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Practice Makes Permanent… Not Perfect

The proverb “practice makes perfect” can be traced back to its Latin roots “use maketh mastery’ in the 1500s, and as it first appears in the United States in the Diary of John Adams from 1761.  You may have heard this as a kid when practicing an instrument or when …

Sounding Good: How Better Sound Leads To A Clearer Record

In an industry currently being bombarded with new technology, competing methodology, and a shortage of manpower to cover the ever-increasing number of legal proceedings, the end product to the client is what really matters. No matter how their legal transcript is created, the client wants it accurate, readable, and admissible …

How Certification Can Improve Earning Potential

Having letters after your name is a true honor and often illustrates months, if not years, of hard work, commitment, and mastery of a skill.  For instance, I am a Certified Electronic Reporter (CER).  These letters, and the certifications or degrees that go with them, can open opportunities, and give …

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Not Quite Working From Home in Your PJs

The idea of working from home conjures up images of staying in your pajamas all day, treating your pets as coworkers, and having the TV on in the background. However, when working as a digital reporter, professionalism and the right environment is key. Digital reporters, also known as digital court …

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The Integrity of the Record

This article was reposted with permission from Lisa Dees, Program Manager, JAVS  Let’s talk a bit about the integrity of the record and what it means.   The record’s integrity begins with an impartial officer of the court duly held to take down a verbatim record of the proceeding, maintain a …

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Press Release: BlueLedge and ed2go Announce Strategic Partnership

BlueLedge and ed2go Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Court Reporting and Legal Transcription Training Nationwide Partnership brings certification training for job seekers looking for a high-demand, flexible, technology-driven, remote career at a time when over 15 million people are unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic TAMPA, FL. – AUGUST 25, …

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TIPS FOR ONLINE LEARNING (PART TWO)

Thanks to advances in remote technology, online learning programs now offer the flexibility to learn wherever, whenever, and however works best for you.  If you’re new to online or distance learning, you might be simultaneously excited by the flexibility of working at your own pace, and also apprehensive about the …

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Tips for Online Learning (Part One)

Thanks to advances in remote technology, online learning programs now offer the flexibility to learn wherever, whenever, and however works best for you.   If you’re new to online or distance learning, you might be simultaneously excited by the flexibility of working at your own pace, and also apprehensive about …

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LEGAL TERMS EVERY DIGITAL REPORTER & TRANSCRIPTIONIST SHOULD KNOW

Here are the legal terms every digital reporter, transcriptionist, and legal professional should know. ANNOTATION Notes typed by the digital reporter while on the record in their digital recording software. Used in a sentence: The reporter included speaker designations, key words, proper nouns, and specific events in her annotations. APPEARANCES …