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Words R Us in Illinois?

Posted By: Bottoms on 2009-06-16
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Anyone hear of them or have experience with them?

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Words R Us out of Illinois ? Is this legit?

Definitely need the Sted's Derm&Immuno Words and a Path&Lab Words to do derm. Lots of weirdness!
Sted's Ortho Words, a lab words book, at least 1 drug book, and your AAMT BOS 2nd
No. In Illinois.
 They do not offshore.
If it is the one in Illinois, all is good!! nm
Sorry, actually Mediscript, Illinois
Where in Illinois? - so I can research. TIA
Illinois not Illiois. nm
if it is based out of Illinois and you like to get pd
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Transcription Services of Illinois
Does anyone have any information on this company?  I've been contacted by them and have had several email conversations with one person in particular.  She seems pretty sure about wanting me to help out and said she would contact me today but so far I have not heard from her, even after sending an email to her regarding this this morning.  Just wondering if I should persue this or not.  Thanks in advance.
TSI Illinois? Just found old info - help please

Any info on this company is greatly appreciated.  I have done a search but seems info is old and mostly negative.  If anyone can provide updated info, that would be welcome.

Anything on Southern Illinois Transcription
I am just curious if they have good accounts, what type, VR or straight typing?  Are they a good company to work for?  Do they pay at least 8 cpl? Thanks
Southern Illinois Transcription...from below...sm
Please steer clear of this one.  the owner is rude, moody, and sends out emails YELLING (all caps) Threatening and if you try to contact other MTs who work on the same account with you, she gets hightly ticked off.  I told her she was crazy and then was gone!  Maybe she needed medication or something.
interesting. Here is TSI illinois info
Business Information

This company profile is for the private company Transcription Systems Of Illinois Llc, located in Decatur, IL. Transcription Systems Of Illinois Llc's line of business is help supply services.

Company Name: Transcription Systems Of Illinois Llc
Address: 248 N Park St, Decatur, IL 62523-1306 (Map)

Alt Business Name:
Location Type: Single Location
Est. Annual Sales: $500,000
Est. # of Employees: 25
Est. Empl. at Loc.: 25
Year Started: 2001
State of Incorp: IL
SIC #Code: 7363
Contact's Name: Jayne Mattingly
Contact's Title: President
NAICS: Temporary Help Services

Anyone work for the Medquist Illinois office?
Just wondering how they are.
Transcription Systems of Illinois -- anyone with any experience ... sm
with this company such as how they are to work for, pay on time or not, software used, work load, benefits or not, etc.?  Any and all info appreciated.  Email me if you prefer.  Thanks!! 
Has anyone heard of Transcription Systems of Illinois LLC. nm
It's in Lexington. Their contact person is in Illinois, though. nm
But the company is Medical Bazaar in Illinois.

TransTech in Texas, Transolutions in Illinois, and
Who are the contacts for this job? Beware of ANY NEW company in Illinois. NM
Does anyone know anything about a company called Chart Notes out of Illinois - sm
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Try Keystrokes out of Bolingbrook, Illinois. Hope this helps!
Do not be paranoid. I'm not with Shapin. Its a small company in Illinois.

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Anyone heard of or applied for work at WRU Transcription in Illinois?

Does anyone know anything about Bureau of Office Services in Illinois? good, bad, ugly? nm
If you read your paperwork, you'll see that is an option they have. Also, the state of Illinois
does not have right to work law, any employer can fire you at any time without cause.
Again, be careful when working for a company in Illinois that has a Jayne Mattingly


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yes, Blue Fox Software out of Illinois. Microsoft partner, Gold Standard, etc.
they make White Tiger, a business intelligence system, and their top programmer is Tom. I'm sure they can make something very nice for you. Tell them Jo sent you! link below
In other words
at least on my reports it is counting each character and space correctly, yet line counts remain much lower on DQS.  Numerous others have posted the same thing here.

Hello-- I do know for a fact that the company is legit, as I live in the same city as the company. Dont know much about pay, although I do remember that they pay by the dictated minute. Hope this helps!


That would be Belleville, IL.

a few words
I don't know how much you know about the internet but posting in all caps is the equivalent of screaming and you seem to be screaming alot in your post below..

Just briefly, you seem to be posting as an MT, citing your experience with platforms, difficult QA programs, transcribing off the clock - yet you write about concerns that are definitely those of management, getting staff to show up for work, work flow, if you can't work that shift don't apply, we created offshoring so all of you MTs out there… Most MTs I know are concerned with work pools, fair treatment, honesty, timeliness of payroll, quality of dictators, line rate, etc. I have enough respect for the MTs and management that read this board to be able to intuit whether you are an MT or not or exactly what the motives of your post were; maybe to score points, I don't know, but whatever your motive, your post does not address my post at all..

In a very few words without any caps I told the MT asking the question about my experience. My post was truthful and I went out of my way to tell her that my experience didn't mean it would be the same for her and even indicated such things are hard to determine. I don't know if she was an Editor or MT I posted to warn someone who asked for guidance about my experience simply because I wouldn't want anyone to go through what I and others have. And I would want someone to give me the same heads ups if I had asked for guidance on a board about a certain company. It was measured, thoughtful, and brief and not an embellishment or downright lie to make a company look bad. I think you took care of that pretty well with your post.

I am not going to get into any debate with you or follow up any response you might make as you seem to have a lot of anger you are carrying around and maybe even an anger management problem but mostly because you seem to deal in absolutes that most reasonable people do not. Because you don't know of a situation does not mean it doesn't exist, because you have not had a similar experience does not make it an embellishment or lie, but mostly your generalizations and judgmentalness are breathtaking. MTs brought offshoring on themselves, download work and then go shopping, do laundry and dishes all day - that's a lot of laundry and a lot of dishes! - most do not take their jobs seriously, no work ethic, go back to the doctor's office and on and on… I just know that my experience has been MTs, editors and management in the transcription field pretty much run the same as most other professions, a lot of them are serious thoughtful professionals, a lot of them aren't, and painting them all with the same broad stroke because you happen to disagree with them or with what someone posts on a board doesn't give a lot of credibility to you or what you are saying.

As I waded through your derisiveness and sarcasm and anger I just felt bad for you and maybe you ought to think about the fact MT might not be for you…and if you are a member of Alltype management, oh wow…

Words R Us
Does anybody have info on Words R Us out of Illinois?  Do they pay on time; how is their QA; voice quality of their files? 
key words here are Used To.
In other words, the
p.r.n. racket..................NEVER!! 
2 words
Well, then THREE WORDS:
She did the work. The employer didn't pay. Bottom line: Employer owes her the money.
I just used above the same words like you did here
Working for MQ seems intolerable to me from just what I read from their postings here. My work, for the most part, is smooth, nothing like only allowed 3 blanks (I would be in a tizzy then because of our ESLs) and so on. I cannot believe people actually want to stay there. What is the big draw?
don't stick by their words
There is way too much of that in this industry.
Thank you. I think those are just made up words.
There is a Google box right under the words
type in what you want to search and then click the circle beside 'mtstars' located right below the Google box, then search. This will bring up archives on your topic, if there are any.
You have to be kidding. Per your own words, DR

is not the best. Any poor MTs coming from MQ have been beaten to death by now - they don't need another company that is not THE BEST. Let's see - what was I being tactful and leaving out? It takes 4-ever and a day to actually start - criminal background checks - yeah, I know, no big deal, but still creepy - physical exams, and plenty of other hoops - probably a month to get started. Computers were garbage and platform was down often, though none in my account received 1 cent of downtime pay. Platform antiquated and also allowed for prime cherry picking. As a newby, I used to watch the good work get sucked right out of my pool from my coworkers. Backstabbing galore, office politics, no supervision whatsoever. Pay was on the low side, but was told it was due to how great hospital accounts were - not really. MTs expected to adhere to a strict schedule - quality of work was poor as we got hospital leftovers from inhouse staff. DR also has had run-ins with the labor board and were found guilty of whatever it was they were caught doing. So, yes, let these comments scare you - check the company board archives - always lots of negative about DR. In fact, this is the first time I have ever read positives, so I honestly suspect its their recruiter trying to snag some newbies. DR was even posted about just last week - go thru pages and search for them. Good luck to you! Definitely not a good replacement for MQ. If you're close to the breakdown point, as I was when I left MQ, DR is likely to push you right over the edge.

Thank you so much for the kind words!
I want to thank you all for your kind words SM

and suggestions.  It means a lot to me.  I'm a pretty optimistic person, so I believe something better will come along...but it feels good to share my frustrations with those of you who have been there, done that, and got the T-shirt!

I better go to work!  Have a great weekend everyone and Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there.

Just Me

Your words are obviously heartfelt,
but it might be time to consider another career if you feel so dehumanized that you consider yourself a machine. Best wishes.
Perfect words! sm
I guess I needed someone else to validate for me that it might be okay. Although you'd think my hubby and three children would be enough to do it for me:)  I too am having a very hard time with the testing for other large companies; that is why I was surprised and even a little leary that I passed this one, almost too easily.  And yes, the experience on the resume would be big!  My next project for tomorrow tho (while waiting to get info that I probably won't receive for one reason or another) is to test for Amphion...been interested for awhile so what the heck. Thanks again for making me feel okay!
Thanks all for the words of wisdom. Nm