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 […]
Show me the data! Understanding, analyzing, and making use of people data will be an increasingly important part of the HR contribution over the years to come. Does this mean that in the future, HR will be led and mostly replaced by people whose main skills are in the data and analysis sector, rather than […]
Failing is not the opposite of success We’ve written about failing before on this blog. How it’s not the opposite of success, but rather part of the path to success. We’ve also shared how we encourage people to dare and try (and then sometimes fail), how we celebrate failure as a learning opportunity and do […]
Co-blogger: Preeti Singh The LinkedIn Talent Connect Conference Every year LinkedIn hosts Talent Connect conference – an event that aims to bring HR-professionals from across the globe together for a couple of days to be inspired, network and discuss what the future of work will look like. This year, a couple of us from the […]
The world of talent data is opening up Most companies measure at least some aspects of their talent acquisition activities. The number of hires made, time to hire, or conversion rates between different steps in the recruitment process. We do that at Spotify, and then some. But that’s just our own data, and we also […]
Spotify’s take on mental health and emotional wellbeing A couple of weeks ago, we launched a new long-term strategy and plan for mental health and emotional wellbeing. We call it “Heart & Soul” and we do it to support a culture where employees look out for themselves and each other so that everyone can thrive […]
We’ve written before about building a benefits and perks strategy that is true to the company culture, and how important that has been when it comes to making employees feel at home. But what about the actual company home, the office environment? How does that become an integrated part of the employer brand strategy?
We’ve been wanting to share this for a long time We are very pleased to tell the world that our Diversity Data Report is finally in a place where it makes sense for us to publish it. As Spotifiers, we are always striving for transparency and accountability, and we believe this is another step in […]