The cafeteria

The cafeteria

January 18, 2024 Off By Anne McLear

When I work at the office, I go have lunch in the company’s cafeteria. It’s a great way of getting a feel for the place and the people.

This lunchtime, I overheard conversations about a surprising twist in the country’s favorite soap opera, of a factory machine which is threatening to stop, about the birth of one the worker’s baby boy, etc.

At some point during lunch, a group of people came into the cafeteria. They were in high spirits, chatting away cheerfuly. They sat together eating their lunch and discussing what seemed to be a technical blueprint.

Yasmin, who joined me for lunch today, said they work in the Project team. One of them, she said, joined the company hardly 4 months ago.

I think they are probably the junior engineers Phil McPlan referred to during the last senior team meeting.


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