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It's that time of year when we all get a little more thankful, thoughtful and giving. But many of our companies provide opportunities for employees to give back to the community throughout the year. Whether it's supporting employees through a hurricane or personal tragedy, or cleaning up a public space for others to enjoy -- community involvement stories like these move minds and hearts and show what you are made of.
Check out this video we made with ELKAY to share how they supported employees through a natural disaster. Community involvement stories matter to candidates. Film your own with the recipe below. But first, get your tissues ready and watch this video.
Tis the season of reflection and expressing gratitude. Whether it's your latest career move, promotion, the wrap up of a project, or amazing colleagues and family members- all of us have something to be thankful for in and outside of the workplace. To jumpstart this festive season, our team put together our own short video reflecting on what we're most thankful for from 2017. What might this look like in your work place?
Many people may feel uncomfortable and nervous with the idea of being in a video, especially when they're new to the idea and have never been on camera before. Luckily, it's very simple to put your camera talent at ease. With preparation, anyone can get through their first video shoot with some words of encouragement and some quick easy tips.
Keeping your camera talent at ease
In the video above, here are the seven tips for putting your camera talent at ease:
Looking for more tips to keep your camera talent at ease while being filmed. Check out how to make your team comfortable on camera.
In this Film Your Own video tutorial, Abby walks through some tips and tricks to taking b-roll to give your job or company culture video some visual pop! But what exactly is b-roll? B-roll is shot around a workplace or company that helps brings companies and jobs to life. It's the people, places, things, faces, and actions that are heard around your workplace.
In this video you will learn:
Curious about the Film Your Own job video process? Learn more about our Film Your Own app!
Elena and Abby bring you innovative stories from the workplace.