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...
How do I post or search for job opportunities?
The third-party job site we linked to for many years (postjobfree) has recently become less user-friendly and, therefore, used by fewer employers.
While many people are still visiting the postjobfree site, we instead encourage all employers and transcribers to visit the Association of Transcribe...
How do I recruit a qualified transcriber in my area?
Here are a few ways to recruit an experienced TypeWell transcriber:
Post the job details on the Association of Transcribers & Speech-to-text Providers (ATSP) Job Board. ATSP is our non-profit professional association. In addition to the Job Board, they also maintain a searchable Directory of...
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. This rate...
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.
There, you will see your training record.
Do not print this page to send to your potential employer.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 access.
TypeWell successfully piloted the train-to-hire program at three different col...
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...