My first job: Jane Vela
March 10, 2012 at 3:10 a.m.
• Name: Jane Vela
• Age: 64
• City of residence: Victoria
• Current title: Stylist at Sexy Image Salon
• First job: I was a nurse's aid at Citizens Medical Center during the 1970s.
• What it taught me: I learned how to take a person's vital signs while I was on the job. The main thing I learned, though, was how to act in a professional environment.
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.