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 […]
The simple way to increase engagement Looking for a magical way to get better leadership, a more inclusive environment, clear direction for everyone, and employees who recommend the company to others? Good news, there is almost one! It’s spelled c-o-n-v-e-r-s-a-t-i-o-n. It won’t solve all your problems, but if you can get everyone in the company […]
We have made quite the journey in our people analytics work over the past years.
Managing global employment contracts in hypergrowth During 2018, we welcomed more than 1000 new Spotifiers, and our hiring continues at a high pace. Our Talent Acquisition team works very hard to make that happen, and the rest of us try to support wherever we can, looking for scalable solutions and efficiency. Here’s an example: During […]
On love and relocation to Sweden The Spotify workforce is diverse and global. It happens a lot that the perfect match between candidate and position spans across continents. So people move to new places, which is fun and developing… for the person that moved for a new exciting job. But what about their loved ones? […]
It’s not about connecting the dots, but having a smooth and steady ride in the flight of locks Using data about human behavior, relationships, and traits as the basis for making business decisions. That’s our definition of People Analytics and it means not basing decisions anecdotal experience, hierarchy and/or risk avoidance, but taking higher-quality decisions […]
Closing the gap for women in creative arts and media As we were setting up our plans for International Women’s Day this year, we saw a huge gap right here in one of our own domains: There is not enough light shone on the circumstances for women in creative arts and media. We were part […]
Mental health and emotional wellbeing It’s now been six months since we launched Heart & Soul, our strategy and plan for mental health and emotional wellbeing. Six months in, the initiative is going strong and still evolving. We’ve had the chance to tweak it; We’ve added a program here and removed a training there, and […]