April 6, 2015
online learning

Why Study Online? The Online Learning Trend

Why learning online is such a popular new path for Higher Education Every day, people are hearing more and more about online learning opportunities. It seems as technology advances, so does the amount of successful graduates of online courses and training sessions. For someone who has never experienced online training, it can be overwhelming. Change and the unknown can be intimidating - knowing the benefits of online training is crucial in deciding whether or not online learning is right for you....

March 24, 2015
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Dear CanScribe: Post-Grad Note from Janet Bell

Dear CanScribe Career College: I thought it was time I put “pen” to paper and let you know how happy I am that I took my MT training through your college. I have now been employed with Accentus/Nuance for just over a year, and am thoroughly enjoying the job. I was very unsure about starting a second career in a field I knew very little about, and was very nervous about the responsibility level for creating accurate medical reports. As it turns out, I had very little to worry about, mainly due to the training I received from your excellent program....

March 17, 2015

The Back-To-School Survival Guide for Single Moms

Starting a New Career Path as a Mature Student Being a student is hard enough – learning and retaining new information, meeting project deadlines, staying up late to cram for a test – now throw in being a single mom and working full-time into the mix! It sounds impossible, but there are success stories every day. In the past, adult students were considered “non-traditional”, but this is no longer the case. More and more adult learners are returning to school to learn new skills and trades....

February 26, 2015
How to Personalize your home office

3 Tips To Learn How To Personalize Your Home Office

Make Your Office Your Own Most of us are at work or in our home office at least 40 hours a week. That's almost one quarter of our life each week! My workspace is truly my home away from home, and as you finish your education and start your new career, yours will be as well. With that being said, why not make it as comfortable as your living room? Many of my co-workers like to drop by my work area just to say "hi" because they tell me how relaxing and comfortable it is over here – it's all about ambience! Your desire to work should come out of a sense of passion and....

January 13, 2015
computer work

6 Quick Tips to Make Your Computer Work Better

As we all know, Medical Transcriptionists absolutely depend on their computers. It can be extremely frustrating to try to work on a computer that isn't running properly! Keeping a good maintenance program and regularly cleaning your computer can help keep it running fast, and will allow you to work more productively. If you’re having major problems with your computer, you should place a call to the manufacturer or bring it in to be serviced. But first, a little technological cleaning may put the hum back in your hard drive. Get rid of clutter

January 5, 2015
Canscribe Graduate

CanScribe Graduate Story: Shelley Steel

Dear prospective student, Study Online? What should I expect? Is it hard or easy? What if I need help? How am going to juggle a full-time job and school? These are just some of the questions I asked myself when I was looking into CanScribe Career College. I took the time to get answers to my questions and am I ever glad that I did. CanScribe Career College Medical Transcriptionist training is one of the best things I have done for myself in a long time!

December 15, 2014
dictations

6 Tips On How To Hear Dictations Better

Meet Candy Klaudeman. She is a medical transcriptionist, blogger and CanScribe graduate. She loves working from her home in Regina, Saskatchewan. She is married and is the mother of 3 children and has numerous pests--oops is that a typo--cats, birds, a gecko, crickets and fish. Candy has a passion for learning, exploring, and spirituality and loves to pass on what she has learned to help others. She gives such an honest and real student perspective in her MT articles, and we wanted to share her thoughts with you!...

November 14, 2014
Isolations Effects

Isolation Effects And Working From Home

There are many advantages and perks to working from home. You save money on gas and auto expenses, you have a better level of comfort, and you can wear your slippers if you want. You get to be there more for your families. These are all just some of the many bonuses that a work-from-home career can offer. Challenges of working from home Many people, especially those in the transcription industry and those new to the transcription industry, like the idea of working at home. There are, however, challenges to working from home, and one of the biggest dangers is the...

November 3, 2014
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How to Write a Cover Letter When You Work from Home

Your chosen career field in Medical Transcription is unique in that much of the MT population works from home in a virtual environment. For that reason, the cover letter and resume that you construct invariably create the impression, and it could be your only chance to engage a prospective employer! It is critical that you make an outstanding first impression that will urge an employer to take a closer look. As a new graduate, you will want to take advantage of this first impression by creating a captivating cover letter and supporting resume. Tips for Writing Your Cover Letter

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