Schedule lunch. One sure-fire way of getting to know your fellow employees is at lunch. More importantly it’s right in the middle of your work day so you don’t have to worry about spending your own time trying to get to know someone at work. To lighten the mood you can always try going somewhere fun for lunch, or you can try to figure out where your fellow employee likes to go for lunch. There can be a lot of bonding done over lunch. This raises another good point. You don’t have to impress anyone by suggesting an expensive place. Most people would be happier (financially) and more relaxed at a fast food place (somewhere you can enjoy some comfort foods).