The Top 13 Motivational Work Songs

By July 10, 2017For Talent

Sometimes all you need is a pumping playlist to get you through the workday. We’ve compiled a magical list of tracks to motivate you in the office.

Survivor – Eye of the Tiger

No better way to kick-off this compilation than with Survivor. Even the most deflated employee can’t resist a sneaky toe tap to that percussion. Come at me task list!

Christina Aguilera – Fighter

Having a tough day? Coworkers getting you down? Let Christina’s growly, powerful voice ease your aggressions.

Dolly Parton – 9 to 5

A classic. Even though we’re really working 8:45-6:10 plus commute, we appreciate Dolly in all her country glory.


Kanye West – Stronger

It may be Monday, it may be raining, someone may have taken the last teabag in the what doesn’t kill you makes you harder, better, faster, stronger.

Journey – Don’t Stop Believing

Just a city boy, climbing the career ladder and trying to make a name for himself.

Britney Spears – Work B**ch

Whenever I feel sluggish, I remind myself that hard work reaps big benefits, as is the philosophy of the great and powerful Britney. Do you want a lamborghini? To look good in a bikini? You know what to do…

Missy Elliott – Work It

From one powerful diva to another, Missy Elliott will have you riled up and ready to work that keyboard all the way to the bank.

Elton John – I’m Still Standing

Thought I was bothered by that thing you did that was hurtful? Well I wasn’t. Joke’s on you.


Queen – We Are The Champions

What he said????


Nina Simone – Feeling Good

Hello, Monday morning? Meet my renewed zest for life, courtesy of the velvet tones of Nina Simone and a powerful orchestra.

George Michael – Faith

The power of positive thinking brought to life by the poptastic stylings of George Michael and a funky guitar solo.


James Brown – I Feel Good

WHOOOAAAAH look at what a productive human I can be with the right attitude and scheduled dance breaks.

Europe – The Final Countdown

Need to put the pedal to the metal for the home stretch? Feast your ears on this.

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Author Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary is the Content Editor at Jobbio specialising in the areas of Workplace Culture, Diversity, Startups and Digital Trends. She's partial to a burrito, a bad pun and living way beyond her means.

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