WAH Transcription

March 15th, 2013

SpeakWrite is actively growing and looking to expand their team of experienced US and Canada based general and legal typists.


  • Must reside in the US or Canada.
  • Possess a minimum of 24 months of word processing or transcription experience, not more than five years previous to the date of application. (General office experience, data entry experience, accounting experience, etc. are not sufficient.)
  • Have specific experience in and good working knowledge of the set-up of formal correspondence, reports, etc.
  • Personal Computer (PC) with at least 1 GB of RAM running Windows 7 with the following software applications installed:
    • Fully Licensed Microsoft Word 2007 or newer (trial licensed versions are not acceptable)
    • Internet Browser software – Microsoft Internet Explorer v8.0
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader version v8.0
    • Windows Media Player v10, 11 or 12
  • Sound card and earphones to listen to the dictation.
  • Printer – (An inkjet or laser printer, properly set and cabled to work with your computer.)
  • Foot Pedal – As a SpeakWrite typist you will need a foot pedal to operate the playback of dictated material.
  • A reliable internet connection with similar or greater bandwidth as a DSL connection.

Just like any new job, there’s an interview process that takes time on both sides.  Since the position involves skills and prior knowledge, SpeakWrite will provide you with software and a series of exercises that both help us understand your level of expertise and provide you with the opportunity to get a feel for how working in a contract position for SpeakWrite would be.




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