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I've recently seen posts that mention

Posted By: Birdie on 2009-08-26
In Reply to: Why is there so much chatter here - when it supposed to be the Company Board?

salary vanish shortly after they're posted by the moderators. Maybe people think it's not worth the effort to complain about these companies when the moderators remove them.

To look at this board anymore you would think that everything is rosy. Well, it sure isn't. Depending when you look at this board, you would think no one has commented about the 5 and 6 cents a line that some of these companies are posting. They've commented plenty. But their comments vanish as if they never existed.

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Please search the last 2 pgs. Plenty of neg. posts recently unless they've been deleted. nm
Please search the last 2 pgs. Plenty of neg. posts recently unless they've been deleted. nm
Notes on old posts are very negative & mention pay of 8.5 and 9 cpl, but don't know if for all
THere is a TON of posts about them recently. Open your
post and near the bottom click on the blue related posts and you'll get the most recent posts. 
Several posts recently on mtjobs.com for Rad. Don't know specifics. nm
Who is the too? I've seen ads recently for JLG. They
do disappear for a while and then pop up again.  For a while they had recruiters, maybe they hired from the posted resumes, maybe the hired locally. 
Sorry I don't know about recently. Just what I've
Several posts recently on newest pages here & lots of
Lots of posts recently, look down the board, search
the archives.
Lots of posts recently in the archives. Horrible
If you'll look down the page lots of posts recently. nt
I put nt and you looked anyway.
I've recently heard about

I've recently heard about companies which, when you hire, insert a hidden contract clause preventing an MT from hiring with other companies. 

Is this a common practice? 

Search company board. Lots of posts recently, all
bad. Each and every one.
Yes, I've read several posts about SS
and will beware. Thanks. I've learned a lot just by reading all the posts here.
I've been reading these posts and
I've seen in-house job posts.
I would submit your resume to your local hospitals and call to check for open positions frequently. Good luck!
I've read the old posts
before I accepted a position with them and I am glad I ignored them. I find my line rate to be very fair compared to what I have seen advertised for other companies, no it isn't the 14 cpl that I used to get on my own but who would expect that now anyway :). I have never had any problems with them. Pay has always been on time, the QA and management are always quick to answer any questions I have and they leave you alone during the day. IM is only used for quick problems and I can count on 1 hand how many times they have IM'd me, other than my first 2 days to see how I was doing and if I needed anything. To each their own though, everyone will not be pleased with the same companies.
I know there are other posts, I've read them...sm
I'm strictly looking for people with good experiences with DSG, not problems with them. I know there are some MTs who work there who are happy, a friend of mine knows someone who loves this company, so it can't be all bad. Those are the people I'm asking to hear from. Thanks anyway:)
Thanks for your posts. I've been in the plan for several years...sm
So I am very curious about how this pans out. I'm 100% vested and never NOTICED anything odd, but after this long...i probably wouldn't. We've also changed carries several times (prudential, metlife, etc.), I think 4 times since I've been with them, so I'm surprised there haven't been more errors. Or maybe there have been...how would we know?
well I've read all your posts and responses and
no one has been ugly or attacked you at all

They've been around for years and the posts are always negative.
I've been following your posts for a couple of months now
and I advised you long ago this was not a reliable service - unless I am mistaken - and I could be.  And my biggest question - are you absolutely positive you will get insurance with them?  Last time I knew they hired ICs only.  Truthfully, I would go for the unemployment and find another job with another service.
I've always enjoyed your posts fatcat
If you were cooking, I'd certainly come to eat! I'm sorry to hear that it's so hard right now. I agree, you have always been the MDI diplomat, always had great things to say about the company, defended their honor over and over. I've been reading this board for years and you are one that I've always taken the time to read, even when it didn't especially relate to anything I needed to know personally.

I hope things start looking up, for you, for all of us.

If you've read the recent posts about them, how could you even think of applying? nm
Sounds like you've been reading too many "Donna" posts, ROFLMAO nm
Posts from April said everyone gets 8.5 cpl/newbie or experienced. Recent posts said
A few posts about them about 3/4 of the way down this page between the DSG & Diskriter posts. nm
That is, be sure to mention sorry
I would not go near them. Did they mention

Not to mention,
they have no work and they don't care when you have no work and will tell you so.
not to mention

the danger of hepatitis and C. difficile from having your nose shoved that far up boss's.


I should mention that I'm
not a member, just ordered the BOS a couple of years ago
You mention an
Abrasive personality.....I can't imagine which one you could be talking about, very curious though.
Not to mention DSG seems to pay better
They offered me 9.5 cpl and I was only making 7.5 cpl at MQ.  On top of that, they seemed to offer a lot of bonuses.
Not to mention ...
Now TT wants us to spend unpaid time (it'd take me an hour a day or more) to explain when, where, and how weird things happen on speech reports. I've given them these lists before and they were totally ignored. I still get reports where a as much as a third of a report is omitted on a perfectly clear audio. Well, gee, they say, it must be because the dictator whispers or pushes a mute button, or wants us to use ESP to figure it out, blah, blah. No use in switching companies, though. Most are even worse, at least pay-wise.
not to mention
extremely low pay
Forgot to mention
I have worked where I am for almost 10 years for a small MTSO out of California but have only gotten 2 raises in that time because she claims her lines rates are low in order for her to compete.
The person whose name we don't mention
At Medscribe, my paycheck was always just a little light. You had to check your lines and call S.... She was always annoyed or it was a bad time. Once I called and she was busy and so she put the phone down on the desk instead of on hold or calling me back... and I was forced to listen to the clacking of her keyboard for the next 4 minutes. Very rude.
I would be afraid to mention that...sm
especially if your boss knows you have the ability to see who is assigned what jobs, etc...With that in perspective, I would be afraid because they are not really hiding anything from you.  I agree with you. I would feel very bad and that that is an unfair situation, but again, would still be afraid to bring it up since the fact is not being hidden.  Maybe there is a certain short-term reason this person is getting the easier ones.  I would hang in there a little while longer, give it some more thought, see what happens in the next few days, and then make a decision.  I know hastiness gets me into trouble more times than if I would have just waited it out.  Hang in there.  Do not get discouraged.  I have had plenty of days like you are having where I just want to stop working for that day.  Sometimes I do, and later on, I regret it.  Hang in there! 
Why can't someone mention the company by name? Thanx. nm

Where did she mention a price?
I didn't see a line rate posted.  Usually a rate like 7 cpl is a temporary rate just to see if the person has the experience they claim (9 times out of 10 they don't) or it's temporary rate to offset the cost of editing of new hires.
Forgot to mention...sm

You don't have to look up addresses or spelling of doctors' names (for one of the docs she gave me an Excel spreadsheet, but other than that you just transcribe it as it sounds).  She doesn't want you to have to spend your time researching things like that that are easy for her to fill in.


Forgot to mention
They go on and on about their quick TAT..... it doesn't really matter how fast they do the work if it's not done right.  In my experience of editing it, almost none of it can go straight through to the facility they way it is.  I've corrected things like LASIX surgery and Foot-in-Mouth disease.  What they don't know, they make up as to not leave a blank, and then claim 98% accuracy. 
Not sure if I should mention the MTSOs name but

Is their an MTSO around that doesn't nitpick your work and make you feel like you're not worth a hoot.  Maybe the problem is that by the time I work my FT job and type 1500 lines then have to go home and do it some more I am just tired.  Also, I have a huge packet called style guideI should look over but  I just have not had the time.  Sometimes I wonder if it would be better to leave it than get fired. They sent an E-mail saying that if I did not raise my score from 96 to 98 my job could be in jeopardy.  I am not sure I will ever get it right.  They have changed words in my documents and told me it should be this way but I go and relisten and I still hear what I had originally put.  Even got DH to listen and he said he heard  I heard. I wonder if they are that hard on their foreign employees.

I really started this MTSO to test the waters.  I just got so tired of driving back and fourth I was hoping this would work out.  I am just not feeling confident in my self to do this job anymore but I have to pay the bills somehow.  I cannot get by on my good looks. So, I printed this style guide, going to poke holes in it, put it in a binder and will look at it while the kids are getting their hair cuts. I will carry that thing with me everywhere I go along with my corrections and study it when I can.  If they can me before I get a chance to bring my score up, I will burn it.

Yes, and no mention of US MTs working for them, either. nm
no i don't mention money but
I do have a fancy resume that might indicate that I would like a lot of money.
Jo - You mention that you have 2 accounts at KS (sm)
Can I ask if you were given 2 accounts when you were hired or did you ask for another one after you started?  Not trying to be nosy but I have 1 account with them and it has been very low lately...
Yes, but as you mention they only hire FT
Have applied as an IC to several companies....same pay as mentioned in my posting.  I notice also that a couple places had very misleading advertising for their jobs posted as far as pay.  As mentioned, this has been very disappointing.
These companies you mention should
be much more worried that the complaints have VALIDITY than that they are aired.

Take care of problems and complaints are few and far between.

AND YES, most of take all comments with salt.
I have the first problem you mention

Sometimes the shortcut doesn't expand when I try to use it.  I finally decided the problem is with my keyboard not being sensitive enough.  It does not happen if I use more pressure.  Good luck.

forgot to mention..
while working as an employee for our hospitals, she worked under the vendor for the SAME hospitals but strictly doing ER work. Really interesting.