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Dream logs for April: 4th
Background information and terms I use: I worked for "West" Telemarketing (out in San Antonio
) two years ago, I started at the very bottom of the corporate ladder
as a lowly MR and then switched over to their Information Systems
department in less than a month. Matthew was my manager
. An MR is a Marketing Representative (a fancy term for a telesales
I know it sad dreaming about work... thanks to Jessica Pierce for providing the dream logging tip!
I drove back to West and parked, the car park went as far as the cliff edge so I was glad someone was parked infront of me. I edged my car slowly forwards and bumped the silver porsche boxster. The guy didn't seem to mind.
I got out of the car and saw Matthew, he welcomed me back which was odd considering I lost the company money. I told him to wait for me while I lock the car, but when I was done he was gone.
I headed to where I thought our departmental building was, everything had changed.. there was like a huge car park like the ones you see in Walmart. I entered the building and was shocked to see that it had grown.. expotentially.. I mean the inside was bigger that it's exterior (see Dr. Who, Tardis).
There was loads of people applying for work as MRs. I couldn't find any of the old cubicles, I also couldn't find any place resembling a reception. So I followed a congo line of people walking around. I saw some Rose and Cindy from the Facilities building (some of the buldings that were next to ours had now been built inside.. bricks and all) but I couldn't out how to reach them..
Then I overheard a pretty girl with short brown hair in a striking office suit say to the congo line that we should go north. Not the direction "North" it didn't sound like that it sounded like a location in the building. So I follow this group through a smoked green glass stairwell.
Finally I see Rose she's the new reception (I find this kinda sad cause she was the Director of the Facilities department), we have a little small talk then I ask her how do I get to the old building. She tells me it's near a block called "2GD".
For some reason we start talking about the company's growth and she mentions that the map of the site will be on the internet along with who is near a proxity detector. I figure she must mean close circuit cameras and I ask why are they doing this. I tell her that I find it's a huge invasion of privacy. Rose says that it's to stop people who might being doing bad things like smoking marijiuana. I squeal with delight and mention how the company now looks like a bussling town. As I head off I say to Rose "Cheers again!". I notice two girls who are MRs looking at me and whispering "Did you hear him say 'Cheers again!'?". I guess they've figured I'm not an American.
On my way out of the office I see a line of teenage men siting on a line of chairs who appear to be waiting for the standard MR acceptability test. What's weird is that there is an old man watching them with a stop watch in his hand. I smile because I remember what it was like when I was an MR. I throw my empty fromage frais yogurt cup into the bin and silence cheer myself for shooting it in the bin hoopless.
As I step out of the building I notice that the massive car park is now a closed off shopping arcade. I am carrying an Argos catalogue (Summer 2000 edition) and a file folder with me.