Joining the Band

Ideas drive us, not bureaucracy Typical corporate career paths with ladders, hierarchies, and bureaucracy? You have heard us soundboard this before in our blog – bureaucracy and hierarchy is just not our way. We don’t believe in up or out. We don’t believe in rest and vest. We want to give you the opportunity to […]


Making Some Noise

At Spotify, we’ve made it our business to make some noise. We’re not content to sit idly by and wait for others to forge new paths, we want to learn faster than the world around us is changing. In short, change is our constant. We’re dedicated to relentless innovation, ensuring our technology stays relevant, easy […]


The Spotify Band

If you follow and are the slightest interested in what’s up at Spotify, you most likely know we like to think of ourselves as a band. Ok, sure, we don’t look a lot like that group you put together in high school that could only play one Led Zeppelin song, but we still think the […]


Our Band Manifesto

The Spotify Way Over the past year or so we have come to a realization: We talk a lot about and refer back to “The Spotify Way,” but we have never truly defined what that is. As a result, others have tried to define it for us, to varying degrees of success. If you search […]



Bring it, 2020, we are ready for you!

Six culture pegs that might stress you out in 2020 My love for culture work never seems to fade and new trends continue to arise in this space. But are they really shiny new truths or are just old common knowledge in new packaging? Whatever the case, there are a couple of areas I predict […]



How we do People Analytics

It’s not about connecting the dots, but having a smooth and steady ride in the flight of locks Using data about human behavior, relationships, and traits as the basis for making business decisions. That’s our definition of People Analytics and it means not basing decisions anecdotal experience, hierarchy and/or risk avoidance, but taking higher-quality decisions […]