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saying any benefits is good is devaluing yourself

Posted By: and if your employer doesn't provide the income on 2005-12-31
In Reply to: In this day and age, any benefits are good to - MQr

on, it isn't their problem you are broke. Take personal responsibility for your life...that is what made this nation great. Life, liberty and happiness. Find yours. Get a second job, quit MQ but insist on being valued for what you do. If you don't, stop blaming someone else.

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TransHealth's benefits look very good SM

and pay is very competitive (meaning 8 to 10 cpl).

Family coverage is about $450 a month...so, although not cheap, much better than what you're having to pay now.  Also, they start the first of the month after you start.  So, if you start on Feb. 15, medical benefits kick in March 1.

They have an ad on the Job Seekers board.  You should check them out.

(I just finished the testing process and am waiting to hear back from them.  Dictation portion was tough, but the rest was not too bad.  Verbal quiz was scary, but not difficult.  Someone with the amount of experience that you have would do wonderfully, I'm sure.)

Good luck!  

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Can you give specifics? Are the benefits at least any good? nm
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Of course I procrastinated to attend the call on my day off, then off I went with my daughter shopping. 

Did I miss anything much other than explanation of health plans?  Is there a web site they referred to you?  Should I call HR and admit I am a moron? 


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Also looking into them. Do they have benefits?


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SAAAWEEET!!     I LOVE KEYSTROKES!!  Just when you think they were the best... THEY GET BETTER!!! 
No benefits necessary
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PS - got many more benefits where I went
LOL - much, much better.
How about benefits?

Medical, PTO, etc.  TIA.

Do they provide benefits?
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FN benefits

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To be eligibile for DD, you have to CONSISTENTLY make 14K lines a pay period and I for one, would much RATHER pay the extra $25 and know that my check is going to get to me by 12 noon the next day. You will receive an email with the tracking # etc, the Thursday before.

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No benefits. IC only. nm
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