how to how to 2Do your employees get tripped up when trying to figure out how to log in to a particular website, or accomplish some online benefits-related task? Even though you list out the steps, do some folks only really “get it” when they watch someone do it in person?

If so, consider making a quick tutorial-style video that shows you or someone from your team successfully doing that tricky thing step-by-step, on screen.

Interested in trying this out? Below are two software options you might consider downloading (for FREE!) to help you record audio and video of your screen in a snap :

For PCs and Macs


To learn how to use Jing in 7 minutes, watch this tutorial.

For Macs only:

QuickTime (which should already be installed on your Mac) and Soundflower.

To learn how to sync these up, watch this brief tutorial.

Lastly, just for fun, here’s a fun tutorial video on how to draw a 3-D Loch Ness Monster.


As long as we’re talking about making simple videos to grab your employees’ attention, you should also consider asking employees who’ve used the benefits communication tools you’re trying to promote to sit down for a simple testimonial — video or otherwise.

For step-by-step instructions on how to do this…

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