Jeff Zbar

Articles by Jeff Zbar

Virtual firm

With 100 employees working from homes scattered across the Pacific Northwest, keeping the work flowing and a team spirit thriving at marketing outsourcer MarketFitz can be a significant challenge.

Virtual firm turns to Web services

When Heather Fitzpatrick launched virtual marketing firm MarketFitz in 1998, her biggest fears centred around employee and project management. Turned out, Fitzpatrick should have worried instead about her company

Do parents get all the perks?

Several years ago, human resources executives at Baptist Health South Florida in Miami decided to launch a telework program. Among their concerns was how childless employees would perceive the company

Controlling the cost of remote support

When Sprint Corp.'s 1,000 teleworkers head home to work for the first time, they're given a computer preloaded with applications, multiple access methods to the corporate network

Home office evolutionary theory

Over time teleworkers

Mapics learns a new way to work

In three months, the Woburn, Mass., office of Mapics will cease to exist. In anticipation, executives are providing employees with home office furniture, computing equipment and broadband connections.

Teleworkers embrace instant messaging

Olivier Sanche lives and works in Atlanta. He has reports in Colorado, Illinois, New York and California. His supervisor lives in Alaska. Often, team members

Turning to telework

Many New York-area companies affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 are giving telework programs full credit for helping them to get back to business.

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