When you come into Spotify as a new team member, like I did in March this year, it’s easy to spot how investments in social and employee experiences have played a vital part in creating a strong and healthy culture across the company. As we’ve shared in this blog earlier, bringing people together has been […]
We’ve written before about building a benefits and perks strategy that is true to the company culture, and how important that has been when it comes to making employees feel at home. But what about the actual company home, the office environment? How does that become an integrated part of the employer brand strategy?
Benefits and perks that work like a charm What exactly is a benefit and what is a perk? And which is more important for attraction and retention of great people? At Spotify HR we’ve discussed this and agree that the difference between benefits and perks should not be the main focus – what matters most […]
It’s that time of year, when a blog post about what you’ve learned in 2017 is standard. Expected even. When I started thinking about this post, I imagined a checklist of things that I marked off as completed. Or new things I learnt. The secret sauce to the success (or maybe even failures) of 2017. […]
A heart-first approach to student outreach When we launched our U.S. student outreach & campus recruiting strategy in Summer 2016, I remember combing through the multitudes of data, school reports and rankings, market analysis on what the best approach would be for a tech company. This school had this specific course or that institution yielded […]
The balancing acts of benefits
The topic company culture and hiring as a company scales is heavily discussed. Many things have been said about developing a great company culture, but I’ve been thinking about how it can differ from a European perspective. 1) Find your EVPs Talent is scarce and European companies can’t, or don’t believe in, competing financially with […]