Never forget about forgetting!

The other day I read an article about forgetting in the New York Times. It said that it’s actually good not to remember everything you learn. As I’m not the best at remembering names, places, movies or songs, this interesting piece gave me a glimmer of hope (could forgetting be a good thing?). Of course […]



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 […]