Brie Reynolds

Brie Weiler Reynolds is the Director of Online Content at FlexJobs, the award-winning site for telecommuting, flexible schedule, and freelance job listings, and a contributor to Remote.co, a one-stop resource for the life cycle of remote teams and companies. With a background in human resources and career advising, Brie has over 10 years experience of working with job seekers and employers, and she offers career, hiring, and work-life balance advice through FlexJobs and Remote.co.

Get Hired August 16, 2017
Toyota, Kaplan, and 9 Other Companies Hiring for Flexible Schedule Jobs

Besides a handsome salary and a cool company culture, there's one thing that job seekers are looking for: flexible work options. According to a survey conducted by FlexJobs, flexible schedule jobs are the second most popular type of workplace flexibility after full-time telecommuting jobs, with 73 percent of job seekers saying they're interested in flexible schedules at work. "Flexible...

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The Innovators June 7, 2017
5 Different Ways to Let Your Employees Work Remotely

You want your employees to come into the office, but you also want to be understanding of their needs for work/life balance and offer remote work options. Thing is, your flexible work policy doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing scenario. Giving your workers the ability to work remotely doesn't mean that you have to pack up your office and let your employees work full-time from home....

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Get Hired December 8, 2016
13 Great Jobs That Allow You to Travel

In a recent FlexJobs survey, 70 percent of millennials identified travel as one of their primary reasons to work, second only to paying for basic necessities. Fifteen percent of millennials also identified themselves as digital nomads. One of the reasons people seek flexible jobs is to allow them more time and flexibility to travel – and some of those folks actually want the...

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Inside Recruiting November 25, 2016
Hiring Remote Workers? An Inside Look at How They Work:

As you go about the hiring process, you want to get a good sense of who your top-tier candidates are. From understanding their specific skill sets to determining why they want to work for your company, it's critical to understand why any given job seeker would want to work for your organization – and yours alone. If you're hiring remote workers, you definitely want to find a candidate who is...

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Inside Recruiting September 20, 2016
What People Want at Work in 2016

If you thought that your workers were tackling big tasks, hitting their deadlines at the office, and generally happy commuting into work, think again. According to a new survey from FlexJobs, the biggest thing that employees want at work in 2016 can be summed up in one word: flex. What People Want at Work in 2016 The FlexJobs Fifth Annual Super Survey takes a good look at the world of...

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The Innovators June 6, 2016
4 Ways to Make Flexible Work a Part of Your Office Culture

Your company claims to be a proponent of workplace flexibility. It has a formal flexible work policy, and some of your employees even leave the office early so they can spend more time with their families. But is your company really doing everything possible to promote a flexible work environment and ensure better work-life balance for its workers? Is flexible work an integral part of...

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How to Successfully Implement a Remote Work Program

When it comes to flexible work programs, company policies can run the gamut. There are organizations that recognize the tremendous benefits of remote work and advertise their flex policies in their job descriptions and on their company pages. Then, there are other organizations that take the loosey-goosey approach to flex work. These companies have policies, but only some people are...

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Inside Recruiting January 19, 2016
3 Tips for Tackling Employee Turnover in 2016

Although it may seem more like a minor nuisance than a real issue, employee turnover can pose a real financial problem for companies. Aside from the decrease in overall productivity and the increased stress for remaining employees, employee turnover can also cause significant monetary losses. Check out these sobering stats: While the cost employee turnover varies from company to company...

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Inside Recruiting November 16, 2015
5 Ways for Virtual Companies to Convey Their Cultures to Candidates

Whether it's a traditional office or a virtual one, every single company has a culture. The thing is, brick-and-mortar businesses generally have an easier time building and sharing their company cultures, thanks to the fact that employees all show up to work together every day. That's not to say that it's virtually (pun intended) impossible for a virtual company to have -- and promote -- its...

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Inside Recruiting November 12, 2015
5 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions That Don't Suck

In the past, hiring managers had their pick of candidates to choose from. Even with ho-hum job descriptions, you average hiring manager often found themselves inundated with job applications from eager job seekers. Not so anymore. Ask any recruiter, and they'll tell you that today's talent market isn't what it used to be. Sure, there is a wealth of potentially amazing job candidates to...

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Inside Recruiting November 9, 2015
Hiring Remote Workers: 5 Challenges You'll Face

There are many advantages to the in-person job interview. Not only do you get to see how your potential employees carry themselves, but you also have a face-to-face view of how they respond to various interview questions. You can see if they're punctual where traffic and commute times are concerned, and you can get (or not get) that elusive "gut feeling" about whether or not they'd be an asset...

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Inside Recruiting November 2, 2015
6 Tips for Interviewing and Hiring Remotely

Your company has just adopted a flexible work program and is now planning to create some remote positions. Up until now, though, the bulk of the hiring you've done has been of the office variety. It's important to keep in mind that interviewing and hiring remotely is quite different from hiring workers who will punch in and out of an office every day. Spruce up your remote hiring skills with...

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