We have made quite the journey in our people analytics work over the past years.
Managing global employment contracts in hypergrowth During 2018, we welcomed more than 1000 new Spotifiers, and our hiring continues at a high pace. Our Talent Acquisition team works very hard to make that happen, and the rest of us try to support wherever we can, looking for scalable solutions and efficiency. Here’s an example: During […]
On love and relocation to Sweden The Spotify workforce is diverse and global. It happens a lot that the perfect match between candidate and position spans across continents. So people move to new places, which is fun and developing… for the person that moved for a new exciting job. But what about their loved ones? […]
It’s not about connecting the dots, but having a smooth and steady ride in the flight of locks Using data about human behavior, relationships, and traits as the basis for making business decisions. That’s our definition of People Analytics and it means not basing decisions anecdotal experience, hierarchy and/or risk avoidance, but taking higher-quality decisions […]
Mental health and emotional wellbeing It’s now been six months since we launched Heart & Soul, our strategy and plan for mental health and emotional wellbeing. Six months in, the initiative is going strong and still evolving. We’ve had the chance to tweak it; We’ve added a program here and removed a training there, and […]
Right now, most of the People Analytics industry is focusing a lot on Talent Acquisition and straight up data reporting. Those are both good and important things, but we have all been doing them for a long time, and neither will help us activate and retain the people who are already recruited, predict the future, […]
Failing is not the opposite of success We’ve written about failing before on this blog. How it’s not the opposite of success, but rather part of the path to success. We’ve also shared how we encourage people to dare and try (and then sometimes fail), how we celebrate failure as a learning opportunity and do […]