Man with a flexible work schedule works from home

Having a flexible work schedule is becoming one of the most sought-after job perks. According to a survey conducted by FlexJobs, 97% of respondents said a job with flexibility would have a positive impact on their overall quality of life.

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Did you know? The insurance industry is losing lots of seasoned professionals due to retirement. As a result, the need for new insurance agents is climbing. I had the pleasure of working with two independent agents from Aflac recently who spoke about how to become an independent insurance agent. [Watch the video above to meet Evan and Matt - they're very nice guys.] My task was to explore why being and independent agent could be a great career move for many professionals. I've already written about the power of being an independent agent in terms of it's ability to make you an instant entrepreneur. Now, here are four more upsides I learned about with respect to this career path at Aflac:

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