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Starbucks Employer Description

OUR MISSION – To inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.

OUR VALUES – With our partners, our coffee and our customers at our core, we live these values:

  • Creating a culture of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome.
  • Delivering our very best in all we do, holding ourselves accountable for results.
  • Acting with courage, challenging the status quo and finding new ways to grow our company and each other.
  • Being present, connecting with transparency, dignity and respect.
  • We are performance driven, through the lens of humanity.

Website: www.starbucks.ca Career Page: https://www.starbucks.ca/careers/find-a-job/retail 

How do you describe what your company does to a new or potential employee?

Baristas receive 4 weeks of online and on the job training with a dedicated trainer and great team to help them learn the skills to be a successful Baristas. We have comprehensive training plans with weekly check points. We have a “First Sip” with each hire to introduce them to culture of Starbucks and help them begin their journey.

What are some of your company’s key values?

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee but also connection. We’re a neighborhood gathering place, a part of your daily routine. Get to know us and you’ll see: we are so much more than what we brew. We call our employees partners because we are all partners in shared success. We make sure everything we do is through the lens of humanity—from our commitment to the highest- quality coffee in the world, to the way we engage with our customers and communities to do business responsibly.

How would you describe your culture?

A culture of inclusion. We’re committed to upholding a culture where inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility are valued and respected. Your entire experience—starting with your application—is designed to be the beginning of an inspirational journey, where you are treated warmly and with transparency, dignity and respect. Our many Partner Networks (also referred to as employee resource groups) work to create an inclusive environment across Starbucks representing the broad spectrum of our partner backgrounds. These groups, such as our Pride Alliance and Women’s Impact Network, bring together partners with common interests, helping connect them to growth opportunities and ways to serve our communities.

Benefits and Opportunities 

What types of benefits would be available for the positions for which you are presently recruiting?

Your eligibility begins after you are paid at least 160 hours in two consecutive calendar months. Tuition reimbursement, Medical, Dental, and Vision for part-time employees (20hrs. week minimum). Discounts with local and national retailers (cell phones, gym memberships, entertainment tickets, hotels, etc.). Discounts on food, beverages, and merchandise.

What might a career path look like at your company? Is there opportunity to grow?

There are multiple ways to develop your career at Starbucks within our stores and our corporate side. There is no single path, we also have many partners who leave to embark on a different path and then return!

What type of people are successful at your company? What does it take to get promoted?

At Starbucks, we are devoted to supporting, engaging and investing in the development of our partners. Our people are one of our most valuable assets and we provide learning opportunities to develop skills, further careers and help partners achieve their personal and professional goals. As a partner (employee) who is curious, collaborative and a continuous learner, you’ll have limitless opportunities to make an impact and thrive, all while becoming your personal best and being recognized for it. We reward partners who achieve results, live our mission and values and help others succeed.

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