FlexJobs Survey Discovers 64% of Parents Want to Work

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 15, 2014

According to a recent FlexJobs survey, 89% of parents report needing to work, but almost two out of three of those parents (64%) also want to work, indicating that their careers contribute positively to their overall life satisfaction. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of the nation’s 80.4 million families, 80% had at least one employed member in 2013. Among them, 59% have two working parents, and in single parent families the percentage is even higher — 81% for families led by fathers and 68% for those led by mothers.

While the work-life juggle is undeniably challenging, FlexJobs survey also found that working parents are optimistic about balancing their dual responsibilities:

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