Christine Kidd

Freelance Transcriptionist & Word Processing Freelancer

Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 Skills
I am seeking work from home using audio transcription. My experience and training has been highly recommended, having graduated in such subjects as the highest level in text processing at MIT towards my Diploma in Business Administration and audio transcription towards my Business Administration Certificate Level 4 with merit and A grades.

My experience has been over the years noted in dictaphone typing to be highly skilled along with keyboard skills to be fast and accurate. Spelling and grammar have also noted to be of high quality.

Personal Details

Christine Kidd

Address: 1-54 Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga Telephone: (09)577 5006

Career Objective:

To find a position, using my training and skills, that being an advanced text document processor, or transcriber of documents, using audio or shorthand skills.

Relevant Skills and Experience

Computer Skills:

? Advanced text processing in Word 2007, level 5, A grade;
? DSS Olympus audio transcription – Merit
? Express Scribe audio transcription
? Medtech ’32, Merit;
? Excel spreadsheeting, Level 2;
? MS Outlook;
? PowerPoint 2007; and
? APA Endnote.

Skills and Knowledge:

? Excellent audio and shorthand (110 wpm) transcribing skills, e.g. for interviews and minute taking;
? Excellent typing skills of up to 80 wpm and sometimes over;
? Fast, accurate data input using APA Endnote package for bibliographies, such as required for students’ assignments and theses;
? Excellent spelling skills, including knowledge of medical and legal terminology;
? Excellent writing skills, with grammar and punctuation, thus with my writing skills, these assist me in listening with what is required of me;
? Excellent data input of bibliographies, using APA Endnote;
? Excellent telephone skills – Merit pass towards Business Administration Certificate Level 4.

Organisational skills:

? Effective in daily planning and organising tasks allocated to me into their priorities, as to when tasks are due;
? Effective in organising contact data system using MS Outlook;
? Organising and planning meetings;
? Able to assist others, e.g. in mailing and sorting mail to go out – particularly if urgent;
? Able to organise files, both computerised and manual.
Work History:

2012-2013 Auckland University of Technology – Department of Health Research, North Shore

Completing audio transcribing on behalf of lecturers when completing research interviews from home.

Private Students

Completing audio transcribing on behalf of students when researching in interviewing as part of curriculum.

2009-2010 Business Administration Department, Manukau Institute of Technology

? Audio and shorthand transcription, transcribing lecturers’ interviews and minutes of meetings;
? Formatting and typing of advanced documents, e.g. reports, examination papers and tables;
? Photocopying and compiling; and
? Assisting working colleagues in mailing and manual filing.

2006-2009 Disability Section, Manukau Institute of Technology

Advanced typing of notetakers’ work, involving high level text processing, including the typing and formatting of advanced tables and graphs.

Education and Qualifications:

Manukau Institute of Technology:
? Diploma in Business Administration
? Business Administration Certificate Level 4
? Medical Administration Certificate
? Shorthand Speed Certificate (110 wpm)
? Meet the Computer Course

1999-2000: Stott’s Correspondence College
? Legal Secretarial Certificate
? Medical Receptionist’s Certificate

1997 Edgewater College Adult Education
? Pitman’s Word Processing Level 1 exam

1973 Auckland Institute of Technology
? Pitman’s Shorthand Examination – 110wpm


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Skills (2) Rating
Word Processing