15 Jun '11, 12pm

Microsoft Tracks Telework Trends, Ranks Top Cities for Home Workers

The same survey also found that Atlanta outranks other major cities when it comes to letting information employees work from home in their pajamas. Part of this can be explained by Atlanta's growing position as a telecom and IT gateway to the Southeastern U.S., so these type of jobs naturally lend themselves to telework. Information workers in Georgia's most populous city work at home five days a month -- one day more than the national average. Atlanta information workers also get a lot of props from their colleagues, with 55 percent reporting that their peers support remote working arrangements. Fifty-seven percent of Atlanta businesses have a formal telecommuting policy in place -- mirroring the national average -- while 80 percent said their companies provide access to technology support for working remotely. "We are not surprised," Brian Carr, director of communication...

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