My First Job: Chad Hall
• Name: Chad Hall
• Age: 36
• City of residence: Victoria
• Current title: General manager for Regional Steel Products
• First job: I began mowing grass at age 10 and never stopped working.
• What it taught me: I learned I needed to be responsible for myself. Anything in life, if it's to be, it's up to me. You have to go get that opportunity and work hard. It pays off.
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.