Telecommute Transcription and Coding Jobs with Accutran Global
AccuTran Global specializes in transcription, realtime writing, scoping, and reviewing and editing of transcripts.
Accutran Global transcribes sector conferance calls. These are mostly earnings release calls. In addition, there is conference presentation, and interview, and analyst day meeting transcription work available. Example of the types of calls they work on can be downloaded from a link on their website.
Qualities of a Successful Candidate
It's imperative that you possess an excellent command of the English language. You will need to be able to understand the difference between identical words that can hold different meanings, as well as words which sound the same, but are spelled differently and also have different meanings. Great listening skills are also required, in addition to superb spelling and punctuation abilities.
Having a strong interest in current events and world affairs will also help you. It's important to be up to date on what is happening in the world.
Work Availability & Scheduling
Be aware that Accutran Global doesn't offer a full time work load. Their work is cyclical, and volumes will increase and decrease between seasons. During off months, there will be no guarantee of work. You will advise the company of your availability each week, and they can schedule work for you based on that information. Depending on the position, work availability times may very, although there is very little evening work. You can learn more on the Accutran Global website about work times, etc.
This is an Independent Contractor Position
Accutran Global only accepts applications from individual independent contractors. This work will be well suited for you if you are an independent contractor who works from home. As an independent contractor, you will not receive a 1099 or T4 at the conclusion of the calendar year. You will need to keep your own records and take care of your tax responsibilities. Canadian contractors are paid GST.
Compensation varies on position. In most cases, pay is per word or audio hour, and there are opportunities to earn bonuses. All work shall be paid on a calendar month basis, with a check being issued or payment being sent via PayPal on the 15th of the following month.
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