As this is my first blog post with Spotify HR, let me start with a brief introduction of myself. I’m Jon Singel and I joined the band in December 2018 to lead Talent Acquisition (TA), having spent the previous five years in the same capacity for one of the fastest-growing energy efficiency firms based out […]
When you make a change for better efficiency, make sure it’s… efficient! Looking for ways to work more efficiently is part of the HR assignments. Can we make this simpler? Can we automate that? Can we eliminate this manual task so we get more time to focus on the projects where we can really make […]
The Spotify pick and mix incentive program – because you know what’s best for you At Spotify, long term incentive programs have always been part of the compensation mix. We want every single Spotifier to have a chance to own a piece of the company, so employee stock options have always been part of the […]
Exploring allyship In mid-May, 126 Spotifiers from all around the world met up in New York, NY for the fifth annual Spotify Inclusion summit. Our summit has evolved over the years, we have grown and we have learned, and this year we decided to go deep into the concept of allyship. Allyship is central to […]
The simple way to increase engagement Looking for a magical way to get better leadership, a more inclusive environment, clear direction for everyone, and employees who recommend the company to others? Good news, there is almost one! It’s spelled c-o-n-v-e-r-s-a-t-i-o-n. It won’t solve all your problems, but if you can get everyone in the company […]
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 […]