My First Job: Isabel Martinez

Sept. 28, 2013 at 4:28 a.m.

• Name: Isabel Martinez

• Age: 63

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Seamstress at Tailor-Made Sewing

• First job: In high school, I worked cleaning homes.

• What it taught me: I learned that everybody is different - even when it comes to how they want their houses cleaned. What worked for one person didn't always work for another. It taught me that you have to please your customer.

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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