(1). To advance (at least in the mind of your HR department) to the “next level” through some kind of training or seminar or some other crap.
“Jim, we’d like to send you to Binghampton, New York for a week to attend the company’s Leadership Capability Strategic Initiative training. We think this will help you bridge the gap between your current meaningless role to the all-new meaningless role we have in mind for you.”
(1). An office or desk the company keeps open for employees visiting from other regions. You know, the one where you set up your hot plate and keep all of your unfiled papers.
“Oh, hey Jim. In from Seattle, eh? You can use the touchdown station over there. And if you want something to eat, there’s a fridge under the desk with someone’s yogurt and a couple of Kit Kats from Halloween, I think.”