Self-discipline enthusiasm in a transcriber makes him/her a pro. Self-discipline is basically the ability to control your unnecessary habits and stay focused in order to get what needs to be done to achieve a goal successfully. Let’s start with some self-discipline tips. Continue reading
Getting your first freelance business transcription client can be a challenge. You just need to act and keep going because clients won’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 client’s expectations. Continue reading
A growing number of people are discovering the joys of working from home. According to a study, an estimated 3 million American professionals are employed full-time or part-time online. Industries that are most likely to offer remote work include medical and health, government, finance, customer service, and computer and information technology. Medical transcriptionists, in particular, are in very high demand, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2015 data, the median hourly rate for transcriptionists is $17.17—which is considerably higher than the minimum hourly wage in the country today. Continue reading
Guilt is a common feeling among parents who work at an office. However, you do not have to feel this guilt because you can find ways to work at home and be able to spend time with your children!
Don’t be fooled into thinking that spending the vacations with your kids and working will be nonstop fun. While you can spend lazy days by the pool with the kids, and sip cold drinks, you will need to be professional in how you conduct business. Continue reading
Many people dream of a transcription career while working from home, but few are aware of how much equipment or software to buy. You may be overwhelmed at the advice you receive regarding what you need and what you don’t. If you are confused as to how much transcribers equipment you need to buy, read on. Continue reading
Ever since our childhood, we have been advised to give our best shot at everything we do, but the question arises whether we are actually doing enough about it. As adults, being caught up in the groove of our work and family life our mental prowess to perform at the raised bar we set for ourselves, as neuroscience tells us.
However, thanks to the new research that sheds light on the plasticity of our brains, you can actually raise your performance bar higher than ever and attain our target by stretching our physical and mental capabilities. Continue reading
When getting started as a transcriber, you may be confused about the rules to follow, how to format your transcripts and when to use colloquial expressions. Read on for an introduction to basic transcription guidelines.
Note: Different transcription companies may have specific additional rules to be followed. You should confirm and conform to the rules of the company where you are applying for transcription work. Continue reading
Your proofreading checklist should include the most important parameters that define high-quality writing. Here’s an essential checklist for proofreaders for creating an advertising copy or an informative web page. Continue reading
Many people enjoy the benefits of working from home when they are able to find transcription jobs. Online transcription jobs are becoming more and more available as the digital world begins to prove itself as a viable resource for finding top quality workers. A transcriptionist job is becoming highly desired due to its flexibility and excellent pay. To get hired for an online transcriber position, however, the following requirements must be taken into consideration. Continue reading