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Seven Questions: Christy Joy Hack

Christy works from home as an independently-contracted TypeWell transcriber for Intellitext (where she also provides administrative support) and Alternative Communication Services (ACS)...

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The Indispensable iPad

It was this paragraph which perhaps had the biggest impact on the acceptance of my grant proposal:

". . . there are 6 deaf and hard of hearing students that are at the academic level to use transcription, but the impact goes much further than these students, by enabling them to interact more in classes with [hundreds of] their hearing peers, share their valuable input, and access the auditory environment."

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What Do Employers Seek in You?

Randi Hecht, owner and founder of Intellitext, explains how a TypeWell transcriber's résumé, social media presence, and professional image can impress (or turn off) prospective employers ...  

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A Time Management Course Worth Every Second

A disability services coordinator took a sneak preview of TypeWell’s new Short Course on time management and explains why this fresh take on the age-old "art" of work-life balance might be just the thing you need this semester...

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Church Assignments for Transcribers

Speech-to-text transcribers with excellent skills may find rewarding, long-term assignments providing transcription services in churches.

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