Company recognized for providing outstanding work-life balance options for global network of employees
Boston, MA, February 11, 2014 —PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that it has been named to FlexJobs’ list of 100 Top Companies for Remote Jobs in 2014, which recognizes companies for providing the best work-life balance career options through partial and full telecommuting employment opportunities.
PAREXEL offers nearly 20 percent of its 15,100 employees the ability to work from home. These employees represent a diverse cross section of positions, including clinical research, biostatistics, project management, and human resources.
“Employee flexibility is a core business model at PAREXEL, defined as respect for employees’ needs to integrate their work requirements with their personal lives,” said Tom McGoldrick, Vice President of Talent Acquisition at PAREXEL. “All employees have access to world-class technology that enables them to collaborate with clients and provide excellent customer service from anywhere around the world, which is critical given PAREXEL’s global presence.”
FlexJobs compiles the annual list based on an analysis of job posting history. It serves to help guide job-seekers to some of the leading companies that are demonstrating how they incorporate telecommuting into their hiring practices.
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About PAREXEL International
PAREXEL International Corporation is a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, providing a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, consulting, medical communications, and technology solutions and services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Committed to providing solutions that expedite time-to-market and peak-market penetration, PAREXEL has developed significant expertise across the development and commercialization continuum, from drug development and regulatory consulting to clinical pharmacology, clinical trials management, medical education and reimbursement. Perceptive Informatics, Inc., a subsidiary of PAREXEL, provides advanced technology solutions, including medical imaging, to facilitate the clinical development process. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, PAREXEL operates in 76 locations in 50 countries around the world, and has 15, 100 employees. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.
PAREXEL, Perceptive Informatics, LIQUENT, and HERON are registered trademarks of PAREXEL International Corporation or its affiliates.
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