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 […]


Let Opportunities Echo

Echo is Spotify’s newly launched Internal Talent Marketplace. It includes matching technology so our talent can be matched with growth opportunities based on their skills, experience and development goals.  It enables hiring managers, project owners and mentors to expand beyond traditional backgrounds, meet other band members (who might not have met without it) and work […]



Reflections from Spotify’s Wellness Week

If you were trying to contact a Spotify employee anywhere in the world between November 1st – 5th, you would have found yourself on the receiving end of an OOO (Out of Office) message telling you that the Spotifier you were trying to reach was taking part in Spotify’s Wellness Week.  Wellness week was an […]




Spotify Wellness Week

In March 2020, just like the millions of businesses around the world, we closed all of Spotify’s offices overnight due to the spread of COVID-19, and asked all of our band members to work from home.  Not in our wildest dreams could we have ever imagined that the pandemic would still be going on one […]


HR Binoculars

As we all know, the world is changing at super-speeds: technology is becoming more and more advanced, nature seems to become more extreme, and we as human beings react differently to the ever changing environment. These are all signs telling us that the HR profession is becoming more and more pivotal to the business in […]


SpotOn! Season 2

At Spotify HR, we love to learn from, and get inspired by leaders from around the world who challenge the status quo. And with the SpotOn! podcast, we do just that. I listened to last season’s SpotOn! episodes with so much curiosity and joy, so I was delighted when the team asked me to host Season […]



The Fake Resignation

Is The Great Resignation really happening, or going to happen any time soon? Is it just a tale or a myth? It sounds very similar to a story I’ve heard before, where a management consultant repeatedly tricks an executive into thinking that 50% of their employees are about to resign. Off the back of this […]