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SpeakWrite : offering court transcription jobs from home!

Have you been looking for court transcription jobs?

SpeakWrite is a company that hires experienced transcriptionists who are willing to work from home!

Working for this company, (formerly known as CyberSecretaries), you will be transcribing audio for different clients of the company.

Working as an Independent Contractor, you will be responsible for withholding your own taxes after you have received your paycheck. One suggestion is to set aside an appropriate percentage of your check in a secure savings account in preparation for tax season.

What makes this work at home company so desirable is that you get to choose the hours that you would like to schedule yourself to work!

You can login to their website, schedule the hours that you wish to work and then pick up work from clients of the company!

When the court transcription work is complete, you can then upload the finished transcriptions onto the company's online system via the internet.

What are the job requirements?

To be a legal typist with the company, the requirements are as follows:

1. A minimum of 24 months of legal work in a law firm.

2. Experience in legal work such as deposition summaries and formal correspondence.

3. Knowledge of the correct format of legal citations.

The company also hires General Typists and the requirements are as follows:

1. At least 2 years of general transcription experience.

2. Experience in the set up of formal correspondence and reports.

Background checks are required, although the good news is that the company itself will pay for this expense.

All you must do is sign a waiver allowing the company to run the background check. They do not run a credit check or check your driving history.

Also important to note is that background checks are conducted only after you are hired on as an Independent Contractor with the company.

What are the Technical Requirements?

1. A computer with at least 1GB of RAM.

2. A sound card and earphones or headset in order to be able to hear the transcription as clearly as possible

3. An inkjet or laser printer, hooked up to your computer.

4. A footpedal, to able to stop or playback the audio.

5. Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows Vista Operating System.

6. Word processing sofware -2003 or newer

7. Internet Browser- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or above

8. Adobe Acrobat reader-Version 8.0 for viewing and printing fax documents submitted for typing.

9. Windows Media Player- Version 10,11 or 12

What is the pay like ?

SpeakWrite pays their transcriptionists 1/2 cent per word.

If you are a serious and skilled typist in the field of court transcription, the company estimates that this will get you approximately between $10-$12 an hour after a short time of working within the company.

If you are especially efficient and your turn around times for court transcription jobs are quick, you can even expect to earn more than $15.00 an hour!

Payment for work is made twice a month via check or direct deposit.

For more information or to apply, please click here to visit the company website

Good luck!


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