7 Tips for Using Humor to Make Your Open Enrollment Communication More Effective (No Joke!)

A SHRM Webcast

Presenter: David Daskal

July 2016 (available for on-demand viewing through June 2017)

Program length: 60 minutes

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When it comes to benefits communication, a little humor can go a long way. Done right, it can delight and surprise your employees, keep them engaged, and motivate them to take action. Done wrong, it can make your employees groan, roll their eyes, and feel disrespected or misunderstood.

In this program, David Daskal, a benefits communication expert for Jellyvision, will share seven actionable tips for incorporating appropriately humor into your benefits communication strategy in a way that gets the results you want—and avoids a (sad clown horn) communications disaster. He will help you identify opportunities for using humor in a variety of communication channels, including posters and fliers, mailers, emails, live benefits presentations, and webinars. Also, he'll tell a bunch of really bad great jokes. You’ll learn:

  • What behavioral science research has to say about humor and learning
  • How and why you should be using humor to improve your benefits communication strategy
  • Effective techniques for using humor in your communications – even if you’re not funny!

About the Presenter: David Daskal is a benefits communication expert for Jellyvision. A former monologist and a lover of all things benefits, Mr. Daskal has worked with clients across the country to breathe new life into employee communications. He’s also spoken to a number of audiences on the topic of benefits education, sharing tips and tricks to eliminate jargon, engage employees and win the beaming admiration of your boss.

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Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by Alex by Jellyvision



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