My First Job: Laura Rivera

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Laura Rivera

• Name: Laura Rivera

• Age: 41

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Wal-Mart store manager

• First job: I was a cart pusher for a local grocer when I was about 17 years old. Wal-Mart is only the second company I've ever worked for.

• What it taught me: They helped me set my expectations and standards. That really went hand in hand with Wal-Mart. The values really aligned.

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 fewer. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.



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