Common Challenges Transcriptionists Face and How to Handle Them: Part Two

Oct 01, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
We previously discussed how to deal with poor audio quality, an issue that deserved its very own blog post! Today we are going to discuss other common challenges transcriptionists face, from boredom to bodily aches and pains and more. Even though these challenges can be difficult, there are still...
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Common Challenges Transcriptionists Face and How to Handle Them: Part One

Sep 24, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
With transcription, just like with any job, you'll be faced with challenges from time to time. This post is the first in a two-part series dealing with some of the most common challenges transcriptionists face. Poor audio quality is certainly one of the hardest challenges in the transcription...
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19 Transcription Clients That Need Your Services

Sep 17, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
Instead of hearing from me today, we're featuring guest writer Chloe Brittain of Opal Transcription Services! Chloe is a freelance writer and transcriptionist, plus she's the owner of Opal Transcription Services, an audio transcription company serving clients in North America and abroad. You can...
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How Kim Balances Homeschooling with Working as a Part-Time Legal Transcriptionist

Sep 03, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
A lot of moms want to be able to stay at home with their children and homeschool. But homeschooling doesn’t come cheap. Resources like curriculum, books, outings, and school supplies cost money. Starting a part-time business like transcription can really help out with those expenses....
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5 Ways to Set Yourself Apart as a Great Transcriptionist

Aug 21, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
As I've said before, transcriptionists are in high demand. But oftentimes, clients aren’t content to have just a good transcriptionist. They want someone who truly stands out in the field and sets themselves apart as a great transcriptionist... someone who takes their work seriously, who...
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Redefining Success with Legal Transcription: Tracy's Story

Aug 06, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
If someone were to ask you how you defined success, how would you answer? Would it be the amount of money you make? Would it be that the hours you work are exactly the hours you want? What about finding a dream job that gave your life purpose? Tracy’s story is all about redefining success...
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Parenting and Working From Home -- Can You Do Both?

Jul 26, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I'm excited to welcome Lisa to the blog! Lisa is a work-at-home, homeschooling mom of four kiddos. She knows a thing or two about juggling parenting and working from home, and she's been kind enough to share her expertise with us today. Take it away, Lisa! *** Because more and more people are...
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How Angela Reinvented Herself with Legal Transcription

Jul 11, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
Slim on finances, long commute, lacking the right skills? These are all things many people would consider immovable roadblocks when considering a career change. But Angela didn’t. Today we're getting to know Angela, who went from dead-end jobs to her dream job, and I can’t help but...
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5 Ways to Socialize When You Work from Home

Jul 05, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
You’re all set up with your home office. You have some well-established clients. And then you realize the last time you had a conversation with someone other than your cat was over a week ago. Some type of socialization is definitely in order! I think we can all agree that working from home...
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How This Mom Found Freedom with General Transcription

Jun 18, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
When it's time to go, it's time to go. That's exactly how Liesel felt in her full-time job. And after she came to this realization, she started on a journey that was both terrifying and incredibly fulfilling. Because when you step out of your comfort zone and try something new, that's when the...
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