How HR Can Increase The Chance Of A Successful Merger or Acquisition

According to HBR, 70-90% of M&A (mergers and acquisitions) fail – a pretty daunting stat for organisations working in this area. If you are an HR professional working in a fast-growing organisation it’s likely you’ll have to face the challenges associated with a merger or an acquisition somewhere along the way.  An acquisition, from due […]




The Great Attraction

While the media might exaggerate the topic, ‘The Great Resignation’ is a real trend that’s occurring across the world. Attrition has always existed within all companies and industries, but the current spike in attrition is driven by some unprecedented variables. The combination of the pandemic, the millennial and the Gen Z workforce mentality, and a […]


The Reality of Working From Anywhere

A year ago we launched a response to the future of work from our perspective: our Work From Anywhere (WFA) program. By disconnecting work from the need of being in the office, our ambition was to tap into new talent pools, retain existing talent and ultimately become more efficient by streamlining how we work across […]




HR Bincoulars

If I cast my mind back to December 2019, I remember sitting on the runway in Sydney, ready to take off on a flight to Stockholm for our monthly HR Leadership team meeting. This was back when life was normal. A time when our company rhythm and business was beating steadily. A time when spending […]


Spotify’s Talent Acquisition Compass

One of the four tenets in our People Strategy is talent attraction. All four tenets are of equal importance, yet talent attraction remains top of mind, especially when you’re in a state of (prolonged) hyper-growth. When I first joined the band two years ago, one of our leaders told me to remember that as a […]