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mcdonald: Did Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos ever work at McDonald’s? Here’s something you might want to know

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On Sunday, Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos opened up about his first job at McDonald’s on Twitter. His post comes days after an image of his Amazon advertisement surfaced in which he was looking for his first employee. He posted a photo in which he was with a meal from McDonald’s.

A teenager at McDonald’s

He worked at McDonald’s when he was 16 and went to Princeton University later. Jeff Bezos spoke with Golden Opportunity: Extraordinary Businesses That Started at McDonald’s author Cody Teets and said you have to take your job seriously to be responsible.

He said you can learn as a teenager at McDonald’s because it’s different from what you understand in school. He urged people not to underestimate his value.

Amazon Advertising

Jeff Bezos ran a flyer ad in 1994 where he was looking for Unix developers for his Seattle startup, Amazon. He mentioned that the startup was well capitalized and would be willing to offer stock to its employees. Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and started as a book selling website in 1994.

Jeff Bezos explains how to succeed in business

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He added that he needed someone who could build large, complex systems in about a third of the time other capable people possibly could.

He also wanted excellent communication skills, familiarity with HTML (not a deal breaker) and web servers. The candidate also had to have a Ph.D., Masters, or Bachelor’s degree in computer science.

FAQs

Q1. When did Jeff Bezos work at McDonald’s?

A1. Jeff Bezos worked at McDonald’s when he was 16.

Q2. What was Amazon before it became the world’s largest online retailer?

A2. Amazon started out as a book selling website in its early days.

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