Don't work in a cubicle farm
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Take advice number one: "don't work in a cubicle". You'll be looking a long time for a job that comes with its own office. Most corporations, especially, make sure that offices only go to managers above a certain rank. That's just how it is.
I'd suggest that this would better be be phrased as "Dont work in a cubicle farm".
Grouping a team of 3-6 cow-orkers who have shared job responsibilities together in a open plan group of cubicles can enhance productivity.
Building a huge cattle pen to house 10-30 employees with mostly unrelated duties, especially if any of them have jobs that require a lot of time on the phone, is counter-productive.
All it takes is one loud-voiced joker with an exaggerated sense of his own funniness to crash the productivity of everybody else.