The Swedish Model In the New World

The Swedish model was a political system that emerged in the 1930s born as a compromise between the capitalists’ interests in economic growth and profitability, and the social liberals’ efforts for social policy equalisation. This foundation of compromise evolved into the idea of ’the people’s home’ – a kind of unwritten social contract with ideological […]


Rewarding the Band

Rewarding our band members is an important part of our talent philosophy. Our holistic approach has an impact on how we find our band members, how we retain them and our compensation strategy will most likely also be one of the things that shapes their development during their time in the band. Here’s how we […]




“My partner just got a job with Spotify in Stockholm”

On love and relocation to Sweden The Spotify workforce is diverse and global. It happens a lot that the perfect match between candidate and position spans across continents. So people move to new places, which is fun and developing… for the person that moved for a new exciting job. But what about their loved ones? […]




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 […]