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Microsoft Outlook Tutorial: Respond With A Meeting Request

Posted by Chelsea Noel on September 8, 2014 in Technology

Most of us know how to send an email in Microsoft Outlook. But do you really know how to use those other features and functions that Outlook provides? Proficiency in Outlook is a must in the corporate world today, and Outlook amateurs will find themselves scrambling to get caught up on their skills!

Let’s say a co-worker sends you and the other management staff an email about the sales team, and you would like to set a meeting about it. Microsoft Outlook allows you to reply to the email message with a meeting request, without forcing you to leave your inbox and open your Calendar. When you respond to a message with Meeting Reply, a meeting request is created with everyone who was on….

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Ergonomic Tips To Keep You Working Healthy

Posted by Chelsea Noel on September 3, 2014 in Graduate Support

Work More Comfortably and Efficiently

It is common knowledge that a poorly set up office space can be hazardous to your physical health. However, some jobs depend more on computer work than others, and careers such as Healthcare Documentation (otherwise known as Medical Transcription) require the highest level of comfort. For the home-based worker, workplace comfort is a real necessity; if you can’t transcribe, chances are you aren’t earning any money. Most home-based workers do not have any kind of health or income insurance to rely on so they must be able to continue producing work. At the end of the day, it all boils down to ergonomics at the office.

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10 Things You Can Do On A Student Budget

Posted by Chelsea Noel on August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Take A Study Break

School is right around the corner, and life as a student can be tough on your bank account. Give yourself a well-deserved break from your studies with these fun and wallet-friendly activities!

Hit the beach. Sand, sun and surf are all great ways to relax on a day off, or after a long day of school work. Don’t have time for the beach? Make time! Vitamin D is very beneficial: It is crucial for the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous. It is an immune system regulator. It has been shown to….

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How to Stay Focused While
Working From Home

Posted by Chelsea Noel on August 20, 2014 in Graduate Support

How To Avoid Distractions While Running Your Business From Home

There are many big advantages from working from home. A huge financial advantage is the reduction in fuel costs and daycare expenses. You can also completely eliminate your commute, and many at-home careers allow you to work your career around your home schedule. However, one of the greatest disadvantages from working at home is the daily distractions you may encounter. Independent contractors such as medical transcriptionists stand to suffer the most from home distractions, as it directly affects their pay. Below are four…

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Career Options For Medical Transcriptionists / Healthcare Documentation Specialists

Posted by Chelsea Noel on August 11, 2014 in Graduate Support

There are many different types of careers that a medical transcriptionist can branch into over the course of their documentation career. These opportunities can include transitioning to an Editor position to handle speech recognition files, achieving the position of Team Lead to supervisor other MTs, becoming a QA specialist to help set guidelines for the quality of transcribed documents in a facility or rising to a transcription office/department manager.

An MT could also choose to be a private service owner who works as a single entity or provides employment for many transcriptionists and also seeks new contracts with clients. Many credentialed MTs choose to work with a team…

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