Way to go, Starbucks!

Congratulations to Starbucks for reaching their goal of hiring 10,000 veterans and milspouses 2 years ahead of schedule! Their new goal is to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025. In addition to their direct hires, they go around the country talking to other companies about the value of hiring veterans and military spouses at events called musters. More about their announcement here.

Our NMSN HR expert, Julie Waters was on hand at the Starbucks Annual Meeting in Seattle and was able to witness the leadership and partners in action firsthand. If you missed her tweets the first time around, you can still catch them on Twitter using the hashtag #NMSNroadshow. She did a great job of capturing the highlights of the meeting.

We asked her to give us her parting thought and this is what she had to say, “I like feeling good about where I spend my hard earned money and I feel good about purchasing from Starbucks. Aside from the milspouse and veteran initiatives, they care about connecting with their communities and they take excellent care of their staff members.”

Thank you to Starbucks for inviting us to be part of the festivities.

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