Spotify is letting employees work from anywhere — while still paying San Francisco and New York salaries


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https://www.businessinsider.com/spotify-unveils-new-remote-work-option-for-all-employees-2021-2
The number of top firms allowing remote work continues. Am patiently waiting for my employer to post similar notice #fingerscrossed


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It will be interesting to watch the 🇸 tech scene after this move - Spotify being a major player that most startups using as reference


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Yeah with all the big names doing it, it will be harder for smaller players to get the top staff if they require them to be at a site.


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This could be good or bad. Good if they happen to move to a city where the cost of living is less than where they were before. however it could be bad if the employee happens to move to a city where the cost of living is higher than where they came from. I doubt there are many cities with a high cost of living than NYC and San Francisco but it could happen.


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True but in that case its an employee thing rather than employer problem. If employer is up front about offering salery ranges based on a certain location if I choose to live in a city / area with higher cost of living that is also a choice ☝


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Spotify pays San Francisco Rates. We aim to do the same.


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And if costs in other global cities rise that may incur a change in pay by the employer. I'll be monitoring global competitiveness in pay for sure. And adjust when needed.


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Singapore is already more expensive.


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Not sure about pay though


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Paying SF Rates? I need to apply!


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For sure! I wouldn’t mind SF pay for Midwest living.



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