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I Work For Starbucks

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    Starbucks has stellar benefits,

    which is why i've worked there so long. Now, I shall narrow my first-world-problems-peeves into a short list. 1. There seems to be an extreme misunderstanding of the word "need". 2. The vast majority of our patrons are indeed literate, please use that skill when ordering from...
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    WOOO! I'm a Starbucks Barista.

    The good life! ^.^ so much fun and free coffee
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 22-25, M Aug 7

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    Hitting a Rough Patch At Work

    i just celebrated my one-year "anniversary" of becoming a partner and i love this company and being a barista! Lately, though, I'm not too crazy about all the new people coming into the store, due to the new advertising campaigns, and basically making fun of us...
    birdsong415 birdsong415 19-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    Starbucks Annoyed Me Today

    LIKE REALLY REALLY annoyed me. ok first of all, i hate it when stupid people say " don't you want my name?" no, not really. if i didn't ask for it then i don't need it and i really don't care. " WOW you guys got new machines..... dont you like them what do you...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    Been Having Trouble...need Advice...

    I started working about a month ago, and it is kind of my first job. There have been so many things to learn...the gazillion drink combinations, and the pastry case, coffee cadence, and everything else. So far, I enjoy being there, and I feel that I've learned a lot, but others...
    SaphyrePrincess SaphyrePrincess 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Play Book

    Play book is one of the BEST things to happen to Bux, it has no monetary gain for Starbucks it's offering consistent customer service and taking a load off of our shoulders, the "support partner" makes me iffy on the subject seeing as it sounds like they're a janitor. Being a...
    Admal100 Admal100 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    I am a barista at Starbucks

    and I absolutely love my job. (: I just ended my 2-3 week training and I'm so excited to get on bar and make the drinks!
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Newbie.

    Just this month, I began my job at Starbucks. I began working the cold bar, which I liked a lot. It's easy, it has rules that don't have many exceptions. Hot bar (or espresso bar, whichever) is a different story. All the numbers! I can never remember the proportions. Just plant...
    dramaticthespian dramaticthespian 18-21, F May 7, 2012

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    Playbook

    I have worked for SB's for about a year. I like my job. I only have one question though; What corporate moron sat in their office in Seattle (and has never worked as a barista or in one of the stores) and came up with "playbook"? It is ******* off the customers and the workers...
    oldone1 oldone1 61-65 8 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    My Pet Peeves

    1) people who order their drinks at 200 degrees. one day, somebody is going to say "um I ordered this at 200 and it is clearly not 200 degrees. After which I will have lost my last ounce of self control and will say "Actually Ma'am I've...
    arnoldisabstract arnoldisabstract 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    I'm New =]

    I just started at Starbucks three weeks ago and I love it so far. The store I work at is small, no drive-thru, and we see the same customers every single day. It's fantastic =] I'm a bit frustrated that I still haven't mastered the job; I need reminders on how to make some...
    ClearlyFog ClearlyFog 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    I Work For Starbucks

    I've worked at starbucks for almost 3 years, and like any other job it has it's good and bad. I've made some of my best friends there and have met amazing people, and i have met some people that i could just do without. I love it because i love entertaining people and making them...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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    Playbook

    I have worked at Starbucks for over a year. I trained with a great manager and a great crew. Earlier this year our manager left for a position as District Manager for Seattle's best coffee. A new manager came in and didnt know ANYTHING! There our problems begin. Since March, we...
    BetterThanThisTX BetterThanThisTX 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    More Rants

    i hate when i'm on bar, and there's always that one idiot that stands next to it and watches me. **** it's not THAT interesting ok? do you wanna try, cause i think you should. and then we got new machines and so now people can see me, before i was too short and no one could see...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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