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 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 […]
We believe that the benefits a company chooses must always be in line with the company culture and values. In this case, the new benefit was born out of our dedication to being the most inclusive we can be in order to allow for diversity and all the greatness that comes with it. Plus we […]
How self-led workshops are supercharging our teams The mission of our Learning and Development team is simple: Enable and empower all of our band members to learn faster than the world is changing. That way we can keep innovating and delighting our end users, make it possible for more music and entertainment creators to live […]
Things to think about when you are comparing compensation Last week, a company tried to headhunt me. The recruiter was enthusiastic, and pointed out that “the compensation is very competitive”. She gave me a peek at the maximum base salary, equity package, and benefits that were on the table. At first glance, the total package […]