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Absolutely not. In my recruting experience many were old-timers having worked

Posted By: for large nationals for years! sm on 2006-05-04
In Reply to: Are all the bad applicants necessarily newbies????? - just checking

It is frightening.

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Does Transtech require one weekend day to be worked for part-timers? Thanks!
Part-timers cost as much to have on the books as full timers with only
a fraction of the revenue. It costs the same to run a check, mail things, send equipment, set up with IS, etc with PT as FT.
Acsend Healthcare contacted me. They do not use a recruting company
to hire.  They do not charge $25.00 background check.  I have removed the job ads posted and asked that they repost.
Absolutely the worst company I have worked for. SM
Extremely disorganized, outdated platform (in terms of MedRiteXL), unprofessional management.
I have worked there for over a year now and have had absolutely no problems
They pay is on time as long as you get your invoice in on time. The work is there,and the QA people are awsome
The only company I have ever worked for is Soft Script so I have absolutely nothing to compare sm
it to. I had my own accounts, lost them and so went with the first company to high resistance me!  I've been with them a few years now and certainly have had issues but with absolutely nothing to compare it to, I have always assumed this was just par for the course....now after reading all these negative comments about the management and the platform, etc., I am wondering what I'm missing by staying with SS...how much worse is this company than most? Would it be prudent to start interviewing with other companies and if so, which ones are better than SS. I would so appreciate any input....I support myself and believe me if I can find a better company where I could make a bit more money...I would be there yesterday! 
My experience is I worked about
the archives before applying.  Much of it was about bad QA, a horrible platform and bad dictators.  My QA experience was actually very positive and I had someone who was patient and took a lot of time attempting to help me adjust.  It was very personalized which I loved.  I almost felt guilty when I decided I had to leave.  There is no way I was going ot pay my bills or enjoy coming to work each day.  The dictators and voice files were terrible. The platform was just no frills.  Nothing good or bad about it in my opinion except maybe a little slow?  The office staff was friendly enough but I don't think they actually knew what they were doing.  Maybe they were new to the company too?
It's been my experience that it ends on your last day worked. nm
I had this experience when I worked for Precyse.
Glad to be gone from that nonsense.
I worked for this company and it was the worst experience of my career.
I would advise you to search the archives on this board. You will be able to make your own decision based on that info.
Has anyone worked with Linda Kelley of TTS/Medware & can you tell me about your experience, please?

Has anyone worked with Linda Kelley of TTS/Medware, and can you please tell me about your experience??  THANKS SO VERY MUCH, your time is greatly appreciated!!!



Only if you need the experience I guess. I worked some real low-paying ones -
in the beginning for that reason. If you mean the letterhead and like page numbers, then no. But if you're referring to the headings like HPI, PMH, etc., those should be included. You have to put them in. I know at least 1 company that cleverly didn't pay for them. That was quite a few years ago. I quit in 3 mos.
I had a good friend who worked for them and had an awful experience.

She said that the work load was sporadic at best.  They would either be drowning in work or starving.  She said that her pay was late two or three times and when she questioned management on it they were extremely rude.  She said that the owner/manager of the company was a nightmare who was prone to screaming fits and berating those who disagreed with her.

You can take this for what it's worth.  I hope it helps with your decision.

Speaking from experience.. you work all day and make nothing. I also have worked for other companies
on Escription and made a lot more.I just came to the conclusion that they do not pay for headers, footers, spaces etc.. I swear I would work 8 hours and be lucky to make $50. It was my first Escription account so when I changed companies I could not believe it. I make in a few hours what took me 10-12 hours to make at Focus. Dont waste your time. They design it so you dont make any money. What a waste of time working there.
can any part-timers tell me...

If you have requested time off without pay in the past and if it was at all a problem?

...old timers. Very sad situation for many of us. nm
do they take part timers?.....nm

any part-timers for JLG
Just wondering if there are any part-timers for JLG- wondering if you went from full-time to part-time? What are the requirements?
Why don't they want part timers? sm
What is the quota for full time? I think they're missing out on some good MTs who for many reasons can only work part time.
Old timers are thrilled to be promoted too sm
and especially thrilled when they get offered more for their experience coming in than sombody training for goodness sakes.  I just can't get behind that rationale.
Will never understand why part timers get
same or better pay than full time people. I know they do not get paid benefits, but it is still the full time people who are the backbone and need to be appreciated.
I know there are some part-timers working there.
There aren't any benefits available to PT though.
do they hire part-timers?
I'm not sure I'd want 1200 lines a day. Is that a requirement?
It is tough on part timers.
I think that's probably the point. Webmedx benefits by having more full time employees. I don't personally like it because I'm part time and it's a pay cut for me, but I do understand.
I believe it was just the part-timers that got the e-mail. sm
Work volumes are extremely low, however.
No longer paying any PTO for part-timers

With the push of a button and an email going out, they informed their MT's today NO MORE PTO for PT.

How do part-timers "kill rates?" nm
Part timers often do not carry their weight.
forcing the full timers to pick up the slack and resent them.
Does Keystrokes hire part timers? Thx. nm
They got rid of all their long timers and hired in newbies
but talk about office politics! If the OM doesn't like you one day (and her moods change daily), you may find you have no work until her mood changes or if another MT is having a crisis and needs more work, yours may be sent to that MT out of pity.
There are no part-timers being hired anymore.
They are FT only.
Are the part-timers quitting DeVenture?
It's been about a month now with very little if any work for part-timers.  Anyone else quitting?
Does anyone know if Webmedx hires part-timers? TIA (nm)
I think part timers will be giving up their benefits?! sm
I got an uneasy feeling in one of the conference calls when they were saying how excited they were about this whole thing and how things would not change.  I e-mailed someone at DeVenture asking if us part times would lose our benefits and the response was that she did not know and would have to get a hold of someone at Transcend.  I really need the health insurance that I now pay the whole amount on.  It doesn't sound good or look good to me, but will wait and see.
But most of us are unhappy there now...especialy those of us who are long-timers.
Any "long-timers" with Focus Infomatic?

I am thinking about applying to FI and I was wondering if there is anybody out there who has worked for them at least a little while.  I checked some of the archives about Focus but is there anyone who likes working for them? 

Doesn't seem to be a lot of others hiring part timers though
Do they use part-timers? Is their software friendly and accurate? Thx. nm
TransHealth has paid holidays for full timers. nm

They've been around for years. Some of us old-timers applied long
Transtech part-timers schedule question

I know TT requires their FT employees to either rotate full weekends or work a schedule that includes either a Saturday or Sunday.  Does anyone know if they require this of the PT people?


Webmedx- Do they offer bennies for part timers?
Also, what does the phone interview consists of.  I was told it would be a 30 minute interview.
I wanna think that OSI has an ad up stating that now have benefits for part-timers..Other than that,
I do not think many do. Everyone was saying how Wedmedx did, but when I checked into it, their idea of PT was like 35 hours or something, but I could be wrong and I do believe they are also fairly rigid about those 35 hours. I think anyone that offers health insurance is going to ask for a fairly strict schedule and probably FT but you never know. You might also check into your local hospitals. I know they do have insurance and usually pretty good for PT.
Any companies letting part-timers buy in on the health insurance? sm
Just wondering if there are any transcription companies where you can work 20 or 25 hours a week and get in on the health insurance plan even if you have to pay the whole premium yourself? Thanks
Do they have enough work to keep you busy? Do full timers have any flexibility in their hours?
Competitive line rates?
looking for transcription co that needs at-home part-timers and provides equip/software

Does anyone know of a transcription company that needs part-time at-home transcriptionists and provides equipment and/or software?  Thanks!



Webmedx offers incentive scale to part timers. NM
Don't part-timers with Chronicle have to work the entire weekend? Saw in a recent ad. nm
Any companies offer part-timers chance to buy into group insurance? need coverage ....

I've been looking at prices for solo medical insurance and while I can probably afford some coverage, I'm feeling rather paranoid about having insurance canceled if I actually get sick -- I'm fairly ignorant about what protections may have been passed and may just be responding to other people's horror stories.


Anyway, I'm not entirely sure I want to work full time for any of the nationals ... they seem to have gotten awfully rigid wrt daily line counts within certain fixed hours ... some days I'm simply creaky and hate feeling pressured ... so part time to start seems more reasonable than jumping in with both feet.  Any infor or recommendations appreciated ... 


I worked for a temp agency for 3 years..LOVED it. Just worked. No counts, no hassels, GREAT pay..
No benefits at the time.  I even learned pathology while temping (8 months on that assigment).  I loved the variety, the ability to say I'm not available such and such time.  I'd do it again in a heartbeat if I didn't need benefits.
A company is ONLY supposed to verify that someone worked there, what dates they worked, whether PT o
and last date worked. It opens everyone up to a lawsuit if more is given, so most companies are told by their attorneys and business advisors to verify only.

No one has a right to a reference, only verification of employment.