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%)

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