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21st Century Work Life - remote working, virtual teams and flexible working


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Jun 22, 2017

In this episode, Pilar talks to Brie Reynolds, Senior Career Specialist at Flexjobs, about taking control of your career when working remotely.

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Flexjobs has been around now for ten years, enabling people to find telecommuting jobs and other flexible jobs. Brie works there as Senior Career Specialist. 

Brie's job is to help people find those jobs and she does so in a variety of ways, including organising webinars where representative from companies looking for new employees can interact directly with job seekers. Can you imagine the cost of doing that in the collocated space?

In this episode, 

Brie shares how she built a team of writers at FlexJobs

How and why she moved from full time to part time https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-leaning-out-actually-helped-me-lean-learning-from-brie-reynolds

Why she created a course for people who are recovering from a layoff. 

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/recovering-from-a-layoff/

She talks about career progression in remote work.

And we hear her response to an article by Jack Welch. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/working-remote-kill-your-career-jack-welch

Connect with Brie on Twitter
And be check out the great resources for working remotely on Flexjobs.com

And Remote.co