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?
How to make your own magic potion of benefits and perks
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 […]
Lessons learned about people experience in 2017
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. […]
3 key points to win the talent of the future
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 […]
Mo Money Mo Problems
The balancing acts of benefits
World Class Talent in Hyper Growth – What’s the Role of Company Culture?
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 […]
Is there a healthier approach to health?
Most of the world’s population spend one third of their adult life at work. A third! That’s a lot of time dedicated to bringing home the bacon. Thankfully, many people have deeper incentives to go to work than merely providing for themselves/their families. But regardless of whether career progression, personal growth or other factors help […]
Trend or just a flash in the pan? Lately I had a lot of reasons to reflect on why HR is such a fashion victim. Sometimes in silence, often in anxiety and sometimes a little more loudly. More and more organisations recognize that employees are actually the most important resource and that talent is scarce. […]
Social at Spotify – what’s it all about?
HR: Social a.k.a. Employee Engagement I often get introduced to either new Spotifiers or those outside of Spotify as head of fun! It’s a very nice introduction and I do have (and encourage others to have) a lot of fun at work, but the job title/description is not exactly accurate! Me and my team have […]
2016: An amazing milestone and Spotify celebration
It’s that time of year – everyone is reviewing. I’ve got to jump on the bandwagon because – wow, what a year we’ve had! I can’t let 2016 pass without a look back at the biggest event in Team HR: Social’s history. 2016 was an amazing milestone in our journey. It was our 10th anniversary […]