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Need info on TASK in California

Posted By: amj on 2006-05-06
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Has anyone worked for TASK Document Service in California?  Need the good, bad and ugly! I might consider working for them soon, any info is appreciated? Thanks. amj


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Even though comments about Task have been negative, do you have any info about them (hopefully something positive)? amj
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I have been pretty proficient in this type of transcription for about seven years and it sounds like it is what they mostly offer. What is the low pay scale they offer and what type of a payment delay is expected if I decide to take on this company. How long have you worked for them? Thanks for the info! amj
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http://www.fortherecordmag.com/archives/ftr_051704p16.shtml

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TASK
Any info out there on TASK out of California?  Thanks!
TASK

It is transcription typing for attorneys and the pay was 7 cpl and not sure if it included spaces or not.  I sent my resume and when they contacted me via phone they told me it was the 7 cpl rate.


TASK
Then the pay has gone down. I worked there about a year ago briefly, and the pay then was 8 cpl. But they are very disorganized, you're a month in the hole on your paycheck, if you get your paycheck, and they can't seem to pull their heads out of their butts. The work was fun. TAT was strict, but doable. They just couldn't seem to get it together. A friend of mine worked for them for almost two years and she recently quit because she got tired of the constant state of confusion. I would find another legal company or general transcription company to work for, if you don't want to do med.

Task
I heard from Task about two weeks ago. I also received the information packet and I do believe she told me it was 7 cpl also. She seemed very interested and wanted to interview me. I had told her when I submitted my resume that I wanted to work approximately 20 hours a week and she seemed fine with it. When I spoke to her for all of 1 minute she decided that she needed more of a time commitment and since I already have two jobs I wasn't able to commit to more hours at this time. If you look back at the archives I think there are posts regarding non-payment
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Does anyone know anything about this company out of Concord, California? They are advertising for general transcriptionists. I would appreciate any information..Have been looking for part-time evening weekend work. Do not want to work for a national...Just quit a national, they were just awful...


Thanks, Lucy


 


TASK

Does anyone know anything about this company?


Thanks in advance.


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Anyone work for Task in Concord, California?  I have heard good and bad, confused! amj
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They stated they got my resume off mtjobs, but again they do not even have a listing there, past or present that I see for me to review.


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TIA!


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under EXText - those should help lead you through.
Medi-Task - NOT HOUSTON

From time to time, I search these boards for any posts regarding my company, MediTask.  Yeah, I know I'm late (really late) posting, but some time back someone had asked about my company, asking if it was the one in Houston, owned by Matt Read, or what.  Nope - not me.  Here's my story:  


I own Medi-Task (Hill Country, TX).  I started this business in Houston in 1989, and moved to the central Texas in 1995, selling that portion of my business to Matt Read.  He didn't change the name (another whole story there) but just added -"Houston" to the end of it.  I fielded calls and inquiries for a long time until they died out.  I understand he sold that business several months ago. I've tried calling but they sometimes have a message giving a pager number (?).  Ouch... I wish people weren't confusing the two companies! 
 


Being an MTSO, I did hear things through the grapevine to the tune of MTs not getting paid, or paid on time... I can't really comment on that because I had nothing to do with how Matt ran his business, and basically kept my nose to the grindstone where growing my business was concerned.  So, you'll have to raise those questions with someone else who was really there.


MediTask (my company) has clients in 7 states, and MTs in as many.  We're a smaller, close-knit group.  My MTs have never gone without pay, and I believe in behaving honorably in those matters.  My reputation is important to me, and I hope to never see any negative about myself or this company.  But, people are funny  - - some move from company to company peddling their wares (which are sometimes rusty), and then get bent way out of shape when their services are no longer needed.  Some are just bent on getting out of shape.  However, that said - I have MTs who have been with me a long, long time.  In fact, the first MT I ever brought on board in 1989 is working with me today. Others have been on board since '92 and '94, 99, etc.


All the MTs here are subcontractors, so I don't offer the big perks that the nationals do.  Sometimes I feel bad about that (and have lost great applicants who are looking for more), but also understand that there are pros and cons to both ways. There's not a corporate bone in my body, and I never really want all the headaches associated with handling a huge company.  I like it smaller where we all know each other's names, and work close as a team.  We actually get together whenever we can in Austin or Marble Falls - that's pretty cool.


No one asked me, but I thought I might clear the air on the "MediTask Houston or Austin or what?" posts, let ya'll (yep, I'm from Texas) know who I am, and what this company is about.  I'm proud to be associated with the people who work with me, and so lucky to have such dedicated, helpful, spirited, intelligent colleagues such as them.  I'm blessed. 


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MediTask - Central Texas


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www.meditask.net


Seeking someone who currently works for TASK
Can you please provide some information on quality of the audio...quality of the speakers...and any other helpful information.
s meditask.net the same as medi-task.com

Does anybody work for them? TIA


Sten-Tel does the late first pay thing. Comments about Task have been negative. nm
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Seem like they were in California but I'm not sure if that is where all of their accounts are.
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OSi shouldn't be posting it as a United States: Nationwide position if they won't consider hiring from California.  It wastes people's time applying and waiting for a response when they have no intention of using people from here.  Chumps.


Are you a California resident?

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If you are not CA resident, Google your state civil codes credit reporting employment, etc.  I would also send a certified letter to the credit bureau who ran your report and tell them this was an unathorized inquiry and you would like it removed.


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You might want to look this up before you resume doing business in California:

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