WORKING JAMS: WHAT MUSIC SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO ON THE JOB?
Oftentimes, the type of music you listen to at work determines your level of productivity. This makes the tunes you choose very important. Want to know the right <and wrong) playlist for your profession? Read-and rock-on.
BEST WAY TO LISTEN:
COMPACT HIFI SPEAKER SYSTEM
ARE YOU ON THE MOVE WHILE YOU WORK?
No,I do most of my work from a desk
I’M ON MY FEET ALL DAY.
I’M ON MY WHEELS ALL DAY.
WHAT IS IT YOU DO?
NO. I RIDE A BIKE.
RESULT: Are you trying to get yourself kllled. Keep your ears tuned to the sounds of the road.
I’M CHAINED TO MY COMPUTER ALL DAY. JUST CRANKING AWAY TO GET TO THE NEXT PAYDAY.
HOW MANY WHEELS?
I’M AN ATHLETE OR A COACH
ARE YOU DRIVING A MOTORIZED VEHICLE?
I'M IN CONSTRUCTION
Background music is motivating, but If lf» not loud. It'll get drowned out by the power toOls
I am an athlete or coach
You need music to pump you or other up.
I’M A BARTENDER OR A BARISTA
Unless you work at Starbucks, you can probably Listen to whatever you want—as long as It doesn't scare away your customers
You are likely transporting people
Chances are you're driving long distances and need to listen to music that keeps you alert and awake.
I WORK AT A RECORD STORE
Listen to whatever pretentious music you fancy — as long as no one else m the store has heard It before.
I WORK IN A DEPARTMENT STORE
You don't have much of a choice. It's smooth Jazz for you
You're teaching college because someone thinks your lectures are music for the soul. No music necessary here.
IN WHAT KIND OF SETTING?
WHAT GRADE DO YOU TEACH?
Think fun and wholesome.
Play music that has a groove and will also earn you respect
WHAT TYPE OF STORE DO YOU WORK IN?
I WORK IN RETAIL.
I WORK WITH NUMBERS
You need music with a steady beat.
I’M A PROGRAMMER
You need music to help you stay focused, but also awake.