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
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.
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.
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.
Traits of A Good Transcriptionist
This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six best tips for transcriptionists | Sonix
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.