Some good news…
Changes have been made to our Operations team After surviving the most horrendous year due to COVID, I’m delighted to
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The Zoom Art of Herding Cats
As we adapt to lockdown, we have all needed to find new ways to work. Our continuing need to conduct
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Illiterates: The words English speakers struggle to spell the most
“Favourite” is the most difficult word to spell across the English-speaking world, according to our research of Google’s search data. 
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How To Get More Out Of Your Translation Pieces
Find out what clients can do with their source material, along with what translators can do, in order to maximise
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What Makes a Great – and Happy – Transcriber?
Some of our transcribers at McGowan have been in the industry for decades, and freely declare that they still love
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Jean’s fundraiser for Sands, the stillbirth & neonatal death charity
This autumn I will be taking part in the 310,000 Steps in October challenge to help raise money for Sands,
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The Transcription Dream Team
Next month I will be celebrating my second year at McGowan Transcriptions. The reason I’m celebrating is because I absolutely
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AI and closed captioning
The need for closed captioning continues to grow as the way we consume content has increasingly moved online. Even though
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Recording In The Cloud
Don’t forget to ask permission to record! Consider your device: It is best to conduct cloud calls on a laptop,
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Zen Master Interview Skills
As transcribers we listen to literally thousands of interviews over the course of our careers. We have the privilege of
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Top Tips for Online/Telephone Interviewing
Switching to online or telephone interviews during this lockdown period is a fantastic way to keep your business moving without
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