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Sarah starts her first day on the job and is shown around the office by Philip and Marcia.
Philip Hart: Sarah! Good to meet you again! And welcome on board!
Sarah Timms: Thanks Philip, I’m very pleased to be here.
Philip Hart: I hope you enjoyed your holiday — where did you go?
Sarah Timms: I went to Thailand… it was lovely – great beaches and lovely food…
Philip Hart: Lucky you! It’s time for hard work now, though!
Sarah Timms: I’m ready for it!
Marcia Boardman: Let me show you to your office…
Sarah Timms: I didn’t know I’d have my own office! So you don’t hot desk here?
Marcia Boardman: Well, most people do — as you can see – but we thought you’d need all your own private space…
Sarah Timms: Yes, especially if you’re meeting clients directly…
Marcia Boardman: But the atmosphere is actually quite informal because it’s open plan.
Sarah Timms: That’s good — I like that — you definitely get the sense of everyone being really busy!
Philip Hart: Yes, they are — I hope!
Marcia Boardman: So — this is your space!
Sarah Timms: Wow! Great — lots of space! My last office was much smaller…
Philip Hart: How many people did you work with there?
Sarah Timms: I had a team of three.
Philip Hart: Well here you’ll have six people under you. We’ll introduce you to your sales team after lunch.
Sarah Timms: Hmmm — that sounds good. What do you usually do for lunch?
Marcia Boardman: Some people bring it in, but there’s a canteen on the ground floor — the food’s actually quite good, and pretty cheap!
Sarah Timms: Great.
Philip Hart: Now then, I’ll tell you about your schedule — there’s a sales and marketing meeting every Monday, as well as a meet-up with the various heads of department on Thursday afternoons, just so we know what we’re doing…
Marcia Boardman: Other than that, how you organise your time is up to you…
Sarah Timms: That’s fine — I’m a good time manager!
Philip Hart: Ok… we’ll leave you to it then!
Sarah Timms: I think I’m going to like working here!
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