Hard Times Defines Who You are as a Company

These are unprecedented times for everyone around the world and the way we work has been turned upside down for all of us. There is no playbook for COVID-19, and this pandemic has been the ultimate test of everyone’s solidarity and resolve at Spotify. This is also the time when our company values of collaboration, […]


Rewarding the Band

Rewarding our band members is an important part of our talent philosophy. Our holistic approach has an impact on how we find our band members, how we retain them and our compensation strategy will most likely also be one of the things that shapes their development during their time in the band. Here’s how we […]



Succession Planning – the Spotify Way

Until now, it’s been a conscious choice for our Succession Planning to be fairly casual. During our years as a start-up and then years in scaling mode, our more relaxed approach with tools like the Talent Snapshot, were perfectly suited to us. Last year we took a pause to ask ourselves: with the hyper-growth more […]


Audio is global

Over the years, we’ve made it our thing to be the best at getting better. We embrace the controlled chaos needed to see opportunities and adapt to a new beat. And we’ll keep on dancing to that beat too. If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to become a parent to two children, you’ve most likely […]


Joining the Band

Ideas drive us, not bureaucracy Typical corporate career paths with ladders, hierarchies, and bureaucracy? You have heard us soundboard this before in our blog – bureaucracy and hierarchy is just not our way. We don’t believe in up or out. We don’t believe in rest and vest. We want to give you the opportunity to […]


Making Some Noise

At Spotify, we’ve made it our business to make some noise. We’re not content to sit idly by and wait for others to forge new paths, we want to learn faster than the world around us is changing. In short, change is our constant. We’re dedicated to relentless innovation, ensuring our technology stays relevant, easy […]