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
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 and with over a billion users, how do you get your video seen
Creating a great direct mail piece takes time, effort, and skill, here at Fingertips Typing Services we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional direct and email marketing campaigns for our clients that engage their customers, create desire, and ultimately deliver sales.
But what does a good
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
Focus groups are a straightforward way for organisations to research new projects or understand the needs of the customer.
They have proved to be a highly insightful, bringing together a group to discuss a topic providing a more natural setting than one-to-one interviews. They are
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
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.
Data entry is the standard and core requirements of the modern world. By outsourcing your data entry requirements, you can save your organisation a great deal of expense with hiring data entry resources and back office operations salaries. Reduce your administrative burdens and save time.
One of the hardest things for a transcriber is deciphering different accents and dialects. As the world becomes more multi-cultural and the lines between countries and regions blurred, understanding new people can be hard and sometimes confusing.
Accents vary greatly. According to Expedia there are
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
Using your phone as a recording or dictation device is smart, just like the apps and programs that are on it. Recording audio with your smartphone isn’t always straightforward and although mobile phones have advanced a lot over the last few years the microphone on
Over the last five years the UK economy has been somewhat challenging and the need to streamline resources and minimise overheads has been vital to helping ensure business remain profitable. For many small and medium sized businesses obtaining services such as secretarial from an outside