5 ways to make training videos that workers will watch

Gone are the days of films filled with executives at desks prattling on about proper practices. Get your camera, get out on site, seek out your frontline experts, and pump up the rock music.

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They invariably include actors using “humor” to remind you of important safety issues. The jokes and scripts are so hokey that you and your colleagues focus more on the silliness than the substance.

Some co-workers even outmaneuver the system and fast-forward to where they acknowledge having watched the videos. The company gets a digital signature of acknowledgement, but have you and your team learned anything to ensure a safer workplace?

Workplace rules and safety are serious, but there is still opportunity for fun and creativity.

Here are five ways you can build better employee training videos to help your organization accomplish its objectives:

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