New hires must clearly understand what is expected from them. If you want to get a weekly summary of progress via email, let them know. If you’ve got an unspoken policy, according to which an employee has to work alone for some time trying to fix a problem before they can ask for help, let them know.
Get Feedback from Your New Hire
As we mentioned before, it’s valuable to see your work with fresh eyes. However, take new hires’ observations with a grain of salt – these observations might lack objectivity.