34. Spotify's Work from Anywhere program, w/ Alexander Westerdahl
April 5, 2022
"Once you give that flexibility, people can also take ownership of their own destiny, their own setup, which will allow them to be a better version of themselves." Alexander Westerdahl, leads the Work-From-Anywhere program at Spotify and his team did an impressive job at offering the best location flexibility to 7000+ employees, while staying compliant and liable which comes with its set of challenges.
In this episode you'll hear
The challenges of Work From Anywhere
Work modes at Spotify
If a manager has to say no to remote, they have to motivate the decision.
What meetings should actually be used for
Alex's opinion about the need for discoverability of information within an organization.
Read more about The Reality of Working from Anywhere : https://hrblog.spotify.com/2022/03/29/the-reality-of-working-from-anywhere/
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Key topics discussed: Remote Work, Remote First, Distributed-first, workplace, leadership, mental health
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