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๐ŸŒฑ โฃ6 Grounding Questions To Ask Your New Hire



Getting to know your new hire is a super important step in the onboarding process.


Below are a few questions to help you gain the insight needed for the journey of working together! ๐ŸŒฟ

โฃ1) ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜'๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€? Over slack, text, email, asana, verbally, etc.? โฃ2) ๐——๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—น๐˜†? Some people really enjoy brainstorming/problem-solving sessions with others and some really donโ€™t. The convo that occurs due to this question helps dig into this more. โฃ3) ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ? Over email when it happens? On a call during a 1:1 check-in? โฃ4) ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚? This helps understand any emotional wounds that may be present. โฃ5) ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜'๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ. ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ? Sending your team a lil' treat every now and then is something you may feel like doing in the future...especially if your team has a love language of โ€œreceiving giftsโ€. โฃ6) ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚'๐—ฑ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ? Do they shut off their phone at 8pm? Do they take every other Friday off? Do they have a strict no-work weekend? Do they check their emails over the weekend and do you require that they respond over the weekend?โฃ ๐ŸŒฟ Do you have any questions that you ask new hires?

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