How to Create an Effective Employee Orientation Video?

Isabella Garcia Isabella Garcia Updated on Jan 18 , 2022 Tag:

This guide will show you the easiest way to create an effective employee orientation video on your computer.

An effective employee orientation video can help you save a lot of time and effort. You don’t need to explain to new employees over and over what the job is, how the company’s systems operate, what the software does and what it does, etc. This video is not only useful for companies training new employees but also helpful for job handovers for those who are leaving. The content of the employee orientation video can be very rich, which may include your operation process on the computer, narration audio, detailed text description, logical annotations, and more. In this guide, we will show you how to create an effective employee orientation video on the PC  and how to make it more perfect.

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How to Create an Effective Employee Orientation Video with RecMaster?

To make an employee orientation video, you can use a screen recorder to help you. Compared to pictures and text, video is the most direct and effective medium. You can use a video capturing tool to record your entire operation process on the computer screen with your narration. RecMaster is reliable and easy-to-use video recording software. It enables you to record your computer screen smoothly and conveniently. Its main interface is very simple and it has no complicated and redundant buttons and options. Before the detailed steps about how to create the employee orientation videos, you can get this great tool by clicking the buttons below.

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Step 1: Launch RecMaster and choose a recording mode

Step 2: Set screen recording settings according to your needs

Step 3: Hit the REC button to start the video recording

Step 4: Pause/Stop the recording

Step 5: Edit/share the recorded video

Step 1: Launch RecMaster and choose a recording mode

After you download and install RecMaster successfully, launch it and you will see several recording modes on the main interface. You can choose the Full-Screen mode to capture the entire desktop. If you want to select the recording area, you can choose the Custom-Area mode. Here we choose the Full-Screen mode as an example.

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Step 2: Set screen recording settings according to your needs

The next step is to confirm the recording settings. RecMaster allows you to record the system sound, microphone sound, and your webcam. If you need to explain while operating, don’t forget to enable the microphone.

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Step 3: Hit the REC button to start the video recording

Then, It’s time to start to make the employee orientation video. You can easily find the big red REC button on the interface. When you are ready to start, you can hit it or press the Alt key + 1. The recording will start after a three-second countdown.

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Step 4: Pause/Stop the recording

When you move the cursor to the top of the screen, a mini toolbar will appear. You can click on the pushpin icon to pin it while recording or click on the circle icon to set the opacity of the toolbar. The size and time of the recording screen will also appear on it. If you want to pause the capturing, you can click the Pause icon. When you need to end it, you can click on the Stop icon. RecMaster is a user-friendly recording tool that enables you to take a screenshot during the recording. It also allows you to add some annotations such as highlight, text, number, line, arrow, and more. You just need to click on the paintbrush icon and then the annotation tool will pop up.

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Step 5: Edit/share the recorded video

Then, you can back to the main interface. In the recording list, you can see the recorded video and audio. RecMaster enables you to rewatch/rename/edit/locate/delete the recordings. You can also share it with your colleagues or new employees. It should be reminded that the screenshots are saved in the folder. Just click on the Folder icon and you will find them.

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Tip: RecMaster has a built-in editing tool. If you want to make some basic editing on your employee orientation video, you can hit the scissors icon to pop up the editing window. RecMaster allows you to cut, trim, add subtitles, remove the logo, and delete the unwanted clips.

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How to Make the Employee Orientation Video more Effective with Shotcut?

So far you have a nice employee orientation video. But if you want to make it more effective, you can use a free video editor to help you. Shotcut is a free, regularly updated multi-platform video editing application, filled with interesting ideas and powerful features. You can import video recorded with RecMaster into Shotcut and edit it. This software supports video, audio, and image formats via FFmpeg. It uses a timeline for non-linear video editing of multiple tracks that may be composed of various file formats and you can use some video and audio filters in it.

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Conclusion

In this tutorial, we have shown you how to create an effective employee orientation video with RecMaster and how to make the employee orientation video more effective with Shotcut. With reliable tools, this is not difficult for a novice. RecMaster is an easy-to-use and feature-rich screen recorder which allows you to make s detailed employee orientation video. It also has many advanced features such as adding your special watermark, recording schedule, adding cursor effects, and so on. Get this great software and start to create an effective employee orientation video now!

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Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia is an experienced editor for RecMaster, She currently concentrates on writing articles about gameplay recordings and also, How-to guide to regular recordings. Her article aims to provide users with more instructive information.

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