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Glad I was away the last few days or I might have sent mine in - sm

Posted By: XXX on 2007-08-31
In Reply to: Jax probably got 100s of resumes. Did even 1 MT get a reply - or an invite to test? nm

I did get a chance to read it though before they removed it --it did sound way too good to be true. It had everything any of us would have wanted. Though a while back a MTSO did request people email her what they wanted from at MTSO, maybe this is that person, who knows? They would have to have some capital behind them to offer what was being offered. They were set up just like a real company though with the paid holidays, etc., bonus pay if you worked the holiday (Retail is double time or time and a half depending on the company). It may be legit, but until the administrator hears from them those that sucumbed to the dream job/post will have to keep their fingers crossed. I hope it all works out.

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Just am glad I was able to get mine in time
I started back doing the same hospital after 1 company lost and I had no idea where it went - thank goodness at that time we were able to ask and I did get the same hospital I have now worked for for about 20 years. I think again you are being overbearing on these rules. Privacy is 1 thing but your rules are too much. It does not hurt at all to ask so a person can find a certain place they worked for in the past. I will pass on the information you have barred.
I got mine back in maybe 2 days. They've been
running an ad so may be swamped.  I didn't take the position because I found out they offshore and what the recruiter told me and the team leader told me were 2 totally different things about the account they wanted me to work on. 
That is what I just said. !0 days PTO, period. That includes vacation, sick days and personal days
They should have paid holidays so that you are paid if you take off. Also should inculde extra hours for sick days and personal days.

That annual raise of .002 is kind of a joke especially when at the same time they upped the minimum line requirement from 10,000 lines to 12,000 lines.

OSi just does not have the qualified people in management positions that I wish to work for.

I am glad that you are happy at OSi and all is working out for you. Their dishonesty and the way they treat people just does not work for me.

Of course they can get by cheaply by hiring unqualified people so that is very good for the owners.
You bill 30 days behind, and they snail mail it so it's late - about 40 days from invoice
No way jose - they even messed up their direct deposit payments
I am so glad, so very glad that finally I have reached
the age that if we are low on work, I just take off. No problem at all and love the extra day or so off. I now have worked since the 70s and finally made to retirement age, get SS plus other retirement money coming in and thank the good Lord do not have to worry about if there is work or not. BTW, when I worked inhouse never ran out of work ever, only when transferring out to company do they run out of work. If I had to raise a family now I would most certainly cross train on other accts at my place but only have 1 that I work on, by choice.
I bet you 1 million $$ you won't find one on mine. Mine is
2 years old and it does not have a 9-pin serial port, nor does it have a game port.   I have used both ports on other computers so I know what both ports look like.  I also have a company provided computer and it does have the ports on it. 
Maybe she/he works 14 hour days/7 days a week? nm
Would that be 5 business days or 5 regular days?
So when are we going to be paid this time around since you're so knowledgable?

Sorry, but for some of us a day or 2 actually makes a difference.
Most want 20 hours over 5 days, but it could be more, or it could be spread over 4 days. nm
Correction - TH has 5 PTO days 1st year/10 days 2nd yr
Axolotl within 30 days. Transolutions in 60 days. NM
It is true. Any job has its good days and bad days.
Perhaps you'd like to just keep your old job and try this one out. Just because a poster here is crabbing about it, or even if as in the past there have been negative posts, odds are that there are very happy people who don't even post or know that this board exists. As Alice says. Everything is relative. The fact that this company is hiring and pays may be a place which is a blessing. As opposed to digging ditches on day labor for example. Or somebody might prefer digging ditches. This is just an example. Sometimes we who are employable, even though we don't make as much as we used to in this business, or as much as we would like to, we still if working at home do not pay for gas to go to work, career clothes, deal with office politics, have to look at a boss who writes us up if we are a minute late, etcetera. I don't make half as much as I used to, but I don't send my 3 children to day care which by the way saves us money. SO I remind my husband I am worth that in addition to my salary if I had a job outside. No job is perfect. I am not even sure if Focus is any good or not, I have not worked there. But if one poster says there are good days and bad, I say that is the most honest answer you are going to get anywhere, and if you need a job badly, how is it to hurt trying it out, until you know for sure for yourself? THanks for listening. But sometimes this board gets to be a bit much with the agendas of people railing on other people like the OP here who just wanted all opinions instead of just one side. Balance is always great. And, if things seem lop-sided, then it is a good thing to seek out both sides. IMHO.
I think they would. Those are good days for 10-hour days. sm
I have a set schedule but it is Tues-Sat and it works well for me. It wouldn't hurt to ask!
90 days is correct. 3 days off 1st year, 10 during 2nd.
Thanks! I'm glad to hear that, I didn't think anyone used it anymore! I'm glad to hear so
I'll definitely check them out!
Were the 2 days weekend days? sm
They expect everyone to work a weekend day. Their definition of team player is to actually work 6 or 7 days a week. One might consider it if the pay was there & she gave out some decent work. It is the ideal place to work if you are a workaholic with no life.
11 days is more than you would get inhouse...usually 10 days.
We have the convenience of working at home and yet you want MORE than what inhouse positions offer?

Ask if those are calendar days or biz days too nm
we will be glad to use our
after we find another job
I'm glad I could help.
I am an MT, before I get accused of being in a managerial position. 
YW...glad I could help :)

I'm glad I'm not the only one
When I was hired two years ago, I gave a set schedule as an SE (with every intention of following it), but right from the beginning I had to adjust it because of no work being available.  Since then, I pretty much do what I want to.  Thank goodness I work for a good office and they don't bother me much, but all the talk about the changes coming are worrying me.  If they make me work a set schedule, I may just fly the coop, because I know there will never be work available during my shift.     
I am glad you think so
You must be in management and not an MT or ME.

I have never had so many problems with MQ since being transferred to Amherst. Yes, there it is again, AMHERST. I am exhausted after my 40 hour week and feel like I have been typing for 2. I just do not get anywhere. All crappy dictators, and jumping from account to account and running out of work.

You must not do acute care or as it used to be called, medical records, and you must have easy, easy reports. I am making squat for all my aggravation.

Even if the grass wasn't greener on the other side, I would never come back.

I am just holding on until I can find another job and I am looking.

I can't take this garbage anymore.

It is not worth my health, happiness or my family. They all come before this company. It used to be a good company before FRANK came on board.

Can't wait until I can get out of here.

Oh, do you have to work on Thanksgiving and Christmas, if you celebrate that holiday? Just another one more thing to annoy me.
well glad you think so
I want to say I am so glad that (sm)
I am not the only one who cannot stand the company. Every time I post elsewhere (will not say where) I got flamed for saying this is not the absolute best company to work for. Believe me, it is about the worst. Any time a company claims it is the best, that is a red flag IMO.
I am so glad....
I am so glad to hear that! I just got my work computer and am scheduled to start on the 30th :) I have been so nervous because I have had 3 different job offers and chose Spheris.

Glad it is not just me
I thought maybe it was me, but I know I'm able to do more than 150 lph. Been there since summer 05 and wondering how long to stick this out. Demo screens can really slow you down and no compensation for them either. There are so many MTSO out there, where to go??? I don't want to hop from this one to that one again and again.
I am glad I went with them too. I have been there sm
two years. The first year was a little rocky but everything is great now.

My account has only one ESL but a handful of ATROCIOUS American docs. I would prefer a nice accent to speed-demon mush-mouth at this point. I am glad I do not get them often or I would be bald from pulling my hair out!
You will be glad...sm
Pay is on time every other Monday, never had a problem. They are very flexible, as long as you work your scheduled day. I work whenever I want during that day. They never bother you once you're out of QA. Very nice people!
Glad to know this about them
Sounds like stinky pay IF and WHEN you even get paid. I tend to gloss over the too happy to be true posts. That bubble will burst in short order. Things for the realistic info on this company. DELETE!!
Glad for you
Sounds like good news for you and your friends and relatives, but have been here for awhile and so have some others and it has been the same with them also, not just me. Bounced from account to account. I just received an email saying, Congrats for saying what others past and present have not said. That is a fact and says something. I am not making this up to slam anyone. It is the truth. I am sure there are those that a happy, some do not know the difference especially the new ones. It is just a matter of time. Everyone has to decide for themselves, but I can guarantee many just keep on looking.
Welcome!! We are glad to have you.
I really think you will like MDI-FL.
Glad to help. nm
Glad I could help!
I just got my computer today. I'm excited about starting.
Glad to be gone

You are one of the lucky ones to have been paid!!  They like to play games with your money, first by holding it as in your case for weeks after you have gone.   She does not care about payroll being late - and actually sends out emails that she is tired of answering emails, and then her and her manager will literally turn off their IMs, or just not answer.  They are also famous for making you stick to a schedule - regardless if you are an IC, and has her shiftleads call and ask why are you not working - you are on the schedule.  Needless to say - this was a joke of a company, and many people that have gone are still waiting on that final paycheck.  Her favorite comment is it is company policy like she is such a big company, yet she operates out of her home!!.  And her so-called company policy seems to change along with her mood - which is daily.  If you need a paycheck - I would advise to stay away from them.  

Sure am glad
Since the administrator has now removed the ads until confirmation from the company, about the only thing I can be glad about is that my resume does have my name and phone number but that is about all, I omitted the name of the company I currently work for, offered to provide for reference at a later date and also did not list reference phone numbers or addresses, just available on request. Unfortunately, I am still naive enough to hope this is a legit ad!!
Am glad you like it there
Some have not been given the promises made. That is why there are some problems, re: vacation pay and I could go into more detail about what happened to me when I told them I was quitting, but no need to bring up old wounds. Obviously they are now starting to appreciate what they have. I worked countless weekends besides my M-F work because I liked what I was doing, but never compensated for it. That is all it would have taken is appreciation and compensation.
Thanks!! Glad to from a KS Rad MT

I too am glad to know I am
not the only one. I have almost 20 years experience. They kept telling me they were going to whittle down my pool at first to 3-5 hospitals and then at least down to 10. They never got below 20. No way to make lines that way. Plus the line counter was set for low line counts.
I'm glad it's going well for you. NM
I'm glad I got out of there!
I can't believe that anyone will even still work for them after all of this. I got out of that hole about a year ago and went some place much, much better, and I'm so glad that I did! From what I have read, it's even worse now than it was when I was still there! I can't imagine not being paid for spaces, headers, or footers. Back when I was there, I was at least paid for headers and footers. That's just robbery!
I'm glad to know there are a few (sm)
of us KS here - just to have the relationship with each other - that's all, but I know what you mean. I don't know of any other boards, if anyone does, let us know!
Wow, so glad to know I'm not the only one.
I actually just sent out a resume myself and I'm hoping to hear back. This is so stressful. I don't know what's going on. I have been with Keystrokes for a year and have never even come close to being in this situation until this month. In fact, I have always had too much work up until now. I have had to use PTO days to cover me. I called the office to see about another account, but was told that there is nothing else available right now. This is way beyond frustrating.
Glad to know it isn't just me. I can't

understand why she is in that position. 

I'm glad....
you're busy today, that must be a relief. I wonder if your acct is (I won't say the entire name, but eye and ear....), because my acct mgr told me today that they had four docs on vacation at the same time, and had wanted me to QA some overflow at the beginning of the month....but then everyone went on vacation. That made me wonder if that was your acct, and would certainly make sense, if that many docs were on vacation at the same time.

My acct isn't on VR yet, but I worry that it may soon (so I've been told), with less for me to do. However, I also do GT for a company, as well as have my own small acct doing medical manuscripts, so I don't have all my eggs in one basket, in case something happens with one of them.

Anyway, again, glad to hear you're working today, with lots to do. Be sure you call your acct mgr next time (don't email, as sometimes they get bogged down), and I find that if I phone, my questions get answered much faster. They've always been quite up front, with anything I've asked.

Best of luck to you!
Glad I saw this. I'm just getting
I guess this explains why I haven't seen any money for the 3 days I got in before the supposed pay period ended.  I also haven't heard from my TL.  Why do these companies do this?  They were screaming for help, made it sound like such a good situation and then nothing.  Oops, they all do that, huh?  So long Cardioscribes.
Well I'm glad you did
stop by this board before sending them money. Years ago I knew an MT who found that out the hard way ($450 later) earlier in her career. There is no such thing as free MT training these days, because on the job training is very rare.
Glad I am Gone
I quit Transcend in Sept of last year.  My account when VR and my check was cut in half.  They said that VR could be done twice as fast - NO WAY!  I miss the people but not the VR!!!!!
Thank you. I'm so glad someone else
gets where I'm coming from and knows what I meant. I know the women libbers did a lot of good, but they always played a big part of the need for 2-income homes and women having to do it all!

Thanks again for offering up some support! I was regretting ever opening my mouth and wanting to crawl inside a hole.
Glad to see there are others out there
making at least decent money out there besides me. I agree with you 100%.
I'm glad to see that....
Since I've never worked for them, I can offer no first-hand info, as I said in my other post, but I figured checking the archives and seeing what other MTs who did work for them went through would help you make your decision.

Good luck in your search, and I hope you find a terrific fit :-)