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"Unique product - truly a company in the people business (serving coffee)"

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Current Employee - Senior Specialist, Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Senior Specialist, Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Starbucks full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

There's great satisfaction working for a company whose history and core are built on the human experience. We continuously come back to that to drive business decisions.

Cons

Currently the company is struggling in balancing core values (commitment to people) with the aggressive business growth strategy. It's not an easy task to balance unwielding commitment to customers, employees, and community while living up to the responsibility we have to Wall Street. I believe our leaders are doing their best to uphold both, but many of those in professional services are paying the price.

Advice to Management

Prioritize, be transparent, and listen to your people. We are trying our best to hold the duct tape and bubble gum as we do believe strongly in the mission, but we need a bit of courageous leadership right now to get us to tomorrow. Cut the fat (ie chair warmers), reward the hard workers, and believe in the possibilities of your people.

Other Employee Reviews for Starbucks

  1. "Great place to work if you are still in school"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Barista
    Current Employee - Barista
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Starbucks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The Benefits are really great

    Cons

    not too many cons about it...


  2. "Great company, great people, great benefits."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Barista in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Barista in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Starbucks part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The insurance benefits are unmatched for a part-time employee. Also, you get to work with some really good people. There are a lot of networking opportunities if you're thinking of making a career somewhere else.

    Cons

    You have to be able to deal with difficult customers on occasion, but not always.

    Advice to Management

    There should be more surveys sent out to partners.

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