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Need more time? Work as an online transcriptionist!

The main benefit of working as an online transcriptionist is that you are able to set your own hours, giving you the flexibility to manage your own work/life balance. Many jobs require you at the workplace at certain times; however when … Continue reading

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How Pacific Transcription meets researchers’ rigorous ethical standards

Pacific Transcription understands the importance and vital nature of meeting rigorous ethical standards.  Many researchers require confidentiality agreements to ensure the information provided for transcription is kept secure, safe and adheres to the specific ethical requirements of their university or … Continue reading

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What it takes to be a professional transcriptionist

When we mention the word transcriptionist or transcriber, most people immediately think “fast typer.” While this is definitely important – there are other various skills a professional transcriptionist needs to have. But, while we’re on the point of speedy typing…we … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Transcriptionist, Stenographer or a Typist?

What are the differences between these three professionals? How do you know if a specific service will be more helpful for your business needs? We discuss how the position of transcriptionist, stenographer or typist can mould into a business environment.   … Continue reading

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Which Headphones Are Best For Transcription?

At Pacific Transcription we receive many queries from transcriptionists and clients alike asking which headphones are best for transcription.  And to each and every one I say firstly, it is a very personal choice.  What we’ve discovered over the years … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Your Transcription Makes Good Business Sense

We all know how important transcription services are in any company where dictation is a key method of communication.  For most companies transcription isn’t core business, so why spend so much time and money on infrastructure and resources that could … Continue reading

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Researchers Rush to Get their Audio Transcribed on Time

It’s that time of year again, when academics, PhD students, and other researchers frantically attempt to meet grant deadlines and get their research audio transcribed on time. Thankfully Pacific Transcription offers a variety of solutions tailored to assist researchers meet … Continue reading

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What is the Difference between Minute Taking and Stenography Services?

Have you ever wondered whether you require minute taking or stenography services?  Do you have regular meetings which need to be recorded and are not sure which service best meets your needs?  The two services meet very different purposes, and are practiced by … Continue reading

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Dictating made simple: Use Pacific Transcription, your iPhone and a Dictate + Connect app.

Pacific Transcription is proud to announce the partnering of Dictate + Connect’s dictation app with our suite of professional transcription services, providing a seamless process from dictation through to transcription for our clients. How does using the Dictate + Connect app … Continue reading

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How do I change the Author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 voice recorder?

There are many reasons why the author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 digital voice recorder needs to be changed, amended or deleted.  In busy practices where multiple people use the same recording device during the course of the week, being able … Continue reading

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