As college graduates face the worst job market since the Great Depression, some will have to start their careers at the bottom of the ladder. Even with a college degree in hand, flipping hamburgers is a potential job, although not much of a career move.
Or is it? For many people, a fast-food job is a memory from high school that they'd rather forget. But for others, flipping burgers was just the start up the ladder in the fast-food industry. From wearing hairnets, washing dishes and cashiering to managing and eventually owning their own restaurant, here are two tales of fast-food workers who turned a job into a career and have some advice for young professionals who are flipping burgers.
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