Workers Tune In


Workers Tune In
A lmost one-third (32%) of workers listened to music while working using an iPod, MP3 player or similar gadget, according to a Spherion Workplace Snapshot survey. The percentage of workers who felt that listening to a personal music device improved their job satisfaction or productivity was highest among younger adults, with 90% of workers ages 18 to 24 and 89% of those ages 30 to 39 making this claim. In addition, of adult workers who listened to music while working, 55 percent felt it improves both job satisfaction and productivity.

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