With new restaurants come new jobs. Taco Bell recently announced its plans to grow as a system to 9,000 locations in the U.S. by the end of 2022, opening the door of opportunity for 100,000 new jobs. Add that to the company's current 40,000 employees across its company-owned stores and 170,000 people employed by franchise restaurants, and you could say Taco Bell has come a long way since Glen Bell single-handedly opened his first taco stand in 1962. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161104005202/en/
Earlier this month, Taco Bell officially launched "Start with Us, Stay with Us," a platform and mentality that encourages employees to leverage the career-building and education programs Taco Bell offers. (Graphic: Business Wire)"Our planned growth over the next six years is going to help us reach $15 billion in global system sales by 2022," said Brian Niccol, Chief Executive Officer at Taco Bell. "With that comes the need to attract and retain top talent so that we're continuing to deliver the best customer experience possible." Earlier this month, Taco Bell officially launched "Start with Us, Stay with Us," a platform and mentality to set Taco Bell apart as a category of one, and one that encourages employees to leverage the career-building and education programs Taco Bell offers no matter how long you've been with, or plan to stay with, the company. "We understand that Taco Bell is a first job for a lot of people," said Frank Tucker, Chief People Officer at Taco Bell. "Whether they want to start with us for a year or stay with us for life, we feel it's our responsibility to make sure we're offering benefits and programs that create innovators and leaders for our communities inside and out of our restaurants."