HR Binoculars

When many HR professionals first decide to pursue a career in HR do they really understand the complexity and variety of what it entails? I know I didn’t! I have never, ever regretted my decision to work in this field, and I would go as far as saying that the multidimensional nature of HR in […]


Flex Your Power to Listen to Women

What do Michelle Obama, Jacinda Ardern, and Beyonce all have in common? They’ve each challenged the status quo in what it means to be powerful and authentic in their womanhood, and they advocate fiercely for the equity and advancement of women in EVERY industry.  Thankfully, they are in good company! For years, women across the […]



I Am My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams

I recently bought a shirt, which says “I am my ancestors’ wildest dreams”. For many of us in the Black community, the perception of this saying is that the life, perspective of freedom, and opportunities from a professional standpoint, that we have are things that would only be a dream from our ancestors – something […]



Introducing HR Over The Counter, a Spotify HR podcast

While we experience a major upheaval at work, and within HR, the expectation is that numerous physical events will continue to be cancelled, meaning the online industry specific content continues to boom. And we’re beyond ready to be part of that. Based on 2020’s HR The Real Deal Video On Demand series, Spotify HR is […]


Spotify’s People Strategy

Recently I was recording a video for HR The Real Deal’s series of VODs (Videos On Demand), and Human Capital Europe, where the interviewer, Anne-Marie Andric, asked me about Spotify’s People Strategy.  It was great to be able to explain the strategy as a complete package. The work that the entire HR team at Spotify […]


Introducing SpotOn!, a Spotify HR podcast

Provoking and transforming the status quo can have serious and profound consequences, and we can all agree that challenging cultural norms is one of the most powerful yet tricky acts out there.  Along with this desire to challenge the norm for positive impact, over the last couple of years, I’ve also had the opportunity to […]


Every day is mental health day

2020 has undoubtedly been a year unlike any other – as the coronavirus pandemic has brought unparalleled stress and forced people around the world to adjust their lifestyles and routines, there has been a strong and growing spotlight on mental health. Yesterday, at Spotify, we acknowledged World Mental Health Day. We used the occasion to […]


A Pride season Unlike Any Other

Each year the way Spotify celebrates Pride both internally and externally is a big deal, and I feel so moved as I see so many employees, artists and fans take part as our celebrations move around the world, through all the locations where we have offices, and on our platform. Yet this year is different […]