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What It Takes To Be A Scopist

Like most people, scoping wasn’t one of the featured jobs at my school’s Career Day. I hadn’t even heard the word “scopist” until my required scoping classes in court reporting school. It wasn’t long before I decided scoping was the career for me. I ...Read More

Bye, Felicia

It’s the little things. A few months ago, I received an email from a reporter (let’s call her Felicia) I had been working with for two years. I felt a flash of anger followed by relief as I read the following paragraph: “I could ...Read More

Quick Update

I’m really bummed I wasn’t able to post an article last week. Sadly, the same is true for this week. I’m swamped with scoping jobs and I feel like this kitten. But I’m excited to say that I’m working on a new article for ...Read More

Safe Side

It’s 7:00 o’clock on a Thursday night, and there’s a court reporter on the forums “in desperate need of a scopist.” Sounds harmless, right? Except for the fact that you have no idea what their preferences will be, if they’re a decent writer, how ...Read More

Save Time With Toggl

Whether it’s the transcript that’s the bane of your existence or one that you effortlessly scoped 30 pages an hour, it’s important to track how much time you actually spent working on a job; from the time you received the files, to that glorious ...Read More