“My partner just got a job with Spotify in Stockholm”

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? […]


How we do People Analytics

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 ambassadors with Heart & Soul

The Spotify Heart & Soul Ambassadors

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 […]


Your data is nothing without you

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, […]



Why People Analytics won’t replace HR

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Show me the data! Understanding, analyzing, and making use of people data will be an increasingly important part of the HR contribution over the years to come. Does this mean that in the future, HR will be led and mostly replaced by people whose main skills are in the data and analysis sector, rather than […]