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 […]


Say hi to the Spotify diversity data!

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 […]



Team development DIY

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 […]


Am I underpaid?

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 […]