Unlocking Internal Mobility

Continuous growth has always been part of Spotify’s DNA, right from day one. We’ve focussed both on expanding the workforce quickly, and we’ve always understood that focusing on our band members’ growth and enabling a learning culture has been critical to talent attraction, retention and subsequently critical to the success of our business. As the […]


ChatGPT Requires Even Stronger HR Professionals

As the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI) gains more momentum, the chatter (excuse the pun!) about ChatGPT has become extremely loud. The usefulness and limitations of Large Language Models (LLM) that use massive amounts of text data to capture the nuances and intricacies of language and generate human-like responses, are being vigorously debated.  Numerous entrepreneurs […]


What Your CFO Always Wondered About HR But Never Dared To Ask: The Spotify HR Book Is Now Available

Today, I’m extremely excited to introduce our Swedish language readers to our latest peek inside HR at Spotify – a book! BOLD: Strategiskt HR-arbete i en ny tid (translates to: BOLD: Strategic HR in a new era), showcases a new school of thought within the HR industry. It’s about how we view our profession and […]


The Future Of Work And Beyond: Navigating Change With Intention

The last few years have brought about significant changes in the way businesses operate, and as we move forward, the landscape continues to evolve. While some companies are eager to return to a pre-Covid work environment, others, like Spotify, are embracing the Working From Anywhere initiative and exploring new ways of working. As we forge […]


Celebrating One Year With Echo

Within HR and our leadership at Spotify, we all recognise that our biggest advantage is our people. Focusing our People Strategy on Growth, and Learning & Development means that our band members’ careers don’t stagnate during their tenure at Spotify. In addition, presenting these opportunities for growth and development helps our organisation to stay relevant, […]



Introducing Scout: Sports-Inspired Talent Search

There is a phrase in Swedish: “bara döda fiskar följer strömmen,” which translates to “only dead fish follow the stream.” At Spotify we seek to challenge conventional wisdom and industry norms if it will add value to our business. Reflecting this, ‘innovation’ is one of our company values, which is probably not hugely surprising for […]