Spotify Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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Spotify CEO  and  Co-Founder Daniel Ek
Daniel Ek
417 Ratings
Pros
  • "the best work life balance I've ever had at any company (helps to be working in Sweden, for sure)(in 65 reviews)

  • "Free food, not common in Sweden(in 43 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Only disadvantage was that it's hard for partners to find work in Stockholm(in 21 reviews)

  • "growing pains and learning how to be efficient(in 20 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Collaborative and Innovative

      Jun 16, 2021 - Business Development Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Open culture, and easy to talk to different teams to share ideas

      Cons

      Growing so quickly that focuses shift constantly

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jul 13, 2021 - User Experience Job Hunter in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company, good music, good management.

      Cons

      Bad food for lunch, not great catering

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Recommend

      Apr 24, 2021 - Customer Service Manager (CSM) in Toronto, PE
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      Pros

      It was a good time there

      Cons

      Nothing really it was good

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Very team-dependent experience

      Dec 20, 2020 - Senior Marketing Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall good culture and mission Great leadership team Great office and perks

      Cons

      Some teams are pretty dysfunctional and top-down WLB is often not as advertised and doesn’t offset the lower comp (vs other tech companies) No bonus, stock refreshers are rare

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Very good environment

      Jan 28, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very welcoming environment, and good people.

      Cons

      Not much space to move up in position

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Manager

      Sep 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast easy good pay overall

      Cons

      Not many cons to be honest

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great team

      Sep 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Love the people and the product!

      Cons

      No cons that I can think of

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Love my job but it is very stressful

      Sep 15, 2021 - Marketing Manager in Dubai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Passion, fulfilling, caring, cross-functional work, inclusion

      Cons

      long working hours less pay than competition slow internal growth

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Controlled chaos : you’ll love it or hate it

      Sep 13, 2021 - Senior Data Scientist in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Squads of engineers, designers, data scientists, user researchers and product managers are great units to work in. Resources such as experimentation and tooling have been invested in heavily and it shows.

      Cons

      Management and leadership is is a bit hit-and-miss.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great benefits, culture declining

      Sep 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits are amazing and it is a cool place to work (if you love music). Love the option to work from anywhere.

      Cons

      Internal politics are a drag. Managers could be better.

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