Pay Equality

We are a company that strives to do the right thing. Equal pay for equal work should be a given but it often isn’t. Women are outpacing men on college degrees yet still earn only 79% of what a man earns, and this statistic is often worse for women of color. Spotify signed the equal […]



The AAPI Legacy Event

White House AAPI The White House Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPI) group invited us to a brief ‘TED Talk’ on their legacy event hosted by Civic Nation. This all-day public event highlights legacy and action under President Obama and beyond, and provides a platform for the national Asian American and Pacific Islander community to mobilize […]


Once again I find myself having a great team

Who said HR transformation does not hurt? The company has changed the entire music industry and is today one of the world’s most attractive employer. We are and have been in hyper growth for the last year or so. Our talent acquisition team recruit more than 1,000 new band members a year and we work hard to maintain […]


Heads and tails of the fire-breathing Compensation and Benefits dragon (Part 2)

In my last post, I compared compensation and benefits to a fire breathing dragon. The tail is all the essential but basic stuff that we all need to reach our goals: benchmark and percentiles, promotion guidelines, mobility, pension and benefits. But we all have the same goals (attracting and retaining top talent, rewarding business results […]