My First Job: Jane Arredondo
Name: Jane Arredondo
City of residence: Bloomington
Current title: Cook at the Sky Restaurant and Jaguar Hall
First job: I worked as a dish washer at Betty's Cafe in Bloomington.
What it taught me: I was 15 at the time, and so the job paid for my clothes and other little things I wanted. It definitely taught me the value of a dollar.
My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or less. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.