Starbucks To Hire 10,000 Veterans

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Starbucks To Hire 10k Veterans, Military Spouses
November 6, 2013 12:56 PM

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Starbucks To Hire 10k Veterans, Military Spouses
November 6, 2013 12:56 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says it plans to hire at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years.

The Seattle-based coffee company says it will develop a system dedicated to matching the skills of veterans and military spouses with jobs throughout its organization. Starbucks says it has nearly 200,000 employees worldwide.

Several companies in recent years have committed to hiring veterans or military spouses. Earlier this year, for example, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it planned to hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years.
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