My First Job: Dan Hiller

March 23, 2013 at midnight
Updated March 22, 2013 at 10:23 p.m.

• Name: Dan Hiller

• Age: 72

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Former co-owner of Rings 'N Things

• First job: I worked with my father at Hiller Plumbing Co. I grew up in the business, but my first actual position there was at age 23. I worked there for 27 years.

• What it taught me: I learned that work doesn't end with an eight-hour day. I'd do my work during the day but then get to my paperwork at night. I probably worked 60 hours a week.

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.



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