You might have grown up thinking that you had one option for a career: go to college and get a 9-to-5 job.
What you probably didn’t know is this: nearly 53 million Americans are making money from non-traditional employment, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading
The work from home option sounds an attractive proposition for many moms due to its sheer flexibility. However, they are generally unsure whether they would be able to stay disciplined and productive while working from home due to many distractions, like family, neighbors and even the laundry, with other household responsibilities on top of it. Therefore, this form of work calls for embracing some personal development tips on their part. Continue reading
According to estimates made not so long ago, a significant percentage of people under 25 are either unemployed or underemployed, portraying a rather dismal scenario of those who are the newest members of the workforce. While it’s easy to assume that there aren’t enough jobs for the job seekers which turns out to be a true assumption as well, equally true is the fact that we also have a skills gap. The frustration of the employers is quite evident, as there are jobs waiting to be filled, but the current job seekers just don’t have the right skills. Continue reading
The holidays bring a sense of joy and opportunity to reconnect with your dear ones; however, they can bring you stress from additional tasks such as buying gifts and financial worries. Life can become really hectic at this time of year, making you feel hard-pressed for time in getting things done. Continue reading
A lot of people tend to lose focus during the holiday season, as they are burdened with an ever-growing to-do list with less time available to them. This time of the year entails planning for travel, preparing for guests, shopping for gifts, attending children’s events and parties, plus a lot more that leads to stress. This has a direct bearing on their work performance resulting in reduced productivity. Continue reading
General transcriptionists are in demand now, more than ever before. The digital age has made it possible to record almost every meeting, phone call, conference and court session. Transcriptionists take those recording and convert them to printable documents. The content can be stored to a computer and printed whenever it is needed, making it easily accessible at all times. The increasing demand for transcriptionists is across the board. General transcription is becoming an extremely profitable business, much of which can be performed at home. Continue reading
Working for yourself is a goal many people would do almost anything to reach. If you want to work for yourself in an environment you enjoy, become a transcriptionist. You can work for yourself, as well as accept contracted work from general transcription companies. Take the time to familiarize with the types of jobs that are available to you and take the first steps to reach your goal of self- employment. Continue reading
Getting your first freelance business transcription client can be a challenge. You just need to act and keep going because clients wonâ€™t just magically appear. Like in any other service, a lot of people may not want to buy what you offer but there will always be some who do. Therefore, you will need to invest on those few good people. The key is to make yourself look as if you have been in the business for years. Offer discounts and always try to meet or exceed your clientsâ€™ expectations. Continue reading
Successful audio transcription requires workers with a niche skill set. The skillset is expensive when you consider the overheads, benefits and wages of a dedicated transcription team. This is why many companies use transcription software or outsource their needs to a third party company.
Using transcription software and hiring a human transcriber each have their own place. But which one is the best? Continue reading
General transcriptionists face a variety of challenges in today’s extremely competitive work environment. Transcription jobs are in high demand and to be successful, you must be both efficient and accurate. You also need to stay well-informed of the newest technological advancements and be able to offer the highest quality service at an affordable rate. Continue reading