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Image courtesy of MRSby Sarah DaviesWell, we might have all been a bit more reluctant to embrace our lovely new work smartphone if we had known that was going to be the outcome! This startling fact and other such insights were soaked up by a fascinated...read more
As much as we praise our transcription team internally we don’t often shout about them externally, but I’ve been so encouraged this week by the support shown from our team that I wanted to share how fabulous they genuinely are. The transcription projects...read more
With the benefits of modern technology, the traditional 9 -5 work day could soon become a thing of the past. Employers are increasingly embracing alternative working schedules such as flexitime and remote working. This is because employees can often...read more
The best novels, poems, and plays continue to captivate readers for long after the author passes away. From the famed tragedies and comedies of William Shakespeare, to the vast fantasy worlds of J.R.R Tolkien, and the clever witticisms of Oscar Wilde, certain...read more
Market research is a valuable exercise that is vital to most business owners and entrepreneurs when they are in the initial stages of creating a product, service or business. Market research is the process of researching and collecting data to support whether or not...read more
It is good practice to do everything yourself as a startup so you can clearly understand and define your processes, as well as save your limited funds for the work that really matters. However, there always comes a time in the startup process when you feel overwhelmed...read more
Have you ever noticed how many regional accents you come across in the UK? Compared to other countries, we have a huge variety of accents, with wildly different variants springing up in towns often just a few miles apart. Take London – in the capital alone, you’ll...read more
For many thousands of years of human history, we had absolutely no way of recording voices and sound for posterity. In fact, we didn’t even start writing things down until 3200BC, when people in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) created the earliest writing system– the...read more
For the past 25 years, it’s been a major research goal in the field of computer science to build an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of accurate language recognition. It’s clear that huge strides have been made, with developments in machine learning and...read more
In case you haven't heard, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming in May 2018, and it has important implications for how organisations handle confidential data. It also affects how we communicate with you and means you need to take action...read more
Minimum 2 years conversational transcription experience required We don't recruit on a casual or ad-hoc basis; this role is permanent and indefinite. McGowan Transcriptions are recruiting for both full-time and part-time professional transcribers who are specialists...read more
We encounter a variety of recordings in the course of our day – some are audio files, some are videos, some are recorded indoors, some outside or in large public spaces. We have interviews that are recorded as one-to-one, face-to-face conversations and also tele...read more