In a deleted scene from the same episode, she also worries about losing her job, now that Pam has returned, and implies that, in the future, she might be desperate enough to consider marrying a man she knows, named Doug, just for the financial stability he could provide.
In "After Hours", Cathy puts her plan to seduce Jim into action.
That evening, when she's still working while the rest of the staff is desperate to leave and enjoy the holiday, she shows her respect for Michael after he tells her he's allowing his employees to leave.
In "Whistleblower", the season finale, Jo comes to Scranton determined to find out who leaked information to the press about Sabre's printers catching on fire.
After she shows off her legs to him, Jim finally tells her that he is happily married and not interested in her.
In response, Cathy feigns shock and tells him that she had no romantic intentions whatsoever.
Schrute, (Acting) Manager", but replaces him with Creed (Scranton's most senior employee) after Dwight accidentally fires a gun in the office.
In a subsequent interview with the object of her affection, Jim tells the camera crew that he thinks she is "crazy".
He was an office employee who sat across from Creed (who was directly responsible for getting Devon fired, to save his own job).
Devon (dressed as a hobo) was reluctantly laid off by Michael on "Halloween", and took it badly, smashing a pumpkin on Michael's car in retaliation.
Cathy Simms (Lindsey Broad) is the young and attractive temporary office worker who was filling in for Pam while she was on her maternity leave. She remained employed at the company for a short period of time after Pam returned.
During her time at the office, Cathy maintained a fairly inconspicuous presence, and while the members of the staff who bothered to pay her any heed often maligned or trifled her (Dwight in particular), she was able to find common ground with Jim, with whom she developed a rapport.
Embarrassed for apparently having misread the situation, he apologizes and agrees to relax.