Francesca Bjorkegren https://www.sodexoengage.com 1m 249
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Pop music is the answer
A survey by Sodexo Engage has revealed that well over half (58%) of employees agree pop music is the most popular genre to be more productive at work. So, if you’re struggling to stay upbeat working from home during the pandemic, now is the time to put on some Ed Sheeran or Queen to warm your soul and get the blood pumping. Take a look at the piece here.
Below you can learn more about the different music artists and bands found to be most effective for productivity, including genres that are the least favourite amongst workers.
Pop found to be the most popular genre to increase productivity at work (58%)
Here are some key stats you may find interesting including a quote from a HR expert:
58% of employees agree pop music is the best genre to be more productive at work
Pop also wins as the most productive genre depending on the task you’re undertaking
Uptempo genres such as rock (47%) and dance music (42%) also made the top three
Queen was the most recommended music artist to listen to for productivity
Engineers are revealed as the most passionate about music choice in the workplace, having a particular preference for hearing songs they would rather listen to
Jazz (13%) and country music (20%) are least preferred music genres to listen to when working according to employees
Chart showing top genres for productivity
For more information and data, you can check out more here: https://www.sodexoengage.com/blog/sounds-of-productivity