Stories by Jeff Zbar

No more musical desks

As a full-time teleworker, Sue Mitchell was never more of a nomad than on the days she went to the corporate office.

Mitigating new managers' mistakes

From April to November 2001, the federal government's teleworker ranks jumped more than 35%, from 53,400 to 74,500 employees, according to the US Office of Personnel Management.

Do parents get all the perks?

Several years ago, human resources executives at Baptist Health South Florida in Miami decided to launch a telework programme. Among their concerns was how childless employees would perceive the company's treatment of work-at-home parents.

Avoiding remote manager mistakes

As a manager, Mike Wolf rarely teleworked. But in May 2000, when he and his wife decided to move from Scottsdale, Arizona, to Redmond, Washington, the network research director at Cahners In-Stat/MDR knew he'd have to sell the idea of remote management to the firm.

Look before you leap

Doug Barney thought telework would work for him. After six years as an office-based editor with Network World, in 2001 Barney left to become the editor in chief of another magazine, working full time from home.

Teleworkers on the move

If only Dave Cassidy had worked in a traditional corporate office last year when he moved his home - and home office…