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First Jobs of Corporate Leaders

It is probably hard to imagine Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson babysitting, or James Dimon of J.P. Morgan Chase cooking French fries.

While neither one of those men ever held those particular jobs, many of the wealthiest and most powerful CEOs in the world earned their first paychecks by delivering newspapers, mowing lawns or waiting tables. After all, everyone has to start somewhere.

Click ahead to see the first jobs held by some of today’s most powerful CEOs.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 31 May 2011

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