How To Become A Transcriptionist – Resources You’ll Need

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A Collection of Pages About Becoming A Transcriptionist

How To Become A Transcriptionist

You’ll find a collection of tips and resources from a variety of authors, each providing their own insights related to a career as a transcriptionist, but first, a few brief points to consider.

As a transcriptionist, you will most likely be listening to recordings of; people giving a speech, depositions, live events, etc. and accurately recording that information for official records.

The types of transcriptionist include:

1. Medical Transcriptionist

2. Legal Transcriptionist

3. General Transcriptionist

Depending on the type of transcriptionist you’ll be, will depend on the level of education you will need.

As with any career, you’re considering make sure it is something you want to do for the foreseeable future before you invest the time and money to get certified.

See if you can shadow or interview a transcriptionist to gain tips and insights for an overview of what it is like to have this career and to get a better idea of whether this is the right career choice for you.

Have a look at the resources below for someone interested in a career as a transcriptionist.

Sections Included In This Post:

  • How To Become A Transcriptionist
  • Transcriptionist Career Overview
  • What To Know Before Becoming a Transcriptionist
  • A Day In The Life of A Transcriptionist
  • Traits of A Good Transcriptionist
  • Trends & Statistics Related To Transcriptionists
  • Salary For A Transcriptionist
  • Education – Schools and Certification
  • Getting The Job
  • Resume Tips For A Transcriptionist
  • Job Interview Questions For A Transcriptionist
  • Tools For A Transcriptionist
  • Glossary and Terms Related To Transcriptionist
  • Tips And Insights Related To Transcriptionists
  • Transcriptionist Blogs
  • Transcriptionist Job Opportunities
  • Courses For A Transcriptionist
  • Books Related to Transcriptionists
  • The Latest About Transcriptionists
  • Tweets Related To Transcriptionists
  • Videos Related To Transcriptionists

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How To Become A Transcriptionist

How To Get Started As A Transcriptionist – A Complete Guide [Part 1]

How to Become a Transcriptionist And Work From Home

How to Become a Transcriptionist in 2019 – Transcribe Anywhere Review

How to Become a Transcriptionist: Career Roadmap by Specialization

How to Work From Home and Make $25 an Hour as a Transcriptionist

Become a Transcriptionist | Work From Home Happiness

How to Become a Transcriptionist. Make Money Transcribing from Home

Transcriptionist Career Overview

This section offers an overview of what you can expect from this career. Spend some time on the resources to get an overview of what to anticipate, including information on getting your degree and what to expect once you graduate.

Medical Transcriptionists : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : What Medical Transcriptionists Do

What does a medical transcriptionist do? ‐ CareerExplorer

Working as a Transcriber from Home – Pros & Cons

Top Ten Disadvantages of Working From Home as a Transcriptionist

The Perfect ‘Transcriptionist’: The Pros and Cons of Working as a Transcriber

Medical Transcriptionist Career Profile | Job Description, Salary, and Growth | Truity

 

What To Know Before Becoming a Transcriptionist

This section offers tips and insights for issues you should know about before investing time and money to get into this career. A lot of the tips come from people who have experience and reveal the issues they have experienced. Look at the resources I found interesting for this section.

10 Things You Must Know Before Becoming a Transcriptionist From Home

7 Myths About Becoming a General Transcriptionist

5 Things I’ve Learned Working as a Rev Transcriptionist – Rev

A Day In The Life of A Transcriptionist

In this section, people share their work experiences. You can get an overview of what your life could be like if you decide to pursue this career.

Keep in mind that everyone’s experience differs. But it’s always good to get different points of view that may reveal issues you haven’t considered.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that offer an overview of what your day may be like if you choose this career.

My Life as a Transcriptionist

A Day In The Life Of A Home Based Medical Transcriptionist – Virtual Assistant Jobs

Traits of A Good Transcriptionist

This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.

6 Qualities That Set a Professional Transcription Services Provider Apart

Characteristics of an Outstanding Transcriptionist – American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers

10 Necessary Skills of a Transcriptionist

Trends & Statistics Related To Transcriptionists

This section will give you an overview of the changes in the current state of this career choice.

The trends and statistics section contains a lot of information about this career. You can view historical information and current trends and get an idea of what to expect in the future for this career.

If you’re going to spend time and money to get your degree, you want to make sure that you’re getting into something that will be around in a few years.

For example, you don’t want to get into a dying career. Why would you invest time and money to get into something that might not be around in a few years? For more on dying careers see “Dying Professions You Should Avoid

Have a look at the resources that offer trends and statistics for this career.

The Future of Medical Transcription – Articles – Syberscribe

Transcription Trends: Medical Transcription — Is It Dead Yet? – For The Record Magazine

Future of Medical Transcription – Flatworld Solutions

Top 5 Medical Transcription Trends – Outsource2india

Salary For A Transcriptionist

In this section, you can get an idea of the pay you can expect if you decide to choose this career.

Keep in mind different areas of the country offer different salaries and pay is related to the cost of living in the area. Another key issue is the demand for and competition for this type of work.

Check the “Job Opportunities” near the end of this page and you may be able to find the demand and pay for this job in your area.

How much can you make as a Transcriptionist

How Much Money Can You Make as a Transcriptionist | TCI Blog

Medical Transcriptionist Hourly Pay | PayScale

Work From Home Transcriptionist Annual Salary ($58,625 Avg | Aug 2019) – ZipRecruiter

Education – Schools and Certification

In this section, you’ll find information about what’s required to get your education for this career. You’ll also find a list of any available schools that offer the degree you need for this job.

Have a look at the resources I have selected for this section that will give you an overview of the degree and schools available for you.

How to Be a Medical Transcriptionist | All Allied Health Schools

Online Medical Transcriptionist Training | Penn Foster Career School

Top-Ranked Medical Transcription Programs: Find Your School Today

Medical Transcription Training & Certification Prep – Ashworth College

Medical Transcription Certification [Online Training] | Career Step

Getting The Job

This section includes going through the hiring process and how to prepare for your job interview that will increase your chances of landing the job.

Click on the link below for more.

Job Preparation Resources You Need To Get That Job

Resume Tips For A Transcriptionist

In the section, you’ll find tips and resources related to creating a resume for this career.
Submitting your resume is the first part of the job application process.

It’s also one of the most important steps of the process because it’s the first thing that a hiring manager sees. If your resume is weak or has red flags, you will have no chance to get an interview.

Have a look at the samples provided that will help you create a resume to grab the attention of the hiring manager.

How to Nail the Transcriptionist Resume and Get Shortlisted | TCI Blog

Freelance Transcriptionist Resume Samples | JobHero

Job Interview Questions For A Transcriptionist

If you knew the questions that were going to be asked during a job interview, you would have more time to think about the answers and prepare for those questions.

This section offers some of the common questions that are asked during an interview for this type of career.

Take some time to go over them so that you’ll have time before your interview to consider your answers to questions that may be asked during your interview.

30 Medical Transcriptionist Interview Questions | MockQuestions

Tools For A Transcriptionist

This section offers tools and resources that can help you perform your job effectively. Take some time to go over the resources and see if any of these tools can help make your job easier and more productive.

10+ Tools for Transcriptionists Who Want to Make Money

13 Transcription Tools For Professional Transcribers

The Best Free Transcription Tools

What Transcription Equipment Do You Need For a Transcription Career?

11 Necessary Transcription Equipment to Work as a Transcriptionist | TCI Blog

Glossary and Terms Related To Transcriptionist

With any career you choose, it’s always a good idea to have a strong knowledge of the terminology used in the industry.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that up for terms you need to be familiar with if you are pursuing this career.

Transcription Glossary

Tips And Insights Related To Transcriptionists

In this section, you’ll find tips and insights related to this career that may come in handy if you decide to pursue this career.

Have a look at the resources I have included for this section.

Transcribe Words Faster With These 5 Tips – Transcribe.com

Six best tips for transcriptionists | Sonix

View This Page At http://sonix.ai

Ten top tips for transcribers | LibroEditing proofreading, editing, transcription, localisation

3 Secrets of Transcriptionists Who Actually Make Money

Transcriptionist Blogs

Below you’ll find a collection of blogs I have selected that are related to this career and will help you stay up-to-date and in touch with your industry.

Staying in touch with industry news makes you more knowledgeable, and this knowledge will show in your job.

Have a look at the list below to follow the blogs that appeal to you.

The Best Blogs for Transcriptionists – The 8 best in the industry

Transcriptionist Job Opportunities

This section allows you to see current job openings related to this career choice. You’ll get an idea of the job duties required as well as the pay.

Take some time to go over the opportunities to get an overview of today’s demand for this type of job.

Monster.com

Indeed.com

LinkedIn.com

Courses For A Transcriptionist

This section contains courses I have selected for this post. Have a look to see the course structure and topics covered. By looking at topics covered you’ll have an overview of the areas you need to know about.

With most online courses you can learn at your own pace, finish at your convince, and have access to the material to review whenever you want.

Courses on Udemy.com Related To Transcriptionists

Books Related to Transcriptionists

Books offer structure and cover a lot of information related to the topic they cover. By looking through the table of contents you can gain a lot of insight as to the areas you’ll want to pay attention to.

Have a look at the links below to view the books available related to Transcriptionists

Books From Amazon Related To Transcriptionists

Google Book Search Related To Transcriptionists

The Latest About Transcriptionists

In this section, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest related to this industry, including the latest news, Google searches, videos, what people are tweeting, and more.

I recommend spending some time on the news, tweets, and any available videos that can offer you the latest on what’s happening.

Google Searches

Latest Searches Related To Transcriptionists

Latest Scholar Searches Related To Transcriptionists

Latest Image Searches Related to Transcriptionists

News

Latest News Related To Transcriptionists

Twitter

Tweets Related To Transcriptionists

YouTube

Videos Related To Transcriptionists