Unfriendly office. The big-ego boys in charge believe that newcomers will fail: just nod and smile and wait them out, one day they'll be gone and you'll still be there.
But, there are whispers. The big-ego boys are unable to fully mask their true intentions. They huddle in private groups, cast sidelong glances, speak among themselves in lowered tones. Look at one another and snicker if ever there's a mistake.