The Great Resignation…

You may have seen articles about this recently in the newspapers and online.  COVID-19 has changed the world, the way we work and the way we think about our lives and the future. When the pandemic started early in 2020, we had no idea that nearly two years on our lives would still be being…

Why general transcription?

We are often asked whether a general transcription course is better than a medical or legal transcription course. I do get frustrated when I see on some forums that there is this idea that general transcription is the “easy” option and not as hard as medical or legal.  I strongly disagree. This topic came up…

The Price is Right!

In our last webinar, during the end of session Q&A we were asked about pricing. Just this week, we have been helping a former student, who is now one of our team, create a quote to a direct client. Pricing is one of the hardest things to do, especially if you are new to the…

Forever Young

There have been many articles in the press recently about ageism. Many people want to take a step back from their main career, but still want to work part-time, or in a less pressured environment, without having to dip into their superannuation or pensions. One article spoke about a lady who had dreamed of her…

If life gives you lemons – get transcribing!

None of us know what curve balls life has in store for us.  If you or a loved one has found themselves in a situation where an unexpected diagnosis or chronic condition has altered life forever, why not look at transcribing? People living with conditions such as fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, chronic anxiety, and cancer, to…

Once In A Lifetime…

Right now we’re in uncharted waters.  Everything is changing and it’s tough.  2020 has shown us that what we thought was solid ground can shift like sand at any moment. CHANGE…. What 2020 is also showing is us that going forward there will be many changes, and they will be profound. Some work practices will…

Sunshine after the rain…

Although the sun is only just now peeping out through the clouds, hopefully the COVID storm is passing. While we’re waiting for those final showers to pass overhead, what has the world learned from lockdown and what should we be looking forward to? Despite the horrors of seeing rising death tolls, empty supermarket shelves, and…

Helping clients survive and thrive!

If life wasn’t challenging enough since COVID-19 raised its serpented head and forced us all into self-isolation, and lock-down, now we’re having to try and get a grip of new technologies.  As with many things, people often reject change, especially when they are already anxious and unsettled, and nothing speaks of change like technology, where…