Howard Schultz

  • Starbucks Expands College Tuition Benefit for Workers

    Starbucks Expands College Tuition Benefit for Workers

    Program to cover full cost of an online bachelor's degree

    Starbucks Corp is expanding its employee college tuition assistance program to cover the entire cost of getting an online bachelor's degree. Continue Reading

  • From Blue Collar to Blue Ties

    From Blue Collar to Blue Ties

    Principles you can draw from two great lives

    Michael Bloomberg and Howard Schultz are CEOs with blue-collar backgrounds whose roots primed them for bigger and better things in business. Continue Reading

  • Blue Collar Billionaires

    Blue Collar Billionaires

    Not every American billionaire attended an Ivy League school, or even went to college. There is a select group of "Blue Collar Billionaires" who may prefer driving pick-ups to cruising in luxury sedans. From humble beginnings they started their fortunes with sweat equity in, mostly, blue-collar industries. Continue Reading

  • How Can You Help The Unemployed? Support The Companies That Hire Them

    How Can You Help The Unemployed? Support The Companies That Hire Them

    The unemployment rate is holding firm; companies continue their refusal to hire the unemployed. We wonder what more a nation of desperate job seekers can endure. They are terrified and we can all become a member of that class of people, the unemployed. Continue Reading

  • Starbucks Pushes Job Growth Program

    Starbucks Pushes Job Growth Program

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Starbucks hopes customers will be willing to pay at least $5 more when they stop in for their morning cup of Joe. Starting Nov. 1, Starbucks will begin collecting donations of $5 or more from customers to stimulate U.S. job growth through its "Jobs for USA" program. The Seattle-based... Continue Reading