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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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Blog: Podcast Transcription

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Podcast Transcription – How and why you should consider it

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The podcast has revolutionised the way we communicate content to the public, it has been perfect for; Schools, colleges, universities, businesses, the travel industry, not to mention more common forms of media such as: radio programmes, magazines, political broadcasts, religious organisations, TV commentary and newspapers.
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How to improve your words per minute

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Improving your words per minute

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Has anyone asked you, how fast do you type?
But, how do you calculate your words per minute?
The Basics of Words per Minute
Words per Minute, commonly abbreviated to WPM is used as a measurement of typing speed or reading speed. Typically each word

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How to transcribe the Rio Olympics

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Transcription and the Rio Olympics 2016

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is only a few days away. This is the first Olympic Games ever to be held in South America.
This years games has not been without its controversy, with political, economic and health crises

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Transcription Services what are the differences?

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Spot the difference in Transcription Services?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

All transcription services are the same…
Wrong… there are significant differences between different types of transcription services available, this blog explores these differences.
Edited Transcriptions
This is where the transcriber can omit parts of the audio file as long as the meaning of the recording

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Blog: Human or machine transcription, which is best

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Human Vs Machine

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Who will win in the battle of transcription?
There’s a lot of voice recognition and transcription software in the market, which claims to be the perfect transcription solution out there, but is automated software better than a human?
Find out in our post below:

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Blog: Trancription and confidentiality

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Transcription and Confidentiality

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Definition of confidentiality

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Disclosure

Posted By Cathy Bennett

An emotive subject, disclosure has two aspects to it, both of which can affect you as an employer.

The dictionary definition of disclosure is:

The two aspects of disclosure for an employer are:

Disclosure when recruiting
Disclosure made by an employee
Disclosure and Recruitment

As an employer, dependent on the nature of the role you are recruiting for, you may need to request a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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May… we help? – May Bank Holiday

Posted By Cathy Bennett

This weekend sees the May Bank Holiday in the UK, a three day weekend, where historically banks and businesses would close.
Weather

It’s a running joke in the UK that, on the day that we have a day off work due to the bank holiday, it rains. The forecast, for the South East, at least, on Monday 2nd May, says cloudy, but not necessarily any rain.
Origins

The May Day holiday is the fourth of eight bank holidays in the UK.

British bank holidays are public holidays

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Blog Interview Transcription Celebrity

Interview with Benedict Cumberbatch and Dominic Cooke

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Transcribed by Liz Walter

I was really looking forward to listening to Benedict’s interview, as I’d always enjoyed, like many others the quirky Asperger’s type Sherlock Holmes character that he’d played – and I wasn’t disappointed. Transcription with Benedict Cumberbatch

During the interview I became aware how

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Subtitles

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Subtitles

There are lots of reasons why a television programme or film that you are watching has subtitles.

It might be a World film or foreign language film that has been translated and subtitled. It might be a mainstream programme that is subtitled for the hearing impaired and even a specialist programme, where participants speak in heavily

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Transcription and Awareness of Individual’s Needs

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Awareness of Other People’s Needs
Last week, 4th to 8th April, was World Autism Awareness Week in the UK. [1] Next week, from 18th to 24th April, is Parkinson’s Awareness Week. [2] 25th April to 1st  May is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. [3]
With social media continuing

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