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Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Tech Becomes Reality

Posted By Cathy Bennett

On 4th October 2017 Google announced the launch of its new translation tech headphones, Pixel Buds, which it claims can simultaneously translate spoken language into the ear of the listener.
There is much hype around this new technology. Technology which reminds me of the Babel fish

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Secretarial services from Fingertips

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The Truth About Virtual PA Services

Posted By Cathy Bennett

A Virtual PA service is a great way for your business to save money and increase productivity, however, there are a lot of myths out there about virtual PA services. This article tells you the truth about  what to expect and debunks the myths.

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What to look out for in translation

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What to look out for in a Translation Service?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

To get a professional translation service, you need to research with a certain amount of diligence. As with any service providers, there are good ones and bad ones. You want to make sure your documents are communicated clearly regardless of what language It is, the

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Secretarial services from Fingertips

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How have secretarial services changed?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The growth in Information technology and modernisation of businesses has meant that secretarial roles have changed over the last few years.
In fact, secretaries and assistants are almost disappearing from corporate life, the drive to reduce headcount and streamline businesses removing ‘middle’ managers have caused

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YouTube and VLoggers

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Why you should transcribe You Tube Videos and Vlogs

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world — second only to Google, its parent company. 60 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube every minute[1] and with over a billion users[2], how do you get your video seen

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Blog: Proof Reading Fingertips Typing

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Our Top Proof Reading Tips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Getting your copy mistake free essential for good communication, regardless of what you are writing, be it an article, a white paper, website content or client proposal.
Many people just do a spell check or grammar check and leave it at that but it is

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Blog: The importance of eye care by Fingertips Typing

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The importance of eye care

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Typing and transcription is not all about getting your fingers moving or your ears listening, it is also about using your eyes to focus on the content that you are typing
We all know that eye care is important, but we usually push it to

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Blog Post: All about phonetics by Fingertips Typing

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Phonetics – Part One

Posted By Cathy Bennett

This week I have been doing some reading up on Phonetics. It was a subject that I knew very little about (in regards to the alphabet) and it got me wondering whether there is still a need for a phonetic alphabet and indeed phonetic transcription.

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Blog: How to turn an interview into something meaningful

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How to turn an interview into something meaningful?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

There are many different types of interviews conducted every day; job and university, celebrity and sports personalities, police and legal interviews. Although each of these has different requirements for what the information gathered is going to be used for, each is using same underlying technique

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How to improve your posture with better desk ergonomics

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Getting Your Posture Right

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We spend more time in front of computers than ever before, but did you know that without correct posture and ergonomic equipment you could be putting yourself at risk of being diagnosed with Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).  An estimated 9.5 million working days were lost

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Hi – I’d like to like to tell you about a particularly interesting file that I got recently from Fingertips. It was an interview with Calum Best, George Best’s son and a famous model who is now making a film about his Dad.

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How are you finding working in the heat

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How are you finding working in the heat

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Well it has been in the high 20’s and even 30 degrees the last couple of weeks and the weather is here to stay for another month at least, weather forecasters have predicted.

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