Random Thoughts and Ideas
From a rambling mind wanting to share
Getting the most out of your child’s IEP evaluation
IEP: Individualized Education Program. An IEP is meant to help meet the educational needs of children with disabilities. An IEP is supposed to help children reach educational goals. What happens when parent and educators do not agree on what those goals should be or the process in which they are being achieved (or not […]
That time of year again…are you ready for the ‘hard to buy for’ freelancer in your life?
Every year there is that one, or two or five people on your list and you just have no idea what to get them. They seem to have everything or not to need anything. Why not give them the gift of time and money? CLK Transcription offers Gift Certificates for the freelancer in your life […]
Yes! I Said it. Not everyone is cut out for transcription, but…
Being able to do transcription, for me, is a joy. I look forward to work every day. I enjoy what I do and love the idea that I can continue to expand my skills every day. I do not know everything, but this is the job that can teach me every day. I believe honesty […]
So much work, so little willing workers? I don’t think so.
Many have heard this and many use this as an excuse to send their work offshore. It may be true for some industries. In others, like transcription, it is not. What may be true is that there are so many workers who have become accustomed to demanding rates and salaries that are no longer feasible. […]
Are you an IC Transcriptionist? Why it’s important to be honest. Happy Anniversary to CLK Transcription
Working with independent contractors is tricky enough with all the regulations about what is an IC and what is not. Utilizing ICs, I am well aware of the limitations, and still I enjoy doing so because I know it is helping someone build their business. I am their client. There are many pitfalls to hiring […]
From Transcriptionists, to Transcriptionists, about CLK and the general task at hand…
From Patricia J. We partner with the authors and journalists to provide them with a written transcript. We work to make them look good and to make the transition from verbal communication to written word as seamless and clean as possible. We are language specialists who enjoy the opportunity to learn about new fields, other […]
Dear Interviewer. Part two in a transcriptionist’s quest to better serve you…
I believe a transcriptionist is a journalist’s/writer’s/physician’s/educator’s/student’s best friend. We are able to transcribe your audio and provide you with quality documents, and in doing so, save you time and money. Thee are some tips that you can keep in mind, as someone who has the need for audio transcription, that can make it easier […]
E-mails can be overwhelming, but they don’t always have to be.
Okay. Fun with emails is fun with emails, and we all joke about the spam – you know the Viagra, the “send me money and I send you millions’, etc – but lots of times they get us all a bit crazy, or if we are lucky, the e-mails giving us work information and contacts […]
Did you wash your hands? Did the person before you? Mysophobia anyone?
I cannot tell you how agitated I get when I witness some habits of people and their ability to affect (infect) my life. No, I am not a compulsive, mysophobic, although there are times I wonder what is so wrong with practicing a little mysophobia anyway. Maybe those with the disorder are on to […]
Random thought of the day: Some words are overused. Here are some of my pet peeves.
I have watched and listened to many people over the last few days that has led me to form the opinion that certain words are overused, and used with no sincerity or knowledge of meaning behind them. Innocent: People use this word to describe others or their own actions. If an action is questionable, which […]