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I don't think they type at all... I smell management.

Posted By: LOL on 2009-04-23
In Reply to: Oh, please, just stop with that crap right now and tell the truth. - Another TT MT


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I smell management!
Stinks, too. P-U!
I smell management and, guess what?

We see right through what YOU are going too!  :)

Now, go away.  Please. 

Do I smell
curry powder?
How would they know you smell bad? Don't you
I smell a rat!!!
I mean seriously, when was the last time, and how many times, have any of us been offered .11 cpl to start with that kind of bonus. It's few and far in between so you know when one does get posted, they have to be flooded with resumes.  So, if you have 200 people each doing 4 tests...hmmm...sounds like good free labor to me. LOL
I smell a foreign spy. You need to...
Leave the board before I report you to Customs and Immigration. LOL.
I smell the coffee
I smell curry.
what's that foul smell? Ahh RECRUITER
a rose by any other name would smell as sweet

And an MT is now a *clerk,* according to the posting on the job board.  I'd like to apply for Head Cluck when it becomes available.  Then you've got your Lead Cluck, and your Editor Cluck, QA Cluck, Cluck Manager, VP of Cluckdom, Supercluck, CEC and CFC (Chief Executive Cluck, and Chief Financial Cluck) and we all work for Clucks-R-Us. 

I smell sour grapes. This is a lie. They do not oursource
I've been an at-home MT since 1990, and was in-house for 12 years before that.

Amphion is the BEST, MOST PROFESSIONAL, and FAIR company I've ever worked for.

Whoever is trying to make them look bad on here is lying, and I suspect it's one of the people from "another company" that DOES SUCK trying to bring down an honest reputable company because they're jealous that they don't have the character and professionalism that Amphion has.
i smell someone doggin for a referral ... not nice!
I work for them too, and albeit, a good company but not a bed of roses.  TONS of changes seem to be going on all the time ......... stop sniffin around for that 750 bucks. It's embarrassing.
Wake up and smell the coffee - dahhhhhh - NM


I don't agree - you need to smell entire coffee pot

You don't know most men in this country...that would be a fact.....and in today's world, some of us prefer the foreign men, after decades of American ones.  It takes all kinds to make up an entire world and then an entire planet.

Live Globally, Dream Universally.....

You smell things? Give me a break! You
are really reading way too much into a simple post. I am in QA, and I do not work for the range I quoted. However, I know that many companies are now offering peanuts in the ranges I quoted, or lower with paying by the line. My friends are QA, and keep me updated with the insulting range of pay offers. Sorry, not an exec and not looking to lower anyone's anything! Stress out much?
Digital Transcription Services--I smell a rat??

I went ahead and applied for their little ortho job over there and was sent 6 test files, about 20+ minutes of dictation time total.  I said I would only do one file, but did anyone else get this?  I worry when i get things like this as a lot of people will use the testing to get the work done for free.


What you smell is the own vindictive stink of your words.
No, I'm not GP.  Just don't like bullies.  Never did.  Never will.  Which is what you are.  Now, behave or I'll tell your mommie!
True. It was demeaning and insulting. Tell me you didn't like my resume or that I smell bad..
Whatever... but don't tell me that I do not have experience.  What is with these people. If they are that unprofessional, we would feel blessed we received the kiss-off form letter LOL
Webmedx watches every min you type or don't type.
I personally didn't like logging off to go to the bathroom or get a drink or whatever. Drove me nuts. They were too regimented for me. Not sure if you are aware they do that. Part of working at home is the flexibility and they just weren't. Good Luck
*sniff* I smell an MTSO *sniff*
sniff, sniff, sniff.....I smell JELOUSY
I just read your post, and you sound about 3 years old. I really don't thing the OP was trying to brag, just giving her company a thumbs up.
Hello Management

Give me a break!  You are a supervisor, and I know who you are.  Spare us this bologna.



If only more management could be like you!
I'd buy you a drink as well! Thank you for the kind words.
Management again??!!!
kidding. "Excellent program", is that why everyone is leaving OSi, because it is so good??!!!
Management...don't you have anything to do?
If TT is growing by leaps and bounds, how do you have the time to get on here and contradict the truth?  You don't like negatives about your company, but you're not perfect either.
I am not management -- I don't even
work for them anymore! You can state your opinion, but you are giving inaccurate information about things such as benefits and whether or not you can use ShortHand. Obviously I wasn't all that thrilled with them either or I would still be there.
lol, I have been an MT for 20+ yrs and many of them in management.
I don't know when the management...SM
was ever great, it was bad 4 years ago when I was there and from your description things haven't changed a bit since then.  A bunch of office people with titles, the MTs typing all the work are ignored, avoided and treated badly.  We used to call the office in Pittsburgh a kingdom because it was filled with people who never worked past 4:00 in the afternoon, 2:00 on Fridays...never to be heard from until Monday around 9:00 AM.
Not management
I never said I agreed with them docking your pay for errors.  BUT, I did say that they only do it if you fall below 98%.  Isn't this the norm?  Keeping an accuracy rate of 98% or better?  So why would you worry about being docked if you maintain 98% or better?  They are like any other MT companies, they want quality reports. 
Not Management

NOT management and sorry you could not cut it. nm
Definitely has to be management ..SS
AMEN !!!
I am definitely NOT their management.......
or anyone else's for that matter.  I am just a lowly pee-on MT with 6 years experience trying to make an honest living, and get nothing but lies from this company.  I am looking for other work, just like the others who have emailed me privately, who also work for them now and are in the same predicament that I am in.  Work flow lying is the main problem with this company.  They say there is none, but, in fact, there is.  They just turn you off.  When there is work, why not give it to us???  This question has been asked by us more than once.  Lots more companies out there, so we will just keep looking.
Why don't you take this up with management. (sm)
As far as bonuses being offered unnecessarily on weekends, I think they like to be caught up as best they can on Mon morning, unlike a lot of services who get behind on the weekends.  I don't think it really has anything to do wtih overstaffing. JMO.  I thought there is extra pay for Sat or Sunday anyway, isn't there?
Must be management. They are NOT one of the
best companies, the absolute worst one I have ever had contact with and if you look through the archives there are many, many more who agree with me. 
I am not management.
I am a very hard-working, high-producing MT who has as much to lose as the next MT. I, however, am choosing to keep an open mind and know that my work speaks for itself and decided that this new opportunity for me sounds like a good one. More work, job opportunities, and help in becoming an even better producer sounds good to me; guess not to every MT though.
I'm not Management... (sm)
What, you think I'm a *plant* because I'm seeing it half-full instead of half-empty? LOL If you'll go back and read a couple of my earlier posts regarding this whole thing, you'll notice that I worked for MQ (until they were bought out by furrinners) and I've been around for 16 years as an MT - IC, SE, employee -- but never as Management.

All I'm doing is repeating (again) what was explained to the DRC employees in the web conference and what has already been posted here to be read by anyone: If the client requires USA-based MTs, that's the DRC side. Yes, they'll charge more for the USA-based MTs (who will be paid more than the Indian MTs) and it would therefore be in Acusis' best interest to have as many USA-requiring clients as possible. Yes?

(Unless, of course, you're going along with the suspicion that the Indian MTs will be passed off as USA MTs and the clients won't know the difference.) (And man's first steps on the moon were filmed on a Hollywood sound stage made to look like green cheese...)

But I love working for Transcend, what is wrong with someone saying that? They are flexible and do pay very well.

Okay, now I KNOW management is posting here.  I am the person who left 3 times.  Twice due to medical.  HOWEVER, I only made 2 friends at DSG who were not management, neither one is stil at DSG.  Both told me to leave a long time ago.  Both were treated badly and that is why they left.  I never believed them. 

Besides anyone who knows that I tried to come back a 4th time would have to be management, think about it!

I took Karen's advice and moved on.  I am very happy where I am at and in fact, I am very thankful that DSG did not take me back as I would have stayed there forever and worked a lot longer/harder/dumber for less money than I am making now. 

I do not have bad things to say about DSG, only that I was disappointnted that I was told I could come back if openings when my mother-in-law had recoverd and that was a lie or changed minds or whatever you want to say.  I would not change the way things turned out.  I am very happy where I am now.  So THANK YOU DSG!  They were good to me 3 times and 3 times I was charmed.  There was just not meant to be a 4th time.  Again, different people different experiences.  Try DSG, don't try DSG no longer makes any difference to me.  I will not dog DSG, but I will not defend them either.   I hope Lynda's friend moves on as I did.  I think she is better off if they did this to her after she stayed with them without leaving like I did for 4 years.   

Thank you - no I am not management.
But the happy ones are always accused of being management.
I am NOT Management

I have to say that my tenure at Transtech has been the most pleasant experience I have had with any national company.  They do actually care about their MT's instead of just caring about the best way to screw them out of something.  They are in a completely different class - and I hope they stay that way. 

I am writing this to give encouragement to the disheartened MT's who have been bruised, berated, and battered by unqualified, uncaring, power-tripping people in Management - I have been there, and there is hope.  There are good companies out there, and you just have to find them.  Most of the people I know have not been fortunate enough to have found the perfect MTSO the first time around.  We have job hopped too many times and it's no fun. 

I miss the camaraderie of my former jobs in offices - but I make certain to keep up with my old friends, go to the gym, take continuing ed classes, go for a jog during the day, jump in the pool if it's warm, go to luncheons at church, get a massage, etc.  It can get pretty depressing sitting in front of a computer all day, then when you get hounded for something that's not your fault in the first place by Management it makes you want to scream. 

Job hop if you must.  About 90% of these companies truly are awful, and the other 10% don't have the need to be constantly running ads because they are able to retain the BEST MT's, and TransTech is one of them. 

I see where some companies have been trashed on here - and rightly so - such that they don't even bother posting ads anymore but they are still desperately hurting for MT's because thankfully MT's are not putting up with the abuse anymore.  If you see on any job board, not just this one, companies who constantly have an ad up there most of the time it will be because they suck to begin with, not because they are growing and need new staff.  You MT's know the companies I am talking about. 

I wish everyone the same luck I have had.  Now I am left alone to work, make more money than ever before (outside of the office) because I'm not constantly being harassed by a micromanager. 

I would never want to be management, IMO
I would hate having to deal with the clients directly, always having to be reachable, and not to mention trying to keep track of multiple MTs. I'm much happier just straight typing.
I hate to see the bad feedback all the time about OSi.  I have been here a while too.  Change is inevitable, growth is inevitable, and technology is ever changing - you have good and bad within every company.  The account manager position is more like a liason position - you would be the representative for the company.  Please, please, please - I love this company and I know we have our problems but if you plan on applying for this job you will be our first contact with new clients, make sure you are happy with OSi so we get a positive attitude from the start!  If people that work at OSi are not having a good experience it is probably stemming from their immediate supervisor - TALK TO SOMEONE HIGHER UP!  or better yet talk to your supervisor!  If you dont communicate how do you expect anything to change?
New management
I do know that they are under new management.
I think your management is very
J and J Management
Can anyone give me some information about J and J Management?
Because if they are management, what they say
Well at least now we know you are management.....
and probably aren't always quite up front with information here. I happen to know that they do outsource from time to time - and no, I'm not management, just a regular MT.
I am not management sm

I am sure that those in management who read this board, know exactly who I am.  I am not ashamed of what I say here.  There are certain things I would not say and have not said here, like what account I work on or who my supervisor and lead MTs are.  I don't discuss our working relationship either.  If there were a problem I would understand that half the problem is me because I am half the equation.

I know that some members of management at TT read this board from time to time.  As I am sure they know who I am, they already know I don't say things I don't mean, my nose is not brown, I am not after being in management, and that I am honest and hard working, so I have nothing to worry about.  There are ways to find out who some of you rumor spreaders are and I would not want to be YOU.

J and J Management ??
Anyone work for this company? Did not find them in the archives. Any info on platform, owners, pay, etc would be helpful. Thanks in advance.
How do like the management and sm
what is QA like?  Are they tough?  Helpful?  Are you making decent line counts?