01.What is transcription?
Transcription writes or prints the representation of audio into a document or text file.
02. What does this job entail?
As a transcription freelancer at D.T., you’ll be assigned work based on the time you request on our scheduler. We’ll send you a notification via email when the audio/video files are ready for transcribing. You will transcribe the files you are assigned once you log in to the assignment directory folder. The media content, style, subject, pay rate, and due date will all be listed upfront so you can decide whether it’s a good fit for you.
03. What experience or skills do I need?
We welcome professionals, as well as novice and beginner transcriptionists. It would help if you had typing skills of at least 60 wpm, excellent listening skills, a vital mastery of English, and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
04. What equipment do I need to get started?
You should have a dependable computer with internet. A transcription software such as Express Scribe. A pair of good headphones. A foot pedal is not require but we highly recommend you have one (Infinity USB Foot pedal)
05. Do you provide training?
Yes. We provide transcription training videos, style guides, a procedure document, and as many practice jobs as you request. Also, we provide constructive feedback from our many experienced transcriptionists after you complete an assignment. Feel free to ask our Q.C. team any questions, but we ask you to carefully read our Style Guides and take your time when learning. Your success is our success!
06.Can I apply if I do not live in the US?
To apply as a Transcriptionist, you must reside within the United States, Canada, or native-speaking English Countries. However, we will consider candidates from outside the United States and Canada for Subtitling/Captioner and Translation who are bilingual.
07. How do I get start with Daily Transcription?
Click on the link above to the specific career that interests you. You will be taken to a career form. Complete the career form and upload your resume. You will be redirected to our Skills Assessment Test. When you pass the Skills Assessment Test, you will receive a link to the Transcription test for your area of expertise.
08. How do I get paid?
Furthermore, D.T. pays weekly by check only unless you are outside the U.S. or Canada, then other payment arrangements can be made.
09. Is there an age requirement?
Yes, you must be 18 (eighteen) or older.
10. Does it cost money to apply at Daily Transcription?
No, We have no fees to apply or to start working at D.T.
11. How do taxes work?
Our transcribers, captioners, and translators are 1099 independent contractors (IC). We do not withhold taxes from your earnings. Moreover, when onboarding, you will be required to complete a W-9 or W-8, and you will receive 1099 at the end of the year for tax purposes. Taxes will not take from your check. Therefore, you are responsible for all your with-holdings at the end of the year. We cannot give you advice on how to handle your taxes. However, you should consult a tax accountant or contact the IRS or local state tax agency to see your responsibilities as a 1099 contractor.