Ask them what team they’re on, their favorite part of working at the company, their weekend plans—anything!
Small talk can be intimidating, so here are some topics you can prepare to help the conversation go well.
If you know you share a common interest with co-workers, start a chat room where everyone can discuss a designated topic.
It can be about anything work appropriate—sports, a TV show, or recipes, for example.
In the last year, we’ve moved locations twice and began using new equipment and new software. One employee keeps asking her teammates for food and money.