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I got laid off for MT Week. Happy MT Week to me!

Posted By: :( on 2008-05-20
In Reply to: MT Week - a bit confused


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I get my paycheck every week - that is enough for me! Happy MT week everybody! nm
Happy MT week! Anyone get anything

Wondering if they forgot me... or if perhaps TT isn't doing anything for us this year...

Just remembering the days of working at the hospital, and being spoiled to lunch out and a gift every year.  Every day we'd have games and quizzes and winners.  Even though we were at home, made us feel like this week was special... any TTers know if this week will have any hidden surprises? Would be nice to have something to look forward too... and please, no flame wars here, just wanting to know if this week is honored at TT...

happy MT week - my job has just been phased out....
Well, I guess all good things come to an end, just thought I would have more warning.   My shift lead job with one of the larger companies has just been phased out.  I was hourly so now I have to go back production, which is going to be an adjustment, but just wish they had given me more warning.  Told us today and job gone as of Sunday.  Oh well, I was really enjoying being able to pay my bills, lol. 
I've been there about a week now... I'm very happy. sm
I got a decent line rate, trainers are helpful and kind, QA is quick and helpful but not overbearing or rude.  My account has great dictator, a few difficult ones but for the most part even those are better than some I've done elsewhere.  I like the platform I'm working on also DocQscribe.  So far I'm happy and hope to make them my permanent home as an MT. 
Full time with Transtech is both. 40 hours per week and 5500 lines per week.
Nope .. email on 1/18 promised "within the next week." Here we are, 1 week later and no info.
The minimum is 5500 per week, NOT 6600 per week. I think you made a typo. :)
Thank you DTS. I love my bag! Happy MT Week to fellow DTS employees.

DRC/Acusis Many thanks for the MT Week gift from a very happy employee
Happy Friday email LOL No $$$$$ made all week !! !!

How in the world could mgmt put out an email titled Happy Friday when we have had NO WORK for weeks and weeks now.  We can always look forward to such emails on Friday.

Same ole stuff about new accounts coming onboard between now and December, but what about PAYING OUR BILLS IN THE MEANTIME.  We have been LOW to NOW WORK for a VERY LONG time now.  Going deeper and deeper in a hole financially.  How is your paycheck, mgmt????

i clear over 800 a week, 40/week; 30+ year experience. (nm)
Good last week - Slow this week.
I hope this is not an indication of things to come.  I am getting 1,200 lines a day but it is taking me all day to do it.  We seem to be out of work from 9-12 every day this week.  Hope things pick up after Labor Day.
16 hours a week or 8 a week and get
401 K.
Why would anyone work 8 hours a week. The poster above said 16 or 24 hours a week.
MQ--week end pay

i think the NE is the only region that does not pay for week end and holiday pay. the Ohio office offers not only week end and holiday pay, but also shift differntial pay--and this is all without asking plus the MT's that were transferred there are getting all the lines they need and to top that off, they are in ONE acct, not like 4 or 5 in the NE


that is why it is a great office to be working with--

First week on DQS.. Please tell me it gets better. (sm)

It was only for half the payperiod, but WOW.  When I finally did a count to see how much I had done it was a real surprise.  I know I still have to look up instructions now and again and need to keep building my shortcuts, hope to heck I don't go bankrupt before I get it down to an art.

How long did it take the rest of you to get up to speed? 

About a week or two
I actually cannot remember but I think it was a week or two.....

This is the end of my first week
All kinds of problems, very discouraged, tech problems.
last week....
they stopped taking aps/resumes because they had a lot (mtjobs). now they are hiring again. i went ahead and applied but makes me wonder what they are really looking for because of the notice they had about not taking anymore, and then all of a sudden they are.
But they say they pay once a week.
Dont they?
More week this week than last week, which
suprised me.   I thought maybe some practices would have scaled back for Spring Break/Easter, but if they have, several MTs must have taken off too as we are nearly out of TAT and I have been doing an extra 600 lines a day. 
MT week
MT week is May 14-20
mt week
you can see what the MTs at Heartland got for Transcriptionist week!!
Like they would have done anything for us for MT week anyway. lol nm
MT Week
WebMedX sent candyjar filled with chocolate kisses and midge tootie rolls.  Quite cute!
What did you do for your MTs for MT Week?
Me 2 - per week,not every 2
800$ week??
Man, tell me which company I can make that much and I'll apply ASAP!!!! YEA RIGHT!!!!!
About a week
The offer letter was faxed the next day, as were initial startup paperwork. The foot pedal arrived in 2 days, I think. The software was installed by their IT department the next day. All in all, I think it only took about a week.

Welcome to Keystrokes!
About a week
I received the job offer, had to fill out/sign and fax back all of the paperwork that they e-mailed me, and then I had to wait for them to ship me my equipment. The whole process took a week, and then I started.
I'm going into my 3rd week
I like it.. some things are not the most convenient, but every company has quirks. I am not ready to go postal, so that is a good thing. :) We will wait and see what the paycheck looks like.
About a week but it took about
two weeks to get equipment, ID from hospital and then another week before training began.  But everyone has different experiences.  Good luck!
Also a week here
They contacted me the same day that I sent in my resume, and it took a week from that day to start.
It's the 3rd week in May
MT week
MDI/Transcend sent us all coffee mugs, thank you cards and a calendar, not to mention online Happy MT week
I bet if you offered to work Friday, Sat and Sun or Sat, Sun and Monday for 12 hour shifts, someone would allow you to work 3 days a week. Don't know of any offering 3 days say like Tues, Wed, Thurs or anything.
Took me about a week
I knew the platform and studied the specs before I began, so I was all set to go when I started. Familiarizing the different docs and places seemed to be my problem.
Don't you mean 12-hr 3 day per week? sm
I think those are higher paid positions for weekend coverage.
Been there less than a week and doing

800+ lines.  I use a C-phone and work in Word. 

They have lots of accounts with different platforms.  I suggest you call Lee and talk with her.  Maybe she can move you to a different account. 

Took me about a week to get off TT QA
They don't assign 1 QA to a new MT. I heard from at least 3 or 4 different QA people, maybe more. In my previous jobs I was assigned only 1 person who worked with me. It made it a lot more personal and I didn't get different opinions about the same thing. Like I said it took about a week at TT and I'm fairly new but I don't hear from anybody anymore. They do basically leave you alone to work which is good but they aren't that great in the communicating department.
Where is TT MT who was saying last week that TT
MT Week

Does your company give you anything for MT week?  If so, what?


HAPPY MEDICAL Transcriptionist WEEK

Need a PT job this week
I am having elective surgery soon, a minor procedure but I need a PT job to help with my deductible.  My company is very low on work these days.  Please email me if you like. 
They pay every other week and.... sm

you initially have to get a regular paycheck in the mail.  If you want it fast via overnight you have to pay $25 for it.  After 3 months of paychecks over $500, then you can sign up for direct deposit.

sorry, not trying to be mean, but I really would have a hard time hiring someone who tested like that also. If they are not going to pay attention or think things like that are important on tests, what will they do when they are on their own? Punctuation is a big part of it and more companies should be more particular because MTs should know how to produce quality.
What do you do if, at the end of the week sm
or end of the day you are short on lines because of an out of work situation or if you had an unexpected emergency (power or cable outage, etc.) that prevented you from making your goal lines/hours?
Sorry, what I mean is the $900 for one week...sm
or two weeks, so 40 hours or 80 hours? And no line requirement? Thanks.
I think 70-something per PP (every other week) sm
Highmark BC/BS, not bad.  With dental and vision, the total is around $87 per pay period (off the top of my head).
a little less than 1 week
4 business days.
Last week, actually sm
I have been employee for the big double letter with hoopla last week. I applied last week to 5 companies big and small. In 2-1/2 hours I had heard from the all. Accepted IC position offered within 18 hours of putting in a resume.

I am doing this PT right now while I work out notice. Love the platform, love the gal I work for, very knowledgeable, available and no nonsense. Lines seem to be easy to get, 9 cents with spaces, straight typing no ASR, no offshore, no BS.
MDI and MT week

Anyone with MDI-MD a bit disappointed that there was no acknowledgement of MT week? 

Or did I miss something?