Temporary Employment Agency or Television Sitcom “The Office” By: Josephine Alena Chaney
Comparison or Contrast Essay
English Comp. 101
Temporary Employment Agency or Television Sitcom “The Office”
This is “great!” A place in the world, I can go to that is like a job factory. The perfect job was waiting just for me. I did not need an education because it was my dream job and I knew how to do it. I was the only person that could fill the position so an application was an unnecessary process. In my mind I pictured it being as it is in the movie Beetlejuice, when he went to be employed as a ghoul. Unlike the movie, this was a place for people that were alive and wanted to work. People do not go to a temporary agency to fulfill an unemployment requirement because when someone goes to a temporary agency they go in unemployed and come out employed.
I had it all worked out in my mind. The temporary agency’s office was big and elaborate. It had water fountains that stood in each of the four corners. A place that was very relaxing. I heard the faint sound of jazz playing in the background. The people that worked at the temporary agency were nicer than the environment. Everybody was so nice and eager to give me the perfect job. They knew that I was coming, so they waited for me to get there. I would go in unemployed and come out employed. That was a great feeling. I couldn’t wait to get to the temporary agency’s office.
I got to the temporary agency’s office and I was still excited, anticipation was written all over my face. However, reality sat in when I opened the door to the office and it was like walking on to the set of the television sitcom “The Office.” I saw Pam Beesly, Dwight Schrute, and Michael Scott. “The Office” might have a statue of Dark Vader lounging next to an applicant. A temporary agency will have a useless picture of a pear hanging on the wall or maybe a cheap picture of a horse since I live in Kentucky. Somewhere hidden in the corner...
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