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Sara Sutton Fell

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Sara Sutton Fell is the Founder & CEO of FlexJobs, an award-winning service that helps job-seekers find professional opportunities that also offer work flexibility, such as telecommuting, freelance, part-time or alternative schedules.

Sara is a specialist in the online job market, particularly on the topics of online job searching, telecommuting, flexible work arrangements, and work-life balance.  She is frequently quoted in the media and has appeared on CNN, MTV News, NPR’s Marketplace Money, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine,, Working Mother,,  and many other sources to discuss employment trends.  Sara won a “Game Changer” award from Workforce Management in 2011, and the website has won numerous awards including being the only job site to win an Online Trust Leadership Award for Excellence.  In addition, she is a passionate advocate for work-life balance and the environmental benefits of embracing alternative work arrangements.


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Sara Sutton Fell offers small businesses a place to list open positions that offer some type of flexibility for free. As a result, Sara is helping to change the future of work by offering an award winning site to help match employers with top notch talent and both to achieve work/life balance.

Sara Sutton Fell is a pioneer in shaping the future of work. While pregnant with her first child and searching for flexible employment, Sara quickly became discouraged with all the scams and advertisements. Out of her frustration, she decided to start FlexJobs, an ad-free, scam-free site that lists only professional jobs in 50+ career fields that have been hand screened by her staff of researchers. Today, Sara has helped countless job seekers achieve work/life balance and she is a true champion.


Website @flexjobs

Nominated by Chelsea Gladden


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