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Especially with the east coast/west coast difference

Posted By: on the night or early day shift. NM on 2007-09-15
In Reply to: I ask if work will be in my time zone in case of ?'s or need for - tech support. Sometimes you'll wait for hours!


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On the West Coast
I heard the term typing monkeys, too. Wouldn't surprise me if it were used all throughout the company, they had so little respect for us. I just thought it was an LA thing, but evidently not.
Thanks - I'm on the East Coast too
I'll have to look around here some more.  Thanks.
Is this ESL account on the west coast? nm
That sounds about right for East Coast!
So, now you see that the MTSOs don't really make that much off of us!!!!  Maybe we should thank our lucky stars!! 
Not just CA - east coast here and 100K is not all that much
for a couple to make. Many married couples I know make around that it and are just scraping by.
East coast MT/MEs? Saw Futurenet's ad (sm)
and was just curious as to why they have to live on the east coast.  Client preference?  Time zones? 
They advertised for east coast ME.
That's what I applied for. I have a FT job too, just want part-time ME at night to give my fingers a rest.
I think I figured it out. Is this person on the east coast? nm
East Coast, drawl, cobbler. n/m
It is a West Coast account. Rather not mention names. nm

She and her husband run the account. 

Today is the last day for a large hospital on the East Coast.
No doubt about it.
Where in Michigan? North, south, east, or west? Other clues? nm
W. Coast is a lot of Asian. nm
Gulf Coast Transcription
I worked for them several years ago. Very small, friendly company and pay was always on time, but have not seen anything recently about them looking for transcriptionists. At the time I worked for them, the account that I was on was just going internet, but we still used a C-phone. Sorry I can't be of more help.
Gulf Coast Transcription

I have worked for GCT for 3 years!  We use SoftMed and Chartscript via the internet.  There is always plenty of work (two major hospitals and plenty of private groups/practices), and, if, for some reason, you run out, they are more than happy to assign more work to you.  Pay is bi-monthly (direct deposit) and on time!  Pay scale is comparable!  Owners are very friendly and down to earth, very willing to work with you!  Office staff is very friendly.  Editors/Trainers are very friendly.  This is a great company to work for. 

Gulf Coast Transcription

Saw some gab a few days ago on GCS (poster was happy GCTer or something like that) and would like some info if anyone can help. 

When you say they have plenty of work, do you mind my asking how many lines you do per day/week? Also, what are they paying cpl? If you don't want to tell me exactly what they are paying you, would you just give me a range?

Also, do they work with you well when you want to take time off or need a sick day?

Thanks for the help!

I know Gulf Coast Transcription will consider it
Yeah Gulf Coast
I have been working for Gulf Coast since February.  I absolutely love this company!  Yes, all positions are IC, so of course no benefits.  However, I find the company to be so friendly and so helpful.  They bend backwards for you; whatever, you need the make sure you have it.  I am transcribing ER notes currently.  I would refer anyone to this company.  They are absolutely great!
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does anyone work for Gulf Coast Transcription out of Ft. Myers, Florida?  If so, what is their pay scale?
Hey girl, greetings from the northwest coast of Fla. sm
did you take that ASR test yet? I know Spheris has a few new accounts coming on board too but I don't think you'd want to go back to that. Cornerstone was not my cup of tea but loved TWS. If something isn't broke, don't fix it.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Found some good things in the archives, but no information recently... pros, cons, would like to apply to this company soon.  Thanks!
Gulf Coast Transcription
I just found out today that they offshore.  I didn't realize this.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does anyone currently work for this company who could give some information?  Are they hiring now?  Thanks a lot.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does anyone currently work for this company who could give some information?  Are they hiring now?  Thanks a lot.
I currently work for Gulf Coast
and absolutely love it!  I have been with them for a year and a half.  I believe they are trying to hire for nights and weekends, as we are needing the coverage for these shifts to meet our TAT.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does this company have heavy ESL? Do you have plenty of work, what kinds of platforms do they have and is pay per line decent? Any info would help. I checked their website and there is not a whole lot of information.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does this company have heavy ESL? Do you have plenty of work, what kinds of platforms do they have and is pay per line decent? Any info would help. I checked their website and there is not a whole lot of information.
Gulf Coast Transcription
Does anyone know if they offshore???  Just hired and wondering...
gulf coast transcription website says
that's almost scary in a too good to be true way.  Does anybody work for them? do they offer benefits? TIA
Gulf Coast Transcription info?
Oop!! Gab on GCT of course - not GCS!!!
Looking for information on Gulf Coast Transcription sm
I know all positions are IC.  Just looking for some information from someone working for them or who has worked for them..  Thanks.
Gulf Coast Transcription--any advice?
I submitted an application with Gulf Coast Transcription and was invited to test, which I did. However, that was over 2 weeks ago and I have not had any response. I sent a follow-up email approximately a week ago and still have not heard back. I am very interested in this company, as I have experience with ChartScript and prefer to work IC. However, I am wondering why I have not heard back from them. Even a reply letting me know they are not hiring right now or are not interested would be preferable to no reply at all. There was a telephone number included in the email they sent inviting me to test. I am thinking about calling but do not want to seem too pushy. If anybody has gone through their hiring process and has any insight, I sure would appreciate it. Also, if anyone has any particulars about the line rate, any incentives or shift differentials, etc., I would appreciate that, as well. Please feel free to email me. Thanks!
Gulf Coast Transcription of Florida, Inc
Website gctfl.com. Heard they were pretty good.
Anyone working for Gulf Coast Transcription of Florida?
Any and all info appreciated.  Thanks!
Any info on Gulf Coast Transcription in Florida?
Given job offer.  Must admit it is tempting to tell MQ where to put it, but I don't want to go from bad to worse.  Any feedback??
MTS Services (not in West MA)
Hello all.  I run a small transcription service.  I am sometimes overwhelmed by the amount of responses and resumes I get all at once!  I am truly apologetic that I am not able to get back to all of you in a more timely manner.  If you ever have questions about who we are and what we do, please feel free to email any time!  I am a MT as well so I have been there done that.  I understand all the probs and things that go with being a MT.  - Mark
I thought it came from the old West, when
to the white men, and then a few months later, came around in the middle of the night and stole them back to be re-sold to someone else.
No, not Chicago, bit further east. nm
Because of their location on the west side of the Hudson,
expecially if you have to pay the per minute fee just to call the other side of that stickin' river! I never understood the phone company's rationale in that rip off!
? I think saying west coasts accts are all scary sm
is an overreaction. I've seen Florida, Texas and other accounts that were horrendous. 60% ESL estimate is really not bad at all.
I worked for L&H out of West Palm Beach
and I really miss them.  They were the best company I ever worked for in this business, treated us fairly and with respect.  I worked for MQ when I first started out working at home in about 1995 and didn't stay with them long.  I was so heartbroken when MQ acquired L&H and left shortly after. 
No, they're home on the range in the ole wild west.nm
Most doctors now are from the Middle East or India
so you know they are not going to take these holidays. The Jewish are more involved in financing and banking now.
Venkay applied using East's resume so for Venkat
There is a difference! nm
What difference
will it make if you buy or not on July 7? How will this hurt Heartland? I admire your gusto and intent, but do not see how the dots connect......
What is the difference?

I'm just looking into this field as an occupation. What is the difference between a template, a normal and an expander?

The difference is
The kids for the most part are full of life and amusing. The doctors for the most part are arrogent and self-righteous - no fun. Good for you if it pays enough.
I'm believe that it's about an 18-20% difference, so

compared to with spaces for it to be equivalent.  So about 10.8 cpl without spaces = 9 cpl with spaces. 

The difference is,
they're not applying for a job, just sending a general message rather than a potentially offending personal e-mail. I would think that if anyone reading this thread has done these things and not been hired, they might appreciate the tips . . . however ridiculous it may be that they have done them in the past, or that they did not realize that doing these things appears very unprofessional. Would it be better that they continue to wonder why they cannot get hired?
There may be no difference in pay
regarding shifts, etc.  If you are an IC, they can't set your schedule.  They are not supposed to anyway.  Some people work a set schedule as an IC and that is not good practice.  As an IC you should be able to set your own hours.  This does not seem to be the standard in this profession with some of these online companies anyway.  That's why you make more as an IC because as an employee, they have control over you.