How This Retired Nurse Makes Money as a Transcriptionist Living in the UK

Mar 26, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
I often hear from potential students who have retired from their full-time jobs but still want to stay busy and earn a little extra income on the side. I also hear from students who live outside the US and wonder if they can 1) still take my courses and 2) find work. The answer to those...

Why Legal Transcription is a Great Fit for This Former Programmer

Mar 12, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
One of the coolest things about doing what I do is hearing the different ways my students start their transcription businesses. Krista's story is no different. She actually came across Transcribe Anywhere after completing a different course and is now a successful transcriptionist. You never know...

How this Stay-at-Home Mom Made the Switch to General Transcription

Feb 12, 2018 by Janet Shaughnessy
We love hearing from graduates who made a career change into transcription (like Julie, for example). It doesn't matter what your previous career was, or how old you are, or how much money you used to make. The switch to general transcription can be a great option for SO many people... ... like...

How This Transcriptionist Overcame Anxiety and Found Success Working from Home

Dec 05, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Many people out there despise the 9-to-5 grind. They don't like commuting, the office politics and drama, or having to answer to a boss. And who can blame them, right? I know I'm much happier now that I work for myself. And lots of other TA grads feel the same way. For others, working in a...

How this Stay-at-Home Mom Makes Money as a Part-Time General Transcriptionist

Nov 06, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Being a mom is a lot of work. And sometimes it's easy for us moms to get overwhelmed with taking care of our kids while trying to juggle getting our work-at-home hustle on. But it IS possible! And I have just the grad to help encourage you on your journey to work at home as a transcriptionist....

Why General Transcription Makes a Great Second Career

Oct 09, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
One of the best parts of my job is hearing the stories of TA graduates from all walks of life. Everyone comes into my training with a different background, and it never ceases to amaze me that no matter why you're starting out, anyone can succeed. Take Julie. She was in a career for fifteen years...

This General Transcriptionist Found Her First Client in Four Days

Sep 13, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Even though Nancy was a retired business owner, she needed something that would allow her the freedom and flexibility to work part-time. Something to bring in some extra money while still allowing her to enjoy her retirement. Insert Transcribe Anywhere! And, upon graduating from the course, she...

How Alica Went from Fired to Successful Work-At-Home Transcriptionist

Aug 29, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
If you've ever thought you were too old to learn a new skill or start your own business, this student success story is for you! Alica was fired from her job after seven years. Talk about stress!! She feared she wouldn't be able to find something she TRULY enjoyed. Then she found Transcribe...

Success Despite Tragedy: How Transcription Changed This Man's Life - Part 2

Jun 19, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
Today we're back with Part 2 of George's incredible story! If you forgot where we left off, George was on the hunt for legitimate work-from-home opportunities. He needed something that fit both his physical and financial needs. (If you need a full refresher, be sure to check out Part 1...

Success Despite Tragedy: How Transcription Changed This Man's Life - Part 1

Jun 06, 2017 by Janet Shaughnessy
This post is going to blow you away, folks. Yes, I am setting it up with high expectations because I KNOW it's going to inspire and encourage everyone. Today I'm featuring the story of one of our TA students. But this story isn't like your typical success story. This story highlights the...


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