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Starbucks Coffee Company

Starbucks Coffee Company began in 1971 as a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices, with a single store in Seattle's Pike Place Market. Today, the company is privileged to welcome millions of customers through the doors every day, in more than 17,000 locations in over 50 countries. The mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit - one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.

Starbucks offers the finest coffees in the world, grown, prepared and served by the finest people. Employees, who are called Partners, are at the heart of the Starbucks experience. Store Partners are committed to coffee knowledge, product expertise and customer service.

The Philosophy: Partners are the heart of Starbucks success. Starbucks Partner development programs are designed to drive business performance by identifying the best people, challenging them with work they love, and providing them with the development and support they need to reach their full potential.

Learning: Starbucks offers Partners many training and development opportunities to help individual contributors and leaders adjust to new roles, reach full effectiveness, and prepare for higher levels of job responsibility and leadership.

Starbucks curriculum provides targeted training to meet the specific development needs of each job level including Barista, Shift Supervisor, Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager and District Manager.



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