FlexJobs recently posted their 2017 list of fields that do hiring with flexible work schedules. All professionals may find a variety of reasons for needing a flexible schedules: maintaining work life balance, control over schedule, and greater freedom in managing their career. Professionals living with disabilities may find flexible work schedules necessary to maintain their career. While not always necessary, some professionals are willing to sacrifice vacation and other benefits for a flexible work schedule.

FlexJobs, in their article, defines a “flexible job” as a professional position that offers (in order of desired feature):

  • telecommuting (working from home)
  • flexible work schedule
  • part-time
  • freelance

These features can be found at any company, but the following careers may provide you the most opportunity for a flexible schedule while working with a disability.

Ten Careers with Flexible Work Schedules

FlexJobs recommended the following ten careers for professionals who would like part-time, telecommuting and freelance work to maintain their work life balance. Consider a career in the following fields:

  1. Medical & Health such as remote medical coders
  2. Education & Training such as online instructors
  3. Computers & IT such as system administrators
  4. Administrative such as virtual assistants
  5. Sales including sales representative
  6. Customer Service
  7. Accounting & Finance
  8. Project Management
  9. Account Management
  10. Bilingual such as translation

If you are wondering about any of these ten careers, you can find some free career assessment resources or call us for a free consultation.

For more information: https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/top-10-career-fields-for-flexible-jobs/


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