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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 Lifestyle Online Learning Stress Management

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 Work from Home

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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Improve Your Chances of Being Considered For a Job

Posted by Chelsea Noel on August 5, 2014 in Graduate Support

If you are thinking about replying to a job posting, make sure you are responding in a way that is going to improve your chances of being considered.

Follow the application instructions carefully

This is probably the first time you will come in contact with the employer, and it is true that first impressions are extremely important. In order to handle job applications in a professional and efficient manner, employers have certain processes that they ask applicants to follow. This employer asked that the applicant simply submit their resume. If ‘Jane’ wanted more information…

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