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Would you please note you have no message inside...

Posted By: MTnest on 2007-07-05
In Reply to: Oh please, drop the drama - she is absolutely correct. - AnotherQA

Otherwise, you waste people's time opening your post and there is nothing there. Thank you.

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(There's actually a link and a message inside my note above) ... :-) ... nm
just a small note inside here *S*

what I meant was that for the same job, men are paid more....I'm not necessarily talking about medical transcription - but let's talk about truck drivers, chefs, women in the physical labor force, or even MDs......the women make less than the men because men have male body parts and lots of folks in the world *think* that this is the deciding salary factor. 

All I do is LAUGH at that....because I do believe women are more resourceful in life, in general.

just my nickel's worth.  *S

NM=no message inside. SM=See message inside. NM
Inside for message.
Why do you think you aren't giving your kids a good life?  Are you an abuser or addict?  Other than that, I can't think of any reason to give up your kids.  It will mean more to them that you stuck together through thick and thin than to bail on them when things got tough.  Besides, you don't want to put them in the foster care system where goodness knows what could happen to them.  I'm making assumptions here that things are tight for you and you're working too much instead of other things.  Correct me if I'm wrong.  I have felt as if I should give my kids up or off myself before.  Neither "solution" would have fixed anything.  Both would have irreparably harmed my children.  I stood in line at the food bank just to put food in their mouths.  I had a repo notice on my car and a foreclosure notice on my house.  I didn't even have two pennies to rub together.  My utilities were shut off.  My paychecks had been executed out of my checking account for my ex's medical bills.  I had to call an attorney to get it back several months later.  My ex wasn't paying child support and just walked out on us one day.  I had nowhere to go because my family told me they didn't have room for us.  I was looking at living at the homeless shelter with my kids.  I sold nearly everything I owned, and that held things off until I finally found a better job.  We survived.  Everything worked out in the end.  I was thankful every day that I still had my kids because they were my reason for living.  No matter how bad things are, there are people out there who have it worse.  It's tough to turn your thinking around from negative to positive when it feels as if the cosmos is crapping on your head.  {{{{hugs}}}}  You can do this.  You are a strong and beautiful person.  I believe in you.
(sm) but no message inside???
message inside
you might be able to purchase (cheap) the Career Steps curriculum by someone that dropped out of the program.  Check MT daily.  I have seen people selling their course there cheap.  You won't be able to have the 'sheepskin' from the school that proves you took the course, but a lot of employers will allow you to work if you demonstrate that you know what you are doing and you explain that you are self taught.  You will definately need to study though, there is no other way to do this.  I am a Career Step grad (of 5 years ago) and found the course prepared me well to get into acute care.  Good luck.
see inside.........for message

Whatever email you use, whether it be a generic or any other email - go to your address book(s) and put in as a new address:


000001@invalidaddy.com or bogusaddy.com


What this does is it becomes the FIRST email address in your addresses place.....so IF a worm or virus gets into your system, it sees that first address....and no longer can get any other address below that..........

Found this out nearly 10 years ago.........and it works!!!

You can do this in Outlook Express address book and hotmail or yahoo, etc., etc., etc.

See inside for message....
I lost my brother to suicide when I was 23 and he was 18. My brother and I were always close and he stayed over at my house all the time. When we went camping, fishing, or just about anywhere he went too. He was a huge part of my family. I will never forget the day I got the call from a Sheriff out of town informing me that he had killed himself. His truck was registered at my house, which is why I got the call. I then had to call my parents and tell them this news. This is something you should never have to tell your parents.

The 10-year anniversary of his death just passed in February. I too felt so similar to how you feel now. I stayed at home with my two small children. I would cry all the time and felt like it would never get better. I would visit the cemetery and talk to him (and again cry). This went on and on. My mom was in the same boat as me, so I did have someone to talk to.

Time will help you. There is not a right amount of time to grieve nor is there a right way to grieve. We all grieve and handle death in our own way. I did go to a suicide survivor support group during the first year, which helped. Also, there are medications that can help too.

Either way, you will get with better with time. It took probably 6 years or so before a day went by when I actually hadnít thought of him. I never thought that would happen. I never thought there would be a day go by that I didnít have at least a fleeting thought of him. Here I am 10 years later and I made it. On his 10th anniversary I went through all of the belongings of his that I had saved. Yes, I cried and I cried and sometimes for no reason I will think of him and cry, but these times are few and far between now.

Time will heal you. Someday there will be one day that will go by without you crying. The next thing you know it will be two, three, and then a week. You just need to give yourself time.

SM is see message inside. NM is no message inside.
see message inside
I've been an MT over 11 years now - if I get the occasional op note it's by mistake - they just get routed to me because of wrong coding. I don't really have to do them, but hey, I like to learn new stuff!
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My mother told me of a woman who had a broken tooth which she neglected to repair. After many years, she was diagnosed with oral cancer in the area where it was touching the side of her mouth, causing a sore which never healed. So, I believe that the constant irritation over a long period of time could indeed cause problems. It is time to put on your big girl panties and deal with this :)
Thanks for the tip! - no message inside
: )
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I kind of got started the same way.  I was a nurse for 10 years and worked for a doctor, same scenario, he needed a Transcriptionist so I started taking home his tapes for extra pay. I heard about working from home doing it through companies online and when my daughter was born I decided I didn't want to have her in daycare and I wanted to stay at home and type.  Medquist actually hired me with my one year of clinic experience and I actually didn't like it much just because I had never typed acute care before, never worked in a hospital even as a nurse and the terminology was a bit difficult for me.  I worked for MedQuist for a couple of years and then hired on at another company typing oncology and I have now typed oncology only for the past 7 years or so and I love it!  Maybe I just caught a break or they may hire people with less experience, I can't really say for sure, but good luck to you!

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I have overheard the statement: "She has a husband and will be okay" by a person in my company when deciding who to rescue after an account departs, leaving MTs with no work and the need to be moved to another or laid off. You may find this hard to believe, but there are many women who are single and head of households. When men do not have a family but rather are single, that is I am sure worthy of mention and consideration when the ax is chopping off heads.
What is EHR? (no message inside)
I do not think 4 cpl is too bad for editing. see message inside
It could be worse.. I have been offered anywhere from 1.5 cpl up to 4 but no more than that for editing. I also have done editing in EditScript. Who are you working for. The company I worked for using that program was a huge rip-off and the line counts never added up not to mention I got penalized for any errors.. and I mean any errors, such a common where they didnt think it should have been etc.. very petty. Email me if you like. The only downsize to the editing is sometimes you really do end up having to retype a lot of what VR did and that does not seem fair at 4 cpl. The plus side is that on some reports you can really haul and make decent money.
Cynthia see message inside

Cynthia- the first time I did not ask why I was not a candidate - I just accepted what they said and went with contacts.  Then I saw article about a new procedure that said it uses a laser to make the flap opening.  I went to a dr. who was referred by the website of the new procedure.  I have a question for you though - if both of your eyes were done for 20/20 vision, why would they tell me to have the monovision done - why not do both to 20/20?  I guess these are questions I really need to go back and ask them, but thought I would get your opinion too.  Thanks.

I liked this post...thanks (no message inside)
some info inside message....sm


(lots more information at the link I provided too)

The Blue Screen of Death

it means no message inside
There is a message inside mine above, though. (nm)
No message for this one, though.


Don't look things up more than once. See message inside.
I use a program called "Lil Red Notebook" (LRN) it is very inexpensive, with a free trial.

When you have to look something up, you need to make a note of it someplace, so if you don't remember it later it will be faster than looking it up all over again. I started using my LRN when I was an MT student over 5 years ago, and I still use it daily. It is much faster to look things up there, instead of starting from scratch.

You can also put the definition of things in there to help you, such as the difference between "advise" and "advice" if you have trouble remembering.

I'm not sure exactly what you mean by using "macros" - do you have an expander? That is definitely something you need, either ShortHand or Instant Text would be of huge benefit.
nm means No Message inside
OMT said, "No" on the inside of post message.

Possible corrupted download (see message inside)
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Stephanie - pleasee see message inside

I can't send you any information as you did not leave your email information when you posted (must have used the Quick Post option?).  I have left my email address if you would like to contact me.

As far as calculating rates, see message inside
I also charge by the line and I use 65 character lines to calculate. I use MPCount, which is a free software that you can download and it works great and is simple to use. Sure makes the line count calculation easy to do. Good luck.
NOTE: The above sticky post prize changes as someone wins. Inside that post is
Inside is a great web site/message board
She is talking about the little face posters add INSIDE the message I think. nm
see inside for link and article from Bill Gates...lm (long message)


Bill Gates bets $84M on corn power
Investment in ethanol manufacturer by Microsoft founder shakes up industry.
December 13, 2005: 6:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the richest man in the world invests $84 million in a company, you can be sure Wall Street notices.

That's why Neil Koehler, president and chief executive of Pacific Ethanol Inc. (Research), was looking as if he had won the Powerball jackpot on Tuesday.

"It gave us instant credibility and the equity financing to be very credible and real with our (business) plan," he said of the investment by Bill Gates, the Microsoft Corp. (Research) founder, whose personal fortune of $46.5 billion topped Forbes magazine's list of the world's richest again this year.

"It really differentiated us from the pack," Koehler said. Gates' investment firm, Cascade Investment, agreed last month to buy 5.25 million preferred shares in Pacific Ethanol, a producer of the corn-based fuel hailed by environmentalists as an answer to the earth's dwindling supply of petroleum.

The financing, in which the preferred shares will be converted into common stock, is expected to close in January and will net the Fresno, California-based company $84 million.

The Gates ripple effect

In an interview at Reuters' Times Square offices, Koehler said Gates' investment was a sign that ethanol can be a viable alternative to oil at a time of see-sawing gasoline prices and concerns about global warming and climate change.

"It's all coalescing and, obviously, a smart investor like Bill Gates sees that," said Koehler, who was in New York to attract institutional investors.

Gates' money will help Pacific Ethanol proceed with its plan to initially build five plants on the West Coast to process Midwestern corn into ethanol, he said.

"It's not only had a huge impact on our operations, but it's had a huge ripple effect on the whole industry. It has really caused a stir in the ethanol industry that Bill Gates has stepped up and said: 'I believe in ethanol.'"

The company went public in March and the $84 million will help finance the plant construction.

"This was very much our strategy and they very much synched up and helped us make it more real," he said. "They had decided they wanted to get into ethanol and had looked at many companies before they found us."

Despite the investment, Koehler has not met Gates, who is also known as a philanthropist.

"He's pretty hands-off," he said.

But just the name is enough to attract attention from Wall Street and oil companies, said Koehler.

"With Bill Gates and that whole left-wing, progressive position that he has and the philanthropic thing, it reinforces ethanol's green stamp," he added.

Ethanol versus oil

With crude oil at $50+ per barrel, Koehler sees the market for ethanol-burning vehicles growing. Already, U.S. gasoline contains about 10 percent ethanol and Ford (Research) and General Motors (Research) are developing cars to run on 80 percent ethanol.

With 150 billion gallons of gasoline sold in the United States each year, that represents some 15 billion gallons of ethanol.

"We could do what Brazil's done and have 30, 40 percent of our transportation fuel renewable," he said.

Brazil, which makes ethanol from sugar cane, and the United States are the two largest ethanol-producing countries, he added.

"It's a common fact, we are running out of oil and there is only one commercially-viable liquid fuel alternative," Koehler said.

But historically low gas prices and powerful big oil companies combined to stunt the ethanol industry for years.

"Because of the politics of the oil industry, ethanol has always been viewed as raining on their parade, interfering with their business model," said Koehler.

However, the situation has changed and oil companies now look more favorably on ethanol than other transportation power sources, such as electricity, fuel cells or hydrogen.

In addition, President Bush's energy bill included renewable fuel standards and starting on Jan. 1, it requires a virtual doubling of ethanol fuel use from the current 4 billion gallons to 7-1/2 billion gallons by 2012.

"With $50 oil and up, ethanol is very attractive from a price standpoint," said Koehler.

Ethanol receives a 51 cent per gallon incentive from the U.S. government and today it is selling wholesale for roughly $2 a gallon.

"The actual cost to a refiner is roughly $1.50 and wholesale gasoline is roughly $1.70 or $1.80 today," said Koehler.

And in another sign of the future, he said that, starting next year, the Indy Racing League is converting all Indy racing cars to run on the high-octane alternative.

"Ethanol is racing fuel," he added.




Venting-why do people keep putting nm and THEN writing a message?? nm means no message - sm
Please put sm if you have a message and NM if there is no message other than your subject line.  It makes it easier when reading these messages.  thanks so much and have a nice day everyone. 
small message. nm means no message
Flame=200 views, sm=see message, nm=no message
Thanks for your note. SM
I think this problem must be specific to my particular account. I have tried all the things we were told, clearing, entering new names to try, etc. Thanks again.
Note to MQ: What would be

retired MTs in your workflow room and being TC's.>?

I am so tired of dealing with haughty people who don't have a clue

why I need something or what I do - and on top of them coping an

attitude with me because I get exasperated with their inability

to do their job which is make the work flow.

If MQ had people hired in their work flow areas who had worked inside

the world of transcription and knew where it goes in a hospital,

what to look at on the screens of the machines in the work flow rooms,

etc etc we wouldn't be getting hysterical messages all the time about

not meeting turn around times.

But no!  they want to hire first-time jobbers to be in control of the lives

of people who have been in the business usually upwards of 15 years

in order to even do this MT job at home with no help or assistance -

and then make us put up with them and at the same time try to make a living.

I don't want a doctor operating me who has never been inside a hospital, and I

am sick to death of dealing with people in a transcription company

who has never been inside a hospital and followed a REPORT around.

They need to see WHY A REPORT is done - HOW IT IS DONE

They need to go to dictate stations - they need to go in a medical records

area and look at charts - go inside an OR - and into the ICU

they need to see how the world of medicine is and how it operates.

Only then will they understand TATs, reports, and why things are done as they

are or at least why people want them done a certain way.

Like if I keep getting dictations with LOUD BUZZING - i don't want to keep getting

LOUD BUZZING - I want to let the hospital know there is probably a bad phone

instrument - and if this work flow person sees where dictation is done he will

understand it wouldn't take much to MAKE THE BUZZING STOP - and not get

pissy with me because I'd like to talk to somebody about LOUD BUZZING ON

REPORTS. - It's not rocket science - just need to let somebody know.

I know this isn't a note, but
maybe this will be of some help, I'm still searching for a note.
Breast-Related Medical Terms

Areola The pigmented or darker colored area of skin surrounding the nipple of the breast.

Asymmetry A lack of proportion of shape, size and position on opposite sides of the body.

Autoimmune Disease A disease in which the body mounts an "attack," disease response to its own tissues or cell types. Normally, the body's immune mechanism is able to distinguish clearly between what is a normal substance and what is foreign. In autoimmune diseases, this system becomes defective and produces antibodies against normal parts of the body, causing tissue injury. Certain diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma are considered to be autoimmune diseases.

Axillary Pertaining to the armpit area.

Bilateral Pertaining to both the left and right breast.

Biopsy Removal and examination of sample tissue for diagnosis.

Breast Augmentation Enlargement of the breast by surgical implantation of a breast implant or patient's own tissue.
Breast Reconstruction Surgical restoration of natural breast contour and mass following mastectomy, trauma or injury.

Capsular Contracture Tightening of the tissue surrounding a breast implant which results in a firmer breast.

Capsulectomy Surgical removal of the entire capsule surrounding a breast implant.

Capsulotomy Closed Capsulotomy: Compression on the outside of the breast to break the capsule and relieve contracture.

Open Capsulotomy: Surgically cutting or removing part of the capsule through an incision.

Carcinoma Invasive malignant tumor.

Congenita Anomaly Abnormality existing at birth.

Connective Tissue Disease(CTD) A disease or group of diseases affecting connective tissue. The cause of these diseases is unknown. The diseases are grouped together on the basis of clinical signs, symptoms, and laboratory abnormalities.

Deflation/Rupture Refers to loss of saline from a saline-filled breast implant due to a tear or cut in the implant shell or possibly a valve leak.

Displacement Shifting in the original position.

Epidemiological Pertaining to the cause, distribution and control of disease in populations.

Extrusion A breast implant or tissue Expander being pressed out of the body.

Fibrous Tissue Tissue resembling fibers.

Hematoma A swelling or mass of blood (usually clotted) confined to an organ, tissue, or space and caused by a break in a blood vessel.

Immune Response The reaction of the body to substances that are foreign or are interpreted as being foreign.

Inframammary Below the breast.

Inframammary Fold The crease at the base of the breast and the chest wall.

Inframammary Incision A surgical incision at the inframammary fold

In-Patient Surgery Surgery performed in a hospital requiring an overnight stay

Latissimus Dorsi Two triangular muscles running from the spinal column to the shoulder.

Mammography Use of radiography (X-rays) of the breast to detect breast cancer. Recommended as a screening technique for early detection of breast cancer.

Mastectomy Surgical removal of the breast.

Subcutaneous Mastectomy: Removal of breast tissue, preserving the skin and nipple.

Partial Mastectomy: Removal of primary tumor and a wide margin of tissue, may include the overlying skin and the muscle fibrous tissue (fascia) underlying the tumor.

Total (Simple) Mastectomy: Removal of breast tissue and the nipple; sometimes accompanied by armpit (axillary) node dissection.

Modified Radical Mastectomy: Removal of breast tissue, nipple, and fascia of chest (pectoralis) muscle with axillary node dissection.

Mastopexy Plastic surgery to move sagging (ptotic) breasts into a more elevated position.

Necrosis Death of tissue. May be caused by insufficient blood supply, trauma, radiation, chemical agents or infectious disease.

Oncologist A specialist in the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of tumors.

Out-Patient Surgery Surgery performed in a hospital or surgery center not requiring an overnight stay.

Mammaplasty Plastic surgery of the breast.
Mammary Pertaining to the breast.

Palpate/Palpability To feel with the hand.

Pectoralis The major muscle of the chest.

Plastic Surgery Surgery intended to improve, restore, repair, or reconstruct portions of the body following trauma, injury or illness.

Prosthesis An artificial device used to replace or represent a body part.

Ptosis Sagging of the breast usually due to normal aging, pregnancy or weight loss.

Rectus Abdominus Major abdominal (stomach) muscle.

Saline A solution of sodium chloride (salt) and water.

Seroma Localized collection of serum, the watery portion of blood, that resembles a tumor.

Serratus Muscle located beneath the chest's pectoralis major and minor muscles and the rib cage.

Silicone Elastomer A type of silicone that has elastic properties similar to rubber.

Subglandular Placement Placement of the breast implant behind the skin and mammary gland, but on top of the chest (pectoralis) muscle. Also called prepectoral or retromammary placement.

Submuscular Placement Placement of the breast implant under the chest (pectoralis) muscle, or under the pectoralis and serratus muscles. Also called retropectoral or subpectoral placement.

Surgical Incision Cut made in tissue for surgical purposes.

Transaxillary Incision Incision across the long axis of the armpit (axilla).

Umbilical Relating to the navel.

Unilateral Affecting only left or right breast.

Anyway, sorry, on a more serious note...
as regards your problem:  Do you have Ad-Aware and SpyBot and have you run those?  If you have run those and are still not finding anything, you might want to try a trial of this program I just downloaded myself and seems to have gotten rid of this darned WinFix (Virtumond?) pop-up problem I've been having recently that my Ad-Aware and Spybot couldn't seem to take care of.  Dang, I might actually buy this one!  But anyway, you can use it for 2 weeks, I think it is, for free (see link below).
Just a note: There are two MTs that I will not SM

use to this day - 15 years down the road - because they did this. They will never get a recommendation from me and they will never sub for me.

You leave a long trail when you do something like this.

on another note
I know a lot of people believe as you do, but in my family I have seen lots of evidence to contradict this theory.

I don't condemn anyone who overdrinks, but I think we spend too much time in our culture blaming genetics and other people - mostly our parents - for our own poor choices and bad behaviors.

Bottom line is, the alcohol does not force itself into anyone's mouth and neither do the drugs. To me, drugs include not just the street drugs, but the legally obtained prescription drugs that so many people rely on to get them through the day (do not flame me about arthritis meds, etc. taken for legitimate conditions).
P.S. and it's an OP note!
On that same note...
I wonder if any of you report errors you notice in other reports to the QA at your office. I have seen some doozies, but I admit I have been remiss. I just wanted to know what the rest of you do, even if the report is old.
sorry -- BAD day. (no note)
perhaps you could drop your TC a note...sm
just to say hi, and welcome.  She/he has many, many more people to get in touch with than you do, so why not make the first move? I'm not at all trying to be ugly, please don't take it that way, it's just, why not just send a message saying hi, and introducing yourself? Just a thought! Good luck with whatever you choose to do!!!
perhaps you could drop your TC a note...
I guess you mean Transcription Coordinator -- what I called my new supervisor. I hear you, but I really don't see that as my responsiblity. MQ is so chaotic, I always get the impression they'd greatly prefer not to be bothered. I'm kinda way past that point with that. Thanks for the welcome anyhow.
perhaps you could drop your TC a note...
I think you've misunderstood me. I agree completely with your most recent post, i.e. being left alone to do my job. Absolutely. I just don't think a courtesy note from a new supervisor is too much to ask. That's not breathing down my neck; IMO, that's courtesy, i.e. Here I am, I'm your new supervisor, here's how things may or may not change, just wanted to say hi and make proper notation of the fact that a change has taken place. WHATEVER.
perhaps you could drop your TC a note...
Okay, now you're making me mad. You don't know me, and you have no right to lump me into a goup with "(my) fellow nut-case MTs" ...and you have the gall to say "nothing personal"? Freakish behavior? Talk about the pot calling the kettle black! Wow, I came on here looking for some support, and now I'm a freak and a nut case. No thanks! See y'all around!!!
perhaps you could drop your TC a note...
Read your phrase: "your fellow nut-case MTs." It does not say "your fellow MTs, some of whom are nut cases."

Read your phrase: "freakish behavior en masse." It does not say "the freakish behavior of some MTs."

Both of these groupings include me. You are guilty of bad syntax and just plain rudeness. I consider these equally offensive. I most certainly did not fly off of any handle, nor did I (until now) TAKE TO WRITING IN CAPITAL LETTERS TO EXPRESS MY OPPOSITION TO YOUR POINT OF VIEW when a little careful wording would've rendered that unnecessary. I proved you point? You sure proved mine. GOODBYE.
Note for Souzam
Sorry to change the subject, but did you even test for KP? If you have any more questions e-mail me at lilygirl54@adelphia.net.

1-Do not wonder WHY work is being sent overseas when in screening applications 20 of 25 resumes are full of errors, typos and people applying that do not come NEAR to fitting the job requirements.

2-Do not wonder WHY work is being sent overseas when you are hired to work hours YOU REQUESTED and then you do not even bother to start work, call, email, just nothing. 

3-Do not wonder WHY work is being sent overseas when you are tested and screened only to find out that several "friends of friends" circulated the test around and while you do wonderfully on the test, now in the real situation, you can not figure out the difference between discrete and discreet.

4-Do not wonder WHY you were given less and less work, but take a look at the quality of work you produced...full of blanks, not formatted to specifications in the manual sent, skipped reports.  When Q*A has to redo 90% of your work, it is easier to quietly phase you out than to continue to "train" a supposedly seasoned MT

5-Do not wonder WHY you were taken off an account, but look at the feedback you were given regarding the continued mistakes with spelling (you do not use the spellcheck as too time consuming - your words), continued mistakes with doctors signatures, names, formats, phrases.  Your position is to "pound out lines" and not worry about the quality. 

6-Do not wonder WHY no one will hire you...after all, MTSOs communicate with each other too and the same names just seem to cycle through

7-Do not wonder WHY companies look overseas for workers...because at least THEY want to work.  They are not taking days off at a time with no notice...leaving a company and client in the lurch. 

8-Do not wonder WHY your resume was not answered...you applied before, were tested before and never bothered to answer emails regarding hiring...never bothered to start on your start date...resumes are kept and note made of why someone that seemed very qualified was not hired.

9-Do not wonder WHY you were not hired...remember me?  I am the one that tested you, screened you, then talked to you for quite some time on the phone interviewing you.  Remember me?  I am the one you "sold" yourself to as far as being ethical, good worker, etc., only to find out that you received the hiring package, then contacted the client directly and suddenly, you did not want the job and then I see you are working FOR THEM....

10-Do not wonder WHY you were not hired after taking the test...take a look at the test results and the responses back you made like "that is how I have always done it" and I do not think you are correct because that is not how I was told or trained to do it.

11-Do not wonder WHY you were quietly let go...check your invoices and the inflated lines and/or hours on there?  The system SHOWS the reports you ran, lines you did, but you continue to add report numbers not done by you and lines not done by you.  AND for bonus hours...you continue to add bonuses that were not earned.

12-Do not wonder WHY I cringe when it comes time to hire again..I cringe because of every MT out there that shows NO RESPECT to a potential employer now or down the road by ignoring remails.....receiving a test, but never taking it...getting a test graded and offered position but never responds back....going through entire hiring process with access codes, start dates and times but then NEVER even starts...or the ones that we PAY a computer guy to get set up and they never start working...or we send software and equipment to and then never get it back or have a legal fight to get it back.

There are two sides to ever story, this I know, but as an MTSO the above are simply a FEW of the hundreds of things experienced in trying to hire just ONE good MT....