LinkedIn’s new Talent Insights tool

The world of talent data is opening up Most companies measure at least some aspects of their talent acquisition activities. The number of hires made, time to hire, or conversion rates between different steps in the recruitment process. We do that at Spotify, and then some. But that’s just our own data, and we also […]




3 key points to win the talent of the future

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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 […]



6 recruitment trends to consider

You can’t be the best at everything. And in Talent Acquisition you don’t actually even want to be. Because the things that are right for Spotify and my department may be completely useless in another setting. So choosing consciously and going all in, is always better than to jump on every buzzword and be generically […]