Ideally listen to white noise (or Brownian noise for a more pleasant frequency range) or music with no singing that you either know very well or is at least consistent. Unless you have noise cancelling headphones then silence isn't enough to drown out the open plan noise. Only working from home allows the luxury of silence.
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