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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 […]




HRBP 2.0: Connecting Humanity With Business

HR teams across the world and industries have taken center stage during the most recent paradigm shift. However, the role of HR has been developing just as rapidly even prior to the pandemic. The 4th industrial revolution is upon us – the global business landscape has changed drastically, as has the generational workforce. As baby […]



Introducing Scout: Sports-Inspired Talent Search

There is a phrase in Swedish: “bara döda fiskar följer strömmen,” which translates to “only dead fish follow the stream.” At Spotify we seek to challenge conventional wisdom and industry norms if it will add value to our business. Reflecting this, ‘innovation’ is one of our company values, which is probably not hugely surprising for […]




Learning & Development Impact By Watering The Pear Trees

At Spotify we call our Learning & Development (L&D) team the GreenHouse. How we grow and learn as human beings can be compared with gardening within a greenhouse. Just like plants, we humans need a good foundation to grow in, a foundation of values and a culture that is psychologically safe, challenging enough and encouraging. […]