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The corporate media

Posted By: could care less on 2006-05-09
In Reply to: I hope they are reading this! - mary k

they are ALL ABOUT protecting other corporations - and censoring the news is what they do best. Just look at bush.

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Doesn't do any good to go to the media; i.e., TV

I sent letters and emails and watched their programs.Never a word mentioned.

One idea might be a Letter to the Editor of your local newspapers. That should get some people riled up in the local area. That's my next step. Government agencies aren't going to help. They're the ones who want this, so big business can profit.


Oreilly is an even bigger media
hore. Yes, and so are the ones on the so-called 'left'. And if you think ANY of them give a flip about you or America, you are easily fooled.

The are full-time propagandists - all of them. And they are laughing all the way to the bank.
You could threaten to involve the media in their area.
I had that happen and had to play them in Windows media player-nm
Okay.. I've tried Windows Media and Real Player.. nothing.. still saying I need codecs.
I've never had this problem playing a test before. I am not sure what the deal is. I hate to give up .. but...
After all these years, if I use Media Player, I just have my test outline ready and play the voice
Where at - in the corporate office?
or maybe you are management and get paid by the hour. I am guessing probably the hourly paid since you do seem to have a lot of time on your hands chatting all day.

I have 16 years experience and I did not maintain a job for this long with no skill.

Perhaps you should work on some SOCIAL SKILLS - you think? I have always heard if you're good at something you don't have toot your own horn, but you go right ahead and sing your own praises.
Ola Corporate Services
A most excellent company. The owner is very helpful and friendly. Great group to work for.
This is a perfect example of either corporate
We feel hopeful and excited that maybe, MAYBE, if the cosmos and stars align and unite, our employers may toss us a blessed $25 gift card, and you DARE BASH THAT HOPE???  I hope to get one as it will feed my kids for a decent LUNCH for once.  You bash us with our hopes and its A-OK for corporate execs to DEMAND their Christmas bonuses which generally run in the 6 DIGITS, and often 7.  Yup, that's not greedy, that's not childish, but a bunch of honest, hard working trusting soles transcribing for the health and safety of patients world wide are CHILDISH AND GREEDY for hoping for a crumb of the MONEY THEY MADE by the skin of their fingers for their CEOs.  Get a life. You are either swill of the earth or one of the CEOs typing with 1 dirty finger on your laptop in your corporate jet.  Fly off!
Corporate mentality
I am sure at least some of you saw on the news about the hospital shootings in Calif. yesterday. I was just talking to my neighbor today, who is a Occupational Therapist there. She was saying how bad the atmosphere in the entire hospital has been for the past 8 months. Somewhere along the line I think the compassion and caring has gone out of corporate healthcare. It is only about the almightly dollar now. This particular facility has been very secretative about lay-offs in the past months. People get called in and told you have 15 minutes to be out of the building. What ever happened to two weeks notice, they want their employees to give them two weeks notice before they quit but when they want to get rid of someone they just smack them in the face with it. The rumors were flying that there were going to be more layoffs and the shooter, whom everyone says was a really great guy, was apparently stressed out over the fact that he would be let go. It is a sad situation all over but if the corporations would care more about their employees and less about saving a buck morale in this country would be alot better than it is right now. My neighbor said they brought in a new CEO and that is when things got really bad. The real tragedy is that the manager of the department he worked in had just come up with a plan by changing schedules, and cutting costs in some other areas he was not going to have to lay anyone off. Everyone is saying if only the guy had talked to his boss. 8 kids are now without fathers. The hospital spokesperson steadfastly denied any future layoffs but the rumor is they are going to happen in June, it will be interesting to see how they do that after they got on nationwide TV and said no more layoffs are planned. A really tragic story, the guys who were all wonderful fathers gone for nothing.
not only the corporate mentality of sm
the way they treat employees but also the way the medical profession treats patients.

I have a chronic illness that puts me in the hospital every so often and I am telling you the care (or lack of) is ridiculous. Hubby works for this particular hospital for the last almost 20 years and he says he fears the day when some idiot comes in and starts mayhem. We did have an incident three years ago where some guy whose son had died went to the office where the doctor was at and shot and killed him. Worked out that he wasn't so ticked at the doc but he was ticked at the care his son got in the hospital and took it out on the doc. I am to the point I think the whole medical profession is something to stay away from.
Ola Corporate Services
I just want to praise this owner and company.  I have worked there for a couple of years now, and she is awesome!  Very easy to get along with--work is always available in whatever amount I request--and pay is ALWAYS on time and no hassles.  I love working here!
Sorry, I dont. Maybe call Corporate.
Info on OLA Corporate Services
in California. I have never heard of this one! Anyone have any info on it?  Thanks!
Don't forget the corporate director of HR
He's a piece of work too, totally nuts!
I personally never give the corporate contact as
a reference. I always give a supervisor that I had as reference as they CAN give a reference. Many supervisors do not stay at companies and it is always better that they talk to someone who knows your work. HR has to go by the rules of just verification. You can give references though so get together with your supervisors and see if they will either give you their contact info or a letter of recommendation. That always helps. Right now with all the MTs out there looking, I would try to get my feet planted firmly on the ground as soon as possible.
Why not call the corporate office / payroll? nm
Corporate greed is driving it right out of existence
can afford to live in the United States and stay in MT. More & more of us are getting out. Some, like me, are trapped... been at it for too long (30+ years), and most of us are now what you would call the Working Poor. Back in my 20's when I came to that 'crossroads', I should've gone with my friend and learned court-reporting. So far their jobs haven't been teetering on the brink of extinction (yet), like ours are in MT.
Spoken like a true corporate sell-out.

Lisa and other corporate "hacks". You really outdid yourself on this one.
Been reading and watching a lot, but your posts are definitely the best I have ever seen as far as being totally inaccurate and misleading.

My first statement is that if Transcend is so ashamed of outsourcing/offshoring why do they do it. They need to be upfront about what they are doing and quit telling these lies. They do not just offshore work because there is no available help. They offshore work because it is cheaper. Too many nights I see 20 to 50 reports go flying off my screen while I work and I am left with nothing to do for the rest of my shift. If anyone cared about me and my having enough work, this would not be happening.

Transcend has publically stated that they use offshoring because it is cheaper - not because there is a lack of available help. They said they would not take work away from the domestics; but I guess my status is so low that I am not even considered a domestic. And your statement below that they would not use offshore if there was enough domestic help is completely absurd.

You and those other Fony ADHI people who have that stupid F after your name - those of you who think you are more important and better educated than the doctors - need to face reality. You picked up the phone after 'your public meeting and called Larry'. Who do you think you are? The most important person in the world? You are a brown-noser, trying to get settled into management by hobnobbing with the bigwigs. Did you ever stop to think that Larry might have far more important things to do than to chit-chat with you? Well, I guess it worked, you dug your way into a team lead position didn't you. And with that position you know just like everyone else knows that offshoring is not going away no matter how many state-side MLS there are in the company. You have just lost every ounce of credibility you may have had.

And how can you say that offshoring was your biggest objection to this merger. You obviously came over with TRS and they have a school in Barbados so even more work can be offshored. Did you object to them having offshore associates?

Lisa, its time for you baby ostriches to grow up and pull your head out of the sand and face reality. We do not believe you or anyone else that is trying to pass off these type of statements as true, just like we do not believe that we can make anywhere close to what we made with straight transcription by doing that VR stuff, especially with the problem-riddled platform that Transcend uses.

Things might settle down a little faster if you would just be honest.
I worked 30 years out in the corporate world
Suits are the same everywhere.  They sit on their asses in their fancy offices and rake in the dough and make the peons beneath them make their coffee and run their errands.  They rob from the poor and give to the rich!  I've talked to them, covered their butts, lied for them and even gave them sexual favors back when sexual harrassment was just a big word!  You must be married to one or you wouldn't be acting as if they poop golden eggs!  They produce NOTHING but spin tactics and good old boy networking!
All of Focus is indian-based, except their corporate office in MA.
That is a smoke screen to make it look like a US based company. Imagine, indian MTs editing you an American MT with 10+ years of experience, and changing correct terminology to incorrect terminology. I could go on and on, but I won't.

All tech support is india-based, all QA is india-based, most mts are in india, except for the MTs here in USA working for them, all of their account managers are in India working the night shift (their time), day time (our time).

If you are an AAMT member, they have a mailing list that corporate sm
members can use two to three times a year.
Person from corporate contacting me via email regarding my posting today
I have no reason to meet with you, have a good job and certainly do not care to discuss with you where you send your work. I know what I read and it was quoted by a top official at your company. Even though you said the newspaper slanted the story like they wanted it to read, I saw quotes and never saw where the paper did a retracation of the story.