My first job: Sheri Hoffman
Name: Sheri Hoffman
City of residence: Victoria
Current title: Co-owner of the Main Street Cafe
First job: I worked at a family clothing store in San Antonio.
What it taught me: It taught me the responsibility to take time seriously. In a job, you always have to be on time. You also have to take time to make the customer happy.
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.