my only option. I was able to find the same job I already had and was hired. Thanks, FlexJobs!
– Rachel E., Behavioral Coach, AbleTo
Balance Is Achievable
Thanks to flexible jobs, workers don’t have to choose between prioritizing their medical needs or their careers. Flexible work allows people with chronic illnesses to pursue a career, take care of their health, and live a full and happy life.
Join FlexJobs today and see how a flexible job can help you find work-life balance no matter what your circumstances are. Take the tour and learn more about everything a FlexJobs membership offers.
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