Monday Start-Up: What’s Your Commute Playlist?

by Rachel Yeomans | April 22nd, 2013

My morning commute is filled with podcasts. On the way home however, I need music. There are times I just randomly shuffle my iTunes; otherwise I go straight toward my “Dance & Be Happy” mix on Spotify. Usually when I leave the office between 6 and 7pm, I need a bit of a pick-me-up. Here’s… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: Music at Work and the Important Role it Plays

by Rachel Yeomans | September 10th, 2012
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A colleague recently asked me how I can get so much work done working from home three days a week (well, technically five if you include the weekends). My answer: Noise. Many people tell me that they need complete silence in order to be productive. I am the exact opposite. When I was in college,… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: My Spotify Playlist

by Rachel Yeomans | July 18th, 2011
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Some of you may have jumped on the Spotify bandwagon last week, and I was right there with you! Spotify, the hit British digital music service, has finally come overseas! Through Klout.com, you could receive an invitation to test out the waters of Spotify. You download the app to your computer, and you can listen… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: Planning a Monday Mantra

by Rachel Yeomans | May 16th, 2011

Do you have a mantra when you wake up in the morning? Or do you have that playlist that should be entitled, “Makes Me Smile”? What about a Monday morning start-up song? And no I’m not talking about The Carpenters’ “Rainy Days and Mondays“. Think more along the lines of Mamas & the Papas song… Read more…

From the Classroom to the Cubicle: The Music Industry

by WorkWardrobe | May 19th, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak Internships in the music industry can vary depending on what exactly you want to do within the industry. For example, you may be an intern for music journalism and report on different bands and concerts. You may  intern at a big company where you simply file and copy. And of course, you… Read more…

From the Classroom to the Cubicle: Express Yo-Self – Internships in the Arts

by WorkWardrobe | April 8th, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak Those who have gained internships in the arts, such as music or fashion, often have the opportunity to dress in a more expressive way. While this is not true for all internships in this field, some have a dress code that allows for more bold pieces with an edge. When given this… Read more…

Work is Not Just 9-5. How the Amazing Regina Spektor Outfits Her Career

by Rachel Yeomans | September 13th, 2009

I was fortunate enough to attend the Chicago site of Regina Spektor’s music tour. She was, of course, amazing. Her music, her accompaniment, and her fantastic outfit. At the end of her set, she got up and dipped into a curtsy for the audience, and my friend said to me, “When was the last time… Read more…