Provide clear information about how ECRs can approach you, and be proactive with challenges or concerns
Pick a communication strategy that works for you and let your team know your preferences. This might include holding an open virtual office hour or being accessible via an online discussion platform. ECRs should be able to use these discussions for a variety of concerns, however you should clearly state any circumstances in which you expect ECRs to contact you (e.g., family or health emergency, unanticipated project or timeline issues). This may prevent small issues from developing into larger problems.