Re: Home based employment

Michael Mote

Hi! I would be interested in your work at home experiences as well.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jonelle P []
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: Home based employment

Hi to Laura and Tina

I wanted to share that I am a Jaws 16 user who has been working from home for several companies for over 5 years now, and am also interested in the best rout to pursuing Medical transcription as a long-term career. I'll be glad to exchange links and tips about getting started with working at home. I don't mind shareing my info and you can email me at my gmail listed above, and we can even share Skype since that's where a lot of at home companies and agents connect. Thanks.


On 1/5/16, Adekoya Rasak <> wrote:
big thank to Charles. but please, can a visually impaired person who
lives in a country in Africa enroll for any of tis job opportunit?


On 04/01/2016, Carolyn Arnold <> wrote:
If you get the scissors type, they can be taped together. When I
worked, I had three of them taped together - one for Vocal Eyes; one
for the main dictation machine and one for cassettes. It worked with
no problem.

Bye for now,


-----Original Message-----
From: Kimsan []
Sent: Monday, January 4, 2016 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: Home based employment

I have moderate to severe, or is it the other way around hearing
loss, so I have to do everything from the left ear.

Rather uncomfortable to put the phone and headset to one ear lol.
-----Original Message-----
From: Carolyn Arnold []
Sent: Monday, January 4, 2016 9:31 AM
Subject: Re: Home based employment

I do that all the time, when I call the bank or credit card company,
earbud in right ear for computer, earbud in left for phone.

Bye for now,


-----Original Message-----
From: SingingHearts []
Sent: Monday, January 4, 2016 9:39 AM
Subject: Re: Home based employment

I have improvised with a headset for one source and earbuds for the
other when doing medical transcription from home with one side of the
headset covering one ear and one earbud in the other. A refreshable
braille display/notetaker was very helpful, too. The companies I've
worked for provided the transcription-specific equipment (hardware and software).
medical references are available online. Searching them out ahead of
time, bookmarking them, and familiarizing yourself with them can be a
great timesaver.

Tina C.

On 1/4/16, Michael Malver <> wrote:
You will need a hedset that allows you to hear JAWS in one ear, and
the phone (or whatever audio source you are listening to,) in the other.
Plantronics used to make such a device years ago. You will need this
regardless of whether you work from home, or out of the home.

From: Laura Richardson []
Sent: Monday, January 04, 2016 7:04 AM
Subject: Home based employment

Hi list members,

I'm currently searching for a customer service, medical
transcription, or other home based position but am not sure what
extra equipment I might need to do these types of jobs from home.
Do I need special software, special headset and/or ear bud, etc.? I
use Windows 7 and Jaws 15.

Could somebody please share their current or past experience with
home based employment? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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