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Long hours with no advancement
Finance (Former Employee) –  New York, NYFebruary 21, 2019
Pros:
-Great perks like premium Spotify, free food, and alcohol
-Great brand on your resume

Cons
-Long working hours from 7 am to midnight for 7 days a week
-No work life balance
-Management doesn't care about the wellbeing of employees
-No advancement and give false promises
-Frown upon when takes vacation or lunch break (end up losing vacation days)
-All the great party are fake because managers won't let you go so depends on what team you are in

Overall, it's great for someone who wants to work for one year and get the experience then move on to somewhere better. Too much restructuring and mid-management is inexperience. Talents are hired from other great companies but this company has poor onboarding and HR so beware!
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Great place to work
Operations (Current Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 9, 2018
Great place to work. Very fun and relaxed company culture and office. Lack of advancement opportunities depending on your team. Excellent benefits and perks.
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great
Campus Ambassador (Former Employee) –  Huntsville, TXMay 30, 2018
This was a great learning position that allowed me to grow as a business professional. It was enjoyable to work with people as well as develop communication skills
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Spotify
Social Media Advisor (Current Employee) –  Mesa, AZApril 12, 2018
Fun place to work. Management has a tough time being transparent. Pays very well for the work that is done. The culture is very relaxed and there are always good vibes in the workplace
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Fast pace workplace with tons of benefits
Office Coordinator (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 6, 2018
fast pace environment causing a very stressful one. work and life balance is hard to attain. responsibilities piled up but compensation was not re evaluated. the work culture is fun and employee focus but only if you have the time to enjoy those benefits.
Pros
free food
Cons
compensation
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Perfect experience
Data Analyst Intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 8, 2017
It is a typical Tech/Star-up working environment. It's fast-paced, self-driven and atonomous. It is a well-paid intern position, but the likelihood of returning is pretty low.
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You'll have fun and be underpaid.
Marketing (Former Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 5, 2017
Spotify is awesome, the culture is unmatched, however, the pay is probably some of the lowest in the market. If you can get over that, you'll enjoy the benefits of meeting some of the best in music and working with awesome people.
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Very flexible, productive place to work
LEAD PRODUCT STRATEGIST / SR. PRODUCT OWNER (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CAOctober 12, 2017
Spotify loosely follows the engineering videos they have published, with respect to the way their structure is laid out. Each squad has a very high level of autonomy and there is a great deal of trust in the organization. Movement between disciplines is easy, as is movement between teams. So, you can learn a great many things, if you so desire.
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Dream Job
Human Resources Business Partner (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 16, 2017
Innovative, scrappy - a place where you can do your best work. Great way to integrate who you are as a unique person with your career. And, you get to listen to live music!
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Design Ops Admin (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJune 28, 2017
Overall pretty good work environment and culture, everyone is super innovative and excited about the work they are doing. I think there was some mismanagement with my supervisor but ultimately pretty positive.
Pros
Free lunch, free snacks, multiple work events that were fun and inclusive, ability to travel internationally.
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Not what it was
Finance Department (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 23, 2017
I joined Spotify at a time where we still had that techy-start up feel, although we were 10 years old. It was still a place where although you worked hard, you played harder and there were an abundance of socializing activities that bonded you to your colleagues across the various functions. Management WAS great (they were mostly Swedish) and you truly felt they cared for and helped you professionally (career development) as well as personally if need be. Sadly, this is no longer the case.
Pros
Free lunch, free healthcare
Cons
Paranoid culture. Long hours. Out of touch management.
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fun place to work
Analyst (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 7, 2017
Spotify is a great place to work, especially if you're a music fan. The culture is very open and communicative. There are many perks like free lunches, concerts, and social activities that make Spotify one of the best places to work.
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amazing
Business Development Intern (Former Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 20, 2016
it was amazing! loved the experience and the team I was able to work with. the perks of working for spotify was helpful and so many free goodies I was able to give out to people! it was amazing.
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Neat gig for students
SpotifuU Campus Influencer (Former Employee) –  Winter Park, FLNovember 9, 2016
Great experience for a college student looking to network or get experience in that kind of position. We got students pumped about Spotify and had a blast doing it.
Pros
free stuff, eligible cash benefits
Cons
short length, not enough physical interaction (imo)
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Great Company!
Human Resources Coordinator (Consultant) (Former Employee) –  New York, NYOctober 25, 2016
Such a great company to work for! The work life balance is phenomenal and there are plenty of perks. Such as free catered lunches, free concerts and company events.
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Great experience
Kept event lead coordinator (Current Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 13, 2016
I made sure that the guards that were on the shift with me were moving around and making sure no one entered into the work space of spotify.

I learned a lot
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fun place to work
Accounts Receivable (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 1, 2015
Spotify is very laid back, fun people, free food.

Free concerts and other events.

There are no hard part to the job. Everyone do what they are suppose to.

Managers are very helpful.

overall the people are great!
Pros
free lunches, free concerts
Cons
temporary position not perm
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Productive Freelance environment
Campus Ambassador (Former Employee) –  Tucson, AZJanuary 30, 2015
Sold Spotify premium packages to different college students.

Held different marketing events on Campus.

Influencing college students to pay for subscriptions was difficult, but I made it easy by being sociable and making the process fun.
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Best Place Ever
Office Coordinator (Former Employee) –  NYCNovember 29, 2014
I loved temping at spotify, it was the best job I've ever had so far! Unfortunately it was a temporary assignment and I was not able to stay.
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Spotify
Traffic Coordinator (Freelance) (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 3, 2014
Spotify was such a wonderful place to work! There was an ongoing sense of community between co-workers and departments, a consistent flow of information keeping us updating on the latest digital trends, and the open opportunity to showcase new ideas to peers that could further the overall advancement of the company.
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