Technically Philly: Working Away From the Office Gaining Popularity

Working from home may only be a daydream for some, but that dream is coming true for more and more employees of local businesses, according to a survey done by Microsoft and Ipsos Public Affairs entitled Work Without Walls. The survey ranks how well adjusted the United State’s top cities are to teleworking.

The server display center gave off a neon glow in the lobby of Microsoft Technology Center in Malvern.

Philadelphia ranked 12th out of the 15 cities surveyed, coming out ahead of Los Angeles, Detroit and Chicago, with 55 percent of the companies in the Philadelphia region allowing some kind of remote working for employees. Atlanta was the most well- adjusted city to teleworking, according to the survey.

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