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Tips for constant computer users: how to prevent eye strain

If you use a computer (or laptop, IPad or any screen) for long hours your eyes are  working overtime. Here's how to make sure you are not over-straining your eyes when working on screens, so they ...

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When typing, make sure you have good posture

If you are a typist who spends a lot of time in front of a computer you need to have good posture to make sure you don't damage your body. Sitting properly while you type If you don’t have good...

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Copy typing: how to ensure at least 98% accuracy

A lot of people can type, but not everyone knows how to accurately copy type a document. If you are a touch-typist and follow the below steps, you can ensure your copy typed documents are accurate....

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Scribing in Cairns, Melbourne, Gippsland, Darwin

We are experienced in scribing and producing minutes of meetings, on site. Owner/operator Sally-Anne Watson Kane has 30 years' experience scribing and producing minutes and reports on site; and 25 ...

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Scribes and minute-takers: the importance of good listening skills

What is a scribe or minute-taker A scribe or minute-taker is a person who scribes what the people at a meeting are saying while they are saying it. They also scribe interviews, discussions, perfor...

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Healthy bodies for constant computer-users

Whether you're a writer, editor, proofreader, scribe or typist, if you work full-time sitting in a chair in front of a computer screen and you want to live a long life, you need to stick to four im...

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Can you touch-type?

If you can touch type, this means you can: type a handwritten or typed hardcopy document into an electronic document on a computer, with good accuracy. You'll be looking at the document you ar...

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The importance of accuracy when minute-taking

The main goal of minute-taking (or 'scribing') a meeting is to accurately record and clearly present the proceedings and outcomes of the meeting. Accurate minutes are necessary for meeting atten...

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The skills you need to be an accurate minute-taker (scribe)

What is a scribe or minute-taker Minute-takers scribe what people are saying (or a summary of what they're saying) while they say it, at a meeting, interview or workshop then edit that draft to pr...

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The pressures of scribing and minute-taking

Scribing and minute-taking - that is, scribing what people are saying while they're saying it - is not always a high-pressure role. For example, scribing your netball club's minutes is not very dif...

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