About the TypeWell Job Board
The TypeWell Job Board is a curated list of job openings from various companies looking for skilled transcribers. We update these listings regularly to help the best TypeWell transcribers connect with the best employers.
The third-party job site we linked to for many years (postjobfree) has rece...
How much do transcribers get paid?
Because salaries vary by geographic area, we cannot quote a "standard" rate of pay for TypeWell speech-to-text transcribers.
But we can tell you that the pay rate for beginning transcribers is usually similar to that paid to beginning sign language interpreters in any particular region.
How do I recruit a qualified transcriber in my area?
Here are a few ways to recruit an experienced TypeWell transcriber:
Fill out our Job Board Request Form to post a link to your open position on TypeWell's Job Board. We charge a $10 fee for new posts, and an additional $5 fee to update an exisiting post.
Post the job details on the Association o...
I'm a qualified transcriber. How do I send my training record to a potential employer?
To send your TypeWell training record (aka course history or Educational History page) to a potential employer, please sign in to your TypeWell account and go to the History tab.
Your course history and training record is under the "History" tab.
There, you will see your training record.
How to List Your TypeWell Training on LinkedIn
Note: This article focuses on listing your TypeWell education and qualifications; for guidance on how to list your TypeWell work experience, please refer to our companion article, How to List Your TypeWell Transcribing Experience on LinkedIn.
If you've completed the TypeWell Basic ...
How to List Your TypeWell Transcribing Experience on LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for professional networking and job searching, and it's important to represent your experience as a TypeWell transcriber accurately and effectively. Whether you're a freelancer or a staff transcriber at a university, this guide will help you best present...
Questions to ask when contracting with an outside TypeWell provider (freelance or agency, on-site or remote)
Before you contract with an individual or agency that provides remote TypeWell services, here are some important questions to ask:
Can you provide references?
Do you provide the equipment for remote consumers? (e.g., laptops or other reader devices, software, and microphones)
Do you use ...
Many TypeWell transcribers are interested in becoming independent contractors. While the majority of TypeWell transcribers are employed by schools or agencies, the idea of being one's own boss and the lure of making "extra money on the side" are strong incentives for many people.
But reaching ...
Recruiting great TypeWell transcriber candidates
One of the most important parts of maintaining a successful transcription service is having the right transcriber. To attract good candidates it is important to include in your recruitment materials a good description of the many positive aspects of the work. You may also need to think creatively...
Customizable Flyers for Recruitment
Are you recruiting individuals to take the TypeWell Basic Skills Course?
Download, customize, and print these flyers to post around your campus or other popular bulletin board locations. Make sure to add your own contact information at the bottom of the flyer so that applicants know how to reach...
Sample transcriber job description
This sample is for demonstration purposes only.
Disability Resource Center
Student Affairs Division
The Disability Resource Center is recruiting individuals to become TypeWell transcribers to provide communication access and notes to deaf or hard of hearing...
Which candidates have listed me as a potential sponsor?
To find out which candidates have listed you as a potential sponsor for the Basic Skills Course, please visit this page and enter your email address:
REQUEST APPLICANTS' STATUS
We'll send an email to that address, listing all the applicants who have specified you as their potential sponsor with...
Please note: We are not currently taking on new Train-to-Hire sites or candidates.
What is the Train-to-Hire Program?
This is a new approach to training on-site transcribers to work in the classroom, geared toward cities/regions where there is a high demand for speech-to-text communication acce...