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Is company board down? No posts from today. nm

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Did you look at the company board? Just scroll down the page for posts from yesterday and today!
read recent posts on this board and on the company board
Read the company boards, posts about them today.nm
To add to that...MQ posts..shouldn't they be on the COMPANY BOARD??
ANYTHING about that!!
This was answered on the Company board down a few posts. nm
Check recent posts on Company Board. nm
Have you searched the board for posts on this company recently?
Lots of OSI posts on Company board. Supposedly offer low pay. nm
It's MDI in Maryland. Plenty of posts on a Company board search. nm
Lots of recent posts if you do a Company Board search. Good luck! nm
If you search the posts, I think the Company board, you will find that the monies paid to AAMT

for CMT/RMT cerifications are being used to offer "India" rates to workers in India to test for their CMT/RMT cerifications. I REFUSE TO BELONG TO SAID ORGANIZATION AND I WILL NOT CONTRIBUTE MY HARD-EARNED FUNDS TO HELPING INDIANS GET CREDENTIALED.

Just do a search and read the posts. There are plenty of posts about OSI on this board. nm.
I really appreciated these posts too. Today
I just increased my work load for myself (I am an IC) to afford more things at food shopping (LOL) and also because the holidays are coming. I keep crabbing on my days off (during the week BTW) that I don't have enough money, so I don't go anywhere. I scheduled myself just a bit more for those days off, about 3 hours extra a day. I figure if I can crab and stare at e bay, I can type a couple of hours. Now, I have to motivate to do so, and your suggestions here help a lot. It isn't just boredom it is the motivation instead of putting the energy to crabbing to myself, to actually type, get the work done. Even a little bit more will make me feel like I accomplished something. Now I will apply what you suggest above and I know it will help! Thanks so much!
Optimum OnLine user here not able to read posts today. nm
And its gonna kill you to post on the Company board rather than the main board?
This post should be made on the Company board. See that board. Thread locked.
This post should be made on the Company board. See that board. Thread locked.
someone posts on the board
does not mean they are doing it during working hours.
if you go by some posts on this board
rates should be 10 per page and 14 to 16 per line - since no body is interested in anything less. I would be interested in seeing what responses you get. I say review the work you have done in the past - and negotiate with him. Referrals from him will get you more work. being fair without giving it away is right - start at the higher end of what you were paid through an MTSO and negotiate.
Keep in mind he was doing this himself before so has no problem with continuing - you want the first client and again his referrals
Board has over 100,000 posts now!!!
Sometimes the posts on this board are really
heartless. I am sorry people jumped on you when you needed support. I have been in this biz a long long time and first of all, you take information in, but don't take it to heart. Please filter it. I am speaking of posts on this board. Not at your job.
Your job is another thing entirely. First. STop and breathe when you read the feedback. Second tell yourself it is feedback from QA (if it is the big boss realize that just might be different and if directly from the client definitely different). Do go back to the acct. specs for your account, write down where the inconsistency is between what you put according to the specs and how QA corrected you. Do not immediately e mail your supervisor. Instead, keep a list. Then, at the end of a week or after you have a lot, do professionally write your boss with the differences you found, in a professional way.
A lot of what goes on in this business is really how people react. You need to be proactive, not reactive. You also don't need to beat up on yourself or allow the people here to do so. This is because you are obviously good, you are in it enough years already, and you state you have another job, so obviously you have skills and the know-how.
If you are looking for warm fuzzies, don't expect that here necessarily. Give that to yourself by allowing yourself to make mistakes and allowing QA to make mistakes we are all human. But what you should not allow are anon posters here to give you meaningful feedback if it seems to you to be hurtful. That adds to your frustration.
Now, take a deep breath. Put it into perspective in the big picture, and keep notes on your account. Then mature as a Transcriptionist and all the while be professional. PS: Get your warm fuzzies from friends, and family. I find my pillow is best to cry into since I work at home. Good luck to you! oldoldMT
Please see my question on company board -posted on wrong board
All MQ posts belong on MQ board. (NM)
All MQ posts belong on MQ board. (NM)
There are a few posts on the Wyoming board.
Cheyenne was mentioned, too.

All I know about that part of the country are the obvious, that it's gorgeous, sparsely populated, and they don't have a lot of water. I don't think they have a lot of women-folk, either. :o>

Read through all the posts on the New MT board. Top 3
Go through the posts on the New MT board to see what programs are recommended. nm
Pot, meet kettle. Your posts are all over the board. sm
...just because they are responding, and probably not even as vocal as you've been on here. That just reduces any point you were trying to make to shreds, sounding juvenile and defensive instead of engaging in reasonable debate -- but worst of all, acting like you are superior and somehow smarter than all the rest of us when most of us have known all about this big "news flash" of yours for years now. You say you wouldn't hate others for what they believe in, but when someone spoke up saying they like ASR, you insulted her by saying she must not have been a fast typist then. ASR isn't going away, no matter how many people quit MQ citing that as a reason. Many times, it's not even the MTSOs who sell doctors on ASR - there are companies out there courting the doctors, pumping them up with sales talk about how great it is and how much time/money they'll save. THOSE are the ones the rest of us are aiming at, and wisely so. Think about it, do you think the MTSOs like it when clients go to ASR and lower the rate they are paying the MTSO?? If the MTSO also sells the equipment, maybe. Otherwise, doubtful. It's new technology and MTs must adapt for now, as chances are good it will flame and then fizzle out. MANY, many doctors have already tried it years back, hated it, and returned to traditional dictation. As you've been told, this is NOT a new development so it's not that people don't care; they just aren't as urgently impressed by the rants since it's old news. It lurked on the horizon for a long time before it ever actually hit the shelves and a lot of us researched it prior to it actually being utilized.

Yes, there are plenty of issues that are pulling MTs everywhere down. Offshoring is one of them. Has been for years. ASR/VR is one of them. Has been for YEARS. Maybe this is news to you, but again, most of us have known about these things and been proactive about/against them for YEARS by not accepting lower rates and not offshoring or working for companies that do.

I will reiterate, though, that one of the biggest issues dragging MTs through the mud is something that is perfectly fixable - the BEHAVIOR of some MTs. Unprofessional, juvenile behavior is not considered a desirable quality in any employee. Lack of work ethic and false sense of entitlement are two more traits that are not desirable in an employee. Someone who has only been in the business for a few years but thinks they know more than MTs who worked on manual typewriters is yet another undesirable. MTSOs read this board all the time and take note of these things, and when certain names come up on resumes, they go immediately to the circular file, if you know the flavor of THAT Kool-Aid.
I meant to say Job-Seekers Board, not Company Board.
No mssg.
Can we have a MQ board so I can see posts about other things insstea of this nonsense

This is not a Medquist board.  It is being monopolized by MQ complaints again.  Cant you go to MQ and complain instead of coming here where no one cares?  

This has been going on and on and on and no one is getting the point.  GET A NEW JOB WITH SOMEONE OTHER THAN MQ                                          

As always, political posts should be posted on the Politics board.
right? isn't there a board for personal medical information posts?

You could start by reading other posts re: laptops on this board.
Click on "See Related Messages" in your OP.
Have you noticed all the strange posts coming through on every Board ?
Something is definitely going on.
Board suggestion: Is there any way the time of the posts can be shown? (sm)

Sometimes it is hard (almost impossible) to tell the order of replies of posts, especially with the nesting.  Can the time of the post be shown along with the date?  The different time zones wouldn't have to be taken into consideration; just choose one. 

Posts about political topics go on the Politics board

If you are talking about President Obama's stance, action, statements concerning offshoring - it is political.  It goes on the Politics board.

If you are talking about healthcare industries and what Congress, the Senate, the GOP or other leaders are doing or not doing about - it is political.  It goes on the Politics board. 



Because you're all over this board today
on a beautiful Sunday attacking all the "bitter" MTs with bad attitudes.  However, you are the epitome of bitterness.  You're starting arguments and justifying your own bad behavior.  Have you ever heard the saying that when you're angry at someone, you're really angry at yourself?  Are you having a bad day, hon?  Home life got you down?  Stressed out?  All alone and lonely?  Do you just need a hug?  We're here for you if you'd like to open up about what's really bothering you. 
COMPANY INQUIRIES belong on Company board, please!
We had problems with the Main board and some posts were removed. You did not offend

Oh he reads this board alright. I used to post my e-mail in my posts.
I use to post on the offshore board a lot.  He took the liberty of writing me and telling me his opinion several times. I finally just blocked his e-mail. He reads here.
Hey, I don't live on this board. We catch negative posts and delete
at any time. In the top, right hand corner of each post, there is a Report Message button you can click on.  We do the best we can.
Productivity board to be added today.
Per above posts, often it only takes a letter or two to the company and/or right agency. Is
You put them on the company board, not the main board. They are still there.
I love my new company. I'm off today and tomorrow
and didn't have to beg anybody or worry about TAT.
I just told my company to take this VR and put where the sun don't shine today sm

I got tired of the promises...Oh I have gals doing 10,500 lines every 2 weeks in 8 hours a day.  (I think I choked when I heard this.)

It is NOTHING for me to type 8000 lines or BETTER in a week and I get paid way more for my 8000 lines.  I have been looking for another job, either PT to augment the lack of work or FT for the right situation.  First question I ask perspective employer? How do you feel about voice.  I have talked to about 7 or 8 companies in the past 2 weeks.  EVERY ONE OF THEM has said NO WAY, NOT HERE.  It is not very good...you can't expect an MT to edit that crapola for half of what they make typing, unless you don't care the least about quality.  I had two of them tell me it was unmitigated GREED on the part of these company's owners that they even entertain it.

I will say that the cream of the crop of MTs can transcribe so much faster than they edit, it isn't even funny.  Granted, there are plenty of MTs who are stop start, stop start, but when I get into a report, I put the pedal to the floor and TYPE.  I am down to about 1.25:1 or better than that a times.  A 5-minute report will take me under 6 minutes, as a rule, to transcribe.  My accuracy is something above 99.5%. I swear what attracts MTs to editing is the fact that they can't type enough lines to make it work as a career.  Either they can't sit still (that is me most days, but my speed makes up for it), they don't know their stuff all that well, or type slower than a 7-year itch...but they are not the cream of the crop.

Just you all wait...one of these companies who has crappy speech program and crappy "editors" is going to be sued and those extremely substandard reports are going to win the case for the plantiff and the hospital is going to be left high and dry, a couple of doctors with them.  We are here for a reason.  We protect patients and patient care.  We also protect the doctors from litigation.  I used to go through medical records looking for errors, loop holes and other boo boos for a malpractice lawyer.  The better the transcription, the more thorough the dictation, the less I could find proof against a doctor or facility. 

We need a national forum for this...newspaper something.

This was posted earlier today on the Gab Board and now I am reading this statement from this Pakista
Posted By: Sheri Steadman Administrator (see details inside) On: 2008-02-27


The mtstars.com domain name has been hijacked, so this website will probably go down and then come back up with old information (not current posts). We are setting up at mtstars.net and taking legal action to regain the mtstars.com domain. Please do not post at this site further as the domain has been taken over by an offshore entity.

Thank you for your loyalty over the years, but know that we are not gone. We plan to have mtstars.net up and running very soon ...

Hired by new company and started training today.
Should have trained yesterday, but no one contacted me.  So of course, I contacted them.  During training today, their foot pedal did not work.  When their tech put their software into my computer last week, he said he "fixed it" so that their software would work with my firewall turned on and that my autocorrect would work with their software and I wouldn't have to re-enter 3000 shortcuts.  Well, you know the rest.  No autocorrect and I cannot access their system with my firewall turned on.  Plus I can't work because the foot pedal doesn't function.  With all that the MTSOs demand of us, you would think that they should have at least some of their act together, no? 
Been interviewing for jobs this week, today a company
confirmed what we have been saying all along, they send the good dictation overseas and leave the crap for us.  
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