Reflections from Spotify’s Wellness Week

If you were trying to contact a Spotify employee anywhere in the world between November 1st – 5th, you would have found yourself on the receiving end of an OOO (Out of Office) message telling you that the Spotifier you were trying to reach was taking part in Spotify’s Wellness Week.  Wellness week was an […]


Spotify Wellness Week

In March 2020, just like the millions of businesses around the world, we closed all of Spotify’s offices overnight due to the spread of COVID-19, and asked all of our band members to work from home.  Not in our wildest dreams could we have ever imagined that the pandemic would still be going on one […]



HR Binoculars

The impact of COVID-19 on today’s workforce has completely changed the way companies operate, with many of them fast-tracking actions to stay ahead of this pandemic. In fact, this pandemic has become the greatest accelerator of workplace transformation, changing the topic of debate from what the “future of work” will look like to “today’s new […]


Normalising the conversation to reduce stigma

Normalising the conversation around mental health and mental illness in order to reduce stigma is one of Heart & Soul’s strategy pillars. Depending on where you are in the world, stigma associated with mental health is highly or partially present. Stigma makes us feel shame and guilt, and leads us to believe we are weak […]


From Ambassadors to Mental health First Aiders

Since we launched Heart & Soul in 2018, we have continued to bring a diverse approach to issues and challenges that are really common in society, and in our workplace.  One of key areas of our philosophy is to normalize the conversation about mental health and mental illness. Our Heart & Soul Ambassadors have been […]



Introducing HR Over The Counter, a Spotify HR podcast

While we experience a major upheaval at work, and within HR, the expectation is that numerous physical events will continue to be cancelled, meaning the online industry specific content continues to boom. And we’re beyond ready to be part of that. Based on 2020’s HR The Real Deal Video On Demand series, Spotify HR is […]