Believe it or not: More pay for secretaries who use shorthand compared to dictation equipment

Yes, all you doubters, it’s true, and beyond a cavil strategically crucial. Abbott, Langer’s survey of 111 law departments, published December 2005, unveils the earth-shaking profundity that legal secretaries who use shorthand boast a median total income 15.3 percent greater than that of their compadres who “transcribe from dictation equipment recordings” ($45,903 vs. $39,800). Far be it from me to be droll.

Now, as to those secretaries who use thermograph repros as compared to Wang OIS word processing …

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