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OUR PURPOSE - PEOPLE

In 2016, we officially launched “Start with Us, Stay with Us”, a platform and mentality to set Taco Bell apart as a category of one through our education and career-building programs. Whether employees 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.


Creating Jobs

We believe in the power of a first job, and know that working at a Taco Bell restaurant is often that all-important first break for many people. A first job has the potential to be the place where life-long lessons are learned, careers are kick started, and passions are realized – and we and our franchises want to help.

Through our focus on culture, leadership and education, as well as development and training at every level, Taco Bell and our franchisees are creating pathways for team members to make a positive impact at in the restaurants – and beyond. And we look forward to championing so many more in the years to come. We and our franchisees are committed to hiring roughly 1.5 million youth ages 16-24 over the next 10 years. And by the end of 2022, as a system we plan on adding 8,000 U.S. locations and creating 100,000 new jobs.


Inclusivity

Whether you start with us, or stay with us we’re committed to opening doors for our people, supporting and celebrating their passions and dreams, and helping them to be more and do more – on the job, in school and beyond.

That’s why were also committed to building a workplace where our people want to work and grow. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer, as reflected in the Yum! Worldwide Code of Conduct that we follow. These standards help make sure our team members can work in a positive and collaborative environment. After all, happy team members make the best tasting tacos.


Investing In Employees

For us, a job is more than just a paycheck, which is why we’re constantly investing in our employees through career and educational growth opportunities, including programs that help our employees receive their high school diplomas and pursue post-secondary education passions.


Education

Whether you want to pursue a career with us or utilize our career opportunities as a launching pad for your dreams, we want to be a part of your story. Through the Live Mas scholarship, GED certification program, or getting a degree through a network of universities with Guild Education, we want to help our employees pay for school.


Roadtrip Nation

Thanks to our partnership with career exploration organization Roadtrip Nation, current and former Taco Bell employees can share their career stories to inspire others. Through this partnership, you can see all of the opportunities afforded to you whether you want to start with us or stay with us. That could be working at your local Taco Bell to put yourself through college, working your way up to Area Coach, or being a part of our corporate team – the possibilities are endless, but why take our word for it? Click here to read the Tacomonials.


Life In The Restaurants

We believe in helping our employees get more out of life. Our restaurants strive to live this out through teamwork, exciting new products, and many career opportunities that develop leadership skills with longevity.


Work At The RSC

Our corporate opportunities exist to give Más to our restaurants. This Southern California team was recognized by Fast Company in 2017 as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative brands in the world, and we intend to break our own records and continue to never follow the status quo.


Suppliers And Subcontractors

We want to make sure the Taco Bell experience is exceptional for everyone who plays a role in how we make our food – including suppliers and subcontractors. We comply with Yum!’s Supplier Code of Conduct, because it’s important we conduct our business in an ethical, legal and socially responsible manner that aligns with our values.