About this blog

Welcome to the Spotify HR Blog! Our company is changing the world, all while growing at hyper speed. In order for us to stay ahead, both our people and the company must develop faster than the world changes. This puts very special demands on us, the HR department, to create that environment where a diverse […]



I Am My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams

I recently bought a shirt, which says “I am my ancestors’ wildest dreams”. For many of us in the Black community, the perception of this saying is that the life, perspective of freedom, and opportunities from a professional standpoint, that we have are things that would only be a dream from our ancestors – something […]






No Rest For The Wicked (Good)

This pandemic has meant that we all experienced a major upheaval in society, at work and within technology over the last year. As the disruption continues into 2021 and we keep thinking about moving onwards and upwards, the wise thing to do is to project on what the upcoming challenges and opportunities may be. Undoubtedly, […]


Taking Sustainability To The Next Level

When thinking about corporate sustainability, you may tend to think about physical products and manufacturing, or labor-intense supply chains in developing countries. Spotify is neither, so why does sustainability matter to us? Well, to begin with we have an impact on the world around us, both environmentally and socially. This impact is not insignificant today […]


Introducing HR Over The Counter, a Spotify HR podcast

While we experience a major upheaval at work, and within HR, the expectation is that numerous physical events will continue to be cancelled, meaning the online industry specific content continues to boom. And we’re beyond ready to be part of that. Based on 2020’s HR The Real Deal Video On Demand series, Spotify HR is […]