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Seattle, WA
10000+ employees
1971
Company - Public (SBUX)
Fast-Food & Quick-Service Restaurants
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Dunkin' Brands, McDonald's

Working at Starbucks

Our employees, who we call partners, are at the heart of the Starbucks Experience. We believe in treating our partners with respect and dignity. Starbucks is committed to doing business responsibly and conducting ourselves in ways that earn the trust and respect of our ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#96), 2014 (#39), 2013 (#50), 2012 (#34)

Top CEOs: 2015 (#31), 2014 (#9), 2013 (#19)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#39)

Starbucks Reviews

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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    nice people and city, people are friendly

    Cons

    building is really cold, administrative side is really slow

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Starbucks Photos

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Starbucks Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Community Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Starbucks (Seattle, WA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    30 minute sessions with each members of the team, lots of great questions and fun activities during interviews. They definitely asked you questions about your background and how it can relate to Starbucks as a brand and as a company. Each members of the team had different personalities, but that's what made it more appealing. They all said they loved their job there and you can tell by just the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you respond to negative comments online?   6 Answers
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Starbucks Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies(#5), Fortune, 2013
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2013
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Fair Chance Pledge

Maintain hiring/training programs for those with criminal records as an opportunity for a second chance

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