Role Models

Name:

Judy

Title:

Business Owner I own a podiatric medical transcription service

How I got to be in this career:

I worked in Podiatrist's offices for 15 years then quit work to stay home and "do my own thing." Then the doctors that I knew called and asked if I would do temporary work in their offices while others were on vacation, sick or they had an opening. Then one day a doctor asked me if I would be willing to do his transcription.

I started with 1 doctor and now have 12. I employ 4 transcriptionists:

2 full time and 2 part-time.

Comments:

Be willing to work hard and do the best job you can at whatever it is you are doing. You never know where it will lead. If someone had told me that I would be doing this now I would never have believed them as recently as 10 years ago. Get involved in career organizations to make contacts with others. Don't burn any bridges.
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