Questions and Answers about Starbucks

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Why did you leave your job at Starbucks?

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I just got extremely frustrated by the empty promises, the lack of diligence on the part of the management, the toxicity of the work culture, terrible hours.

Answered - Barista/Server (Former Employee) - Edmonton, AB

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I left Starbucks because I was starting university that autum

Answered - Barista (Former Employee) - Toronto, ON

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I did a certificate that was 40 hours a week, intensive. I wouldn't have had time to study and do the course at the same time.

Answered - Shift supervisor (Former Employee) - Montréal, QC

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I had to go back to Indonesia for 2 months and they only did allow me to take 2 weeks vacation.

Answered - Barista (Former Employee) - Vancouver, BC

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Need to experience different work environment

Answered - Barista (Former Employee) - Ottawa, ON

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I left because I had too much going on at once. It was the start of a new school year at university and I was a part of the women's volleyball team, it was my last year, and I would not have been able to put the required amount of energy to do my job at the level required

Answered - Customer Service (Former Employee) - Edmonton, AB

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Loss interest

Answered - Store Manager (Current Employee) - Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

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I thought that anything could be better than being told what to do by people who didn't even attempt to earn my respect.

Answered - Barista (Former Employee) - Calgary, AB

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I moved to a different town

Answered - Barista/Cashier (Former Employee) - Grande Prairie, AB

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I was approached by a different company. I would not have left if it wasn't for the manager canceling the vacation I had on the books for 6 month the day before I was to leave.

Answered - Barista (Former Employee) - Calgary, AB

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