Ming Yeung/Getty ImagesMost Starbucks employees don a green apron when reporting for work. Starbucks partners aren't amused by the funny names you try to use ...Starbucks employees typically ask for a customer’s first name when accepting a drink order. ... And sometimes Starbucks employees have to deal with people who refuse to give their names at all. New Starbucks hires are known as “green beans.”To become a Starbucks partner, employees have to master a long list of drinks. Latte art can be tricky for Starbucks employees.