Pump up the volume for productivity on the recruitment floor

Listening to the likes of Firestarter, Insomnia and Ebeneezer Goode could be the key to boosting productivity at agencies up and down the country.

This is if research released by office specialist Workthere is anything to go by.

Its research found that over half (55%) of office-based HR/recruitment workers think listening to music at work is a ‘must have’ for their workplace, with some of the top reasons cited as helping them to relax (43%), mood improvement (29%) and increased productivity (24%).

The genres Workthere found popular for boosting productivity among HR/recruitment workers, were:

  • Dance (30%)
  • Country (30%)
  • Pop (25%)
  • Classical (15%)
  • Rock (5%)

• Comment below on this story. You can also tweet us to tell us your thoughts or share this story with a friend. Our editorial email is [email protected]

End of furlough will see redundancies in one in five firms

The tapering-off of the government’s job furlough initiative will see one in five firms – or 20% – let staff go, according to the British Chamber of Commerce.

2 August 2021

Nine time higher UK recruiter jobs on LinkedIn compared to last year

Nine times more UK recruiter jobs have been posted on professional network LinkedIn in June this year, compared to the same period last year, the online network is reporting.

2 August 2021

Challenge-trg Group acquires Twenty20 Capital’s PMP Recruitment

Challenge-trg Group has acquired PMP Recruitment from investment house Twenty20 Capital for an undisclosed figure, bringing group revenues to over £750m.

Contracts 30 July 2021

Purpose-led organisations may have to sacrifice early wins to attract talent

Building and sustaining a truly purpose-led organisation that attracts the right talent can mean “giving something up in the short term”, such as revenues.

29 July 2021
Top