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Second career training gives laid-off workers a second chance

After being laid off by a financial institution during the recent recession, Elisa De Angelis had time to reflect on her aspirations. Read the full article

Story by Kathryn Boothby, for Postmedia News September 21, 2012

   
careerbuilder

10 Industries to Watch

Where are the jobs now and where will they be in five years

In his new book, "Where the Jobs Are Now," Joe Watson looks at the industries that are hiring right now, despite the sluggish economy. Read the full article

Story by Anthony Balderrama, CareerBuilder writer. Originally published April 14, 2010.

   
Article: Lucrative Careers in Realtime Reporting

Lucrative Careers in Realtime Reporting

Canadian centre for Verbatim Studies open for business

Approved by Ontario's Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the centre is the only English language school of its kind in eastern Canada and one of just three in the entire country. Read the full article

Story by David Chilton, Toronto SUN. Originally published Jan. 9, 2008.

   
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Court Reporter

As one of the 50 best careers of 2010, this should have strong growth over the next decade

Known as "guardians of the record," court reporters are charged with recording every word that's spoken during a deposition or courtroom proceeding–quickly and accurately. Read the full article

Story by U.S. News Staff, US News and World Report. Originally published December 28, 2009.

   
Article: Speedy court reporter's flying fingers in high demand

Speedy court reporter's flying fingers in high demand

Real-time reporters can make more than $200,000 a year... But with fewer than 100 in Canada with an average age of 50, a shortage is looming ... Read the full article

Story by Emily Mathieu, The Toronto Star. Originally published Nov. 29, 2007.

   
Article: The Closed Captioner

The Closed Captioner

There are so many directions one can take being a court reporter: legal work, captioning, cart and Senate work, and within those there are further breakdowns. If you enjoy travelling there are many reporters who have travelled to many places providing reporting. Reporters are well paid. Read the full article

Feature article on InsideToronto.com. Originally published June 26, 2008.

   
Article: Great Six-Figure Jobs You Don't Need A Degree For

Great Six-Figure Jobs You Don't Need A Degree For

You don't always need that piece of Latin-laden paper to pull in six figures. You don't need to invent something to get rich. And you don't need to look far for a lucrative opportunity. Read the full article

Story by Matthew Kirdahy, Forbes.com. Originally published Nov. 5, 2007.

   
Article: Six-figure jobs you don't need a college degree for

Six-figure jobs you don't need a college degree for

Maybe you don't want to spend all that time taking classes in obscure subjects while hoping to find your calling and piling up student loan debt. Maybe you don't really care so much about college. You just want to work and make money. Read the full article

Story by Klaus Kneale, Forbes.com. Originally published Jan. 13, 2009.

   
Article: More Surprising 6-figure jobs

More Surprising 6-figure Jobs

This week, we look at (unsuper) models, (court) reporters and captioners. If you're asked who earns a six-figure income, you're likely to come up with a list of doctors, lawyers, corporate executives and high-powered sales people. But there are plenty of other, less predictable occupations that can command big paychecks. Read the full article

Story by Jeanne Sahadi, CNN/Money Senior Writer. Originally published January 9, 2004.

   
Article: Capturing the Courtroom Word for Word

Capturing the Courtroom Word for Word

Court reporters are employed by federal, state and local courts, as well as private court-reporting agencies, to record verbatim the words spoken during depositions, hearings, trials and other legal proceedings. Others are hired by captioning companies, hospitals and schools to assist the deaf and hard of hearing. Read the full article

Story by Sarah E. Needleman, The Wall Street Journal. Originally published December 29, 2008.

   
Article: Le droit chemin, Sténographe officiel ou rapporteur judiciaire

Le droit chemin, Sténographe officiel ou rapporteur judiciaire

La main est peut être plus rapide que l'œil mais la parole gagne la course. Afin de rendre compte d'un fait, d'un événement et d'un échange avec fidélité, le sténographe a recours à un code spécial. Ce langage adapté est composé d'une série de symboles qui lui permet de noter la parole efficacement et rapidement. Ces notes sténographiques sont ensuite transcrites en écriture courante. Pour en savoir plus...

Story by Findhelp Information Services as found on www.poss.ca. Originally published October 2008.

   
Article: Court Reporting Designated One of the Fastest Growing Professions

Court Reporting Designated One of the Fastest Growing Professions

Court Reporting Designated One of the Fastest Growing Professions by Federal Government, Although Number of Graduates is Trending Downward. For the first time ever, employment prospects in the court reporting profession have been projected by the federal government to grow "much faster than average," reflecting "excellent" job opportunities "as job openings continue to outnumber jobseekers," the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) said today. Read the full article

Story by Pete Wacht, The National Court Reporters Association. Originally published April 1, 2008.

   
Article: Court Reporting Gains Popularity

Court Reporting Gains Popularity

Joanne Gleason of Yonkers found herself in search of work when she got laid off as a pediatric surgical coordinator during the summer. She remembered that her older sister was studying to be a courthouse stenographer before she decided to start a family. Read the full article

Story by Rebecca Baker, The Journal News. Originally published December 4, 2008.

   
Article: The News of the Day: Real-time reporting

The News of the Day: Real-time reporting

Court reporters are high-tech legal professionals who record what is said during court proceedings, public hearings and boards of inquiry. In other words, they sit in court rooms during trials (or in law offices during depositions) and are responsible for writing down every word that is said…essentially, creating a perfect record. Read the full article

Story by Career Connections. Originally published Fall 2008.

   
Article: Job Outlook for Court Reporters

Job Outlook for Court Reporters

Employment is projected to grow much faster than the average, reflecting the demand for real-time broadcast captioning and translating. Job opportunities should be excellent, especially for those with certification. Read the full article

Story by US Department of Labor. Originally published Dec. 18, 2007.