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 […]


Every day is mental health day

2020 has undoubtedly been a year unlike any other – as the coronavirus pandemic has brought unparalleled stress and forced people around the world to adjust their lifestyles and routines, there has been a strong and growing spotlight on mental health. Yesterday, at Spotify, we acknowledged World Mental Health Day. We used the occasion to […]



VUCA bootcamp: not a freakin’ work in progress!

The acronym VUCA has been around for a while, but never has it been more relevant or real than it is today. COVID-19 has been the ultimate bootcamp to working under conditions of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. When we think about the impact this pandemic has had on the global workforce to say that […]





Hey, are you ok?

Spotify’s take on mental health and emotional wellbeing A couple of weeks ago, we launched a new long-term strategy and plan for mental health and emotional wellbeing. We call it “Heart & Soul” and we do it to support a culture where employees look out for themselves and each other so that everyone can thrive […]