Infographic: What workplaces will look like in the future

Hint: Your dream of saying, “Beam me up, Scotty” may come close to coming true.

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How many times have you dreaded your nasty commute, or been late for work and wished you could just say, “Beam me up, Scotty,” and be magically transported to your 9 a.m. meeting?

If you’re anything like me, this has probably crossed your mind more than once.

While teleportation may sound futuristic, employees already use similar methods to communicate with their workplaces.

An infographic from illustrates what the workplace of the future will look like, as well as how far we’ve already come.

For example, between 2005 and 2012, the amount of people who telecommuted increased nearly 80 percent.

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