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 […]


How to build a great Talent Acquisition team

There is a clear correlation between the level of talent on your Talent Acquisition team and the level of talent in your company. So if you believe that talent will be an important differentiator for your business in the future, building a very strong Talent Acquisition department should be a top priority. These are some […]


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 […]



World Class Talent in Hyper Growth – What’s the Role of Company Culture?

Company Culture in Hyper Growth

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 […]


You want the best talent? Get the data!

The talent landscape is always reinventing itself, often quickly. Add some globalization and hyper growth, like Spotify is in, and I feel like half of everything I used to “know” suddenly turns useless from one day to the next. So I need data. New data. Reliable data. I love data. You need reliable talent data to […]




How to get a job at Spotify

Would you like to be a Spotifier? There are certainly openings, right now we hire about 1000 people every year. We are growing in more than 40 offices all over the world. Before we start, you should know that our environment is extremely diverse, fast-paced and ever-changing. At Spotify, all kinds of talented people work […]