Core Beliefs

So that’s what good culture feels like. But how do you describe something like that in words? To capture that spirit, Spotify created a set of core beliefs around people and teams, as well as engineering. Let’s go over those now—starting with teams.

Beliefs About Teams

Spotify believes the following when it comes to teams.


What you can become matters more than what you are is how Spotify hires. When you apply for a role at a tech company, they’re looking for two things. What can you do today, along with what you can do tomorrow.

With this phrase, Spotify is setting the expectation that while you have a role to play today, what we ...

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