Due to advancing technology, increasing numbers of transcription opportunities are becoming available for home workers.
Transcription involves listening to a recording and typing what is heard in to a word processing document.
The skills needed are an excellent typing speed, excellent grammar and spelling skills and familiarity with word processing software.
Sterling Transcription specialises in medical, radiology, and financial transcription. They have opportunities for freelancers with a good typing speed, experience of transcription or MS Word and who can commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week.
OutSec An award winning online transcription company based in the UK. To work from home for OutSec you must have an excellent typing speed and at least 24 months experience of working in an office environment.
DICT8 provides medical transcription services to the NHS and private practitioners. They have home working opportunities for experienced medical transcribers, typing up medical notes from home.