If the Indians weren't all glomming for our jobs there would be more of us.
Posted By: MSCMT on 2007-09-08
In Reply to: What a crock. - RSG
They have trashed this occupation into the ground, IMO.
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Cherrypicking is when you work from a pool of jobs and being able to reject the worst jobs to those
Monster Jobs and Career Builder usually have a few path jobs. nm
Don't think any do except for those in-house jobs. Some QA jobs are paid hourly. nm
They didn't take our jobs, QT gave them our jobs. The account is now
back in the hands of US MTs, or will be in just a couple of weeks.
You weren't there, you don't know..
It has nothing to do with Indians
It has to do with any MT of any nationality that will accept to work for peanuts. We had that saying IN-HOUSE back in the day before anyone had heard of off-shoring. Please don't try to look for racist meanings when there are none. What the saying means is that if you pay little enough, you will get a worker (no matter the nationality) who has the knowledge and abilities of a monkey. I have known plenty of that variety right here in the good old US of A.
Then you weren't there for the last pay period which should be DD on the 5th and was not done unt
And like I said, if you weren't typing SM
the stuff, they'd have nothing to come back to you with. And how did they get angry with you anyway? Did you respond to their feedback with negativity and not take responsibility for knowing your account or the basics of transcription?
From knowing many people with your type of attitude over the years, 9 times out of 10 they are people who have the same problems at every job, don't take feedback well, think they are right all of the time and just generally cause problems. Instead of taking responsibility for your part in doing a job, you lay blame on your supervisors, other employees, etc.
They weren't even bad. I don't know why they were deleted sm
unless the name-calling started again. That is the only reason they are deleted. I wish they would've stayed as there was a lot of information from both the company and others and none of it really ugly unless someone blew it as usual.
I think that's because you don't have to pay the Indians to sign on - sm
and yes, I am being sarcastic!! :)
The Idots are the Indians.
What about editing the Indians?
They weren't very structured when I was there. SM
They pay okay, around 10 cents a line, but no benefits, no taxes taken out, no direct deposit, so that brings it down to about 6 cents a line. If you want your check overnighted, you pay about $25 or $30 for that. Otherwise it gets mailed and take a chance on when you get it. Even having it overnighted does not always work. I had three or four instances when my check was lost, twice for weeks at a time. I'll stick with the more MT friendly companies who manage to pay 9 and 10 cents a line and still give full benefits and direct deposit. I don't mind working a weekend day now and then.
Heard they weren't less than 8 cpl.
THat is not true.... we QA editors never get Indian work, and some companied they get edited twice India and then final editing in US, and it is still crappy.
Oh, I'm sure they weren't! But what I meant was, (sm)
not that we be contacted before the sale, but after. We sure haven't been getting any reassurance, here.
There weren't a lot of us left (sm)
I think there were a couple of accounts and we were waiting on some bids to come through but capital-wise apparently they could not keep operating waiting on potential accounts so decision was made to close.
I think we all knew it was potentially coming, just surprised that it happened so quickly. I have no hard feelings, but am nervous about finding new work as I have little experience looking for a job!
I'm sure the Indians who devised it, will not
weren't they saying last year during
transcriptionists? It was part of some contest or something. Maybe that was a few years ago.
Indians...Are they really that good?
if you like working for Indians you will like it.
all Indian all the time.
Indians = monkeys?
Regardless of how I feel about Indian outsourcing, that's a snide remark.
GIVE IT TO THE INDIANS
You are so right. And to take it further I have to say, we as MTs let this happen. Granted, it was the old frog in the pot situation, but the water is boiling now and it's time to JUMP OUT! MTs as a whole simply need to REFUSE to put up with all this cra...nonsense.
I only work my own accounts, as well as some work for a wonderful, small service owner. I tried Spheris and Transolutions a few years back only to experience all the horrors lamented on these boards, and quit both of them in a matter of 2 or 3 weeks. Life's too short to be miserable and broke. You're not making any money anyway!!!!! Have you ever figured out your hourly wage? Especially when you're sitting there all hours just hoping some work will come in! This has been going on for so long, it's pretty clear that it's not going to change, so LET THE INDIANS HAVE IT!!!
Unbelievable! The Indians
can't even MT very well, much less do QA!!! What's this business coming to...
now I know you weren't talking to ME right?
I'd rather edit Indians than VR because sm
I did that and made a lot more money on it than VR. They actually get all the words right except our slang.
Blame it on the Indians! LOL ! Like everything else! LOL..nm
Well, they better have lots of Indians, as I don't
Kentucky Indians. nm
How can you NOT KNOW you were training Indians?
The dialect did not give it away? The lack of knowledge of the English language was not telling?
postings about them is that they weren't getting paid. nt
Does it matter if it is being RAN or RUN by Indians..same outcome
Get over it..
Who are you talking to. I did not say you weren't! Respond where you are
They weren't rude with me, but a little disorganized and
not looking out for my best interests, but the interests of their client, which I guess is the way it should be since the client is paying for their services. As far as I know there are 2 women that run this company, I have not talked with the owner and maybe she was the one rude, but the woman I dealt with was not rude, just a little dingy and maybe not 100% truthful about the company that she was recommending. All TM did though was screen me and then I still had to go through the testing/interview process with the company. I had had contact with the referred company previously and had even been offered a position with them, which I turned down. The pay rate offered to me by TM and the pay rate offered to me by the company were the same. I declined referral to the company, being that I had already declined an offer from them and I never heard from TM again.
This is the price of doing business. If there weren't
something in it for you, you wouldn't be doing it - whether it be money, ego, prestinge, etc.
not sure of the exact # but there are more Indians than Americans
I was hoping they weren't liars. sm
What a concept eh to think companies actually tell the truth once in a while. I was hoping they would make good on their promise. I have spent a lot of time making templates and such and did not want to start all over again. OK, I get it now. I told them I would not do anymore work until they sorted this out but I am looking elsewhere. Thanks for the input.
Of course we are the goldstars - just as the Indians are with their own kind, etc.
Ya gotta think global though.
If you weren't looking for the job why'd you read it and post?
Inquiring minds want to know.
Mostly Indians. I've never seen anything good
posted above them.
Don't come back saying you weren't warned!
Why bother to ask for feedback if you ignore it?
Makes me wish I weren't menopausal!
Let the Indians work holidays for OSI
I could go along with that if it weren't for the "cheesy" part
I could go along with that if it weren't for the "cheesy" part
Gosh, maybe. They honestly weren't bad.
I have transcribed much, MUCH worse ESL than what was sampled on their test. When they asked me what percentage of ESL I had transcribed for in an average work day, I told them 20% or less and that's when they said that their work involved 80% ESL. But man, that 20% that I got at my former job was some of the worst on the planet, I swear!
I posted below that we weren't talking about
Ascend, but that Ascend is well known for not paying on time. I don't know that they never paid, just not on time. All the information should be in the Archives.
But weren't there payment issues??
Why are you making Indians scapegoats SM
for United States greed? My company has more MTs in India than in the United States. The list of US hospitals that prefer the company send reports to India is shocking and makes me sick. But India is doing more to bring business to their country than we are to ours. Whose fault is that? It sure as heck is not the Indians.
MDI-MD? Weren't they bought by Transcend?
Working for Indians is a pain.........sm
They are rude and they love to talk down to you, especially women....they think they know every damn think about everything and don't know squat.
Indian men are A holes!