Editor job

I recently saw an ad for an editor job. Anyone ever edited for MS companies? Pros? Cons? TIA

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The cons are the same as for shoppers: little pay, little respect from many MSCs. Add little respect from many shoppers too. The advantage is not having to actually engage in shopping

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/31/2021 03:32PM by Rousseau.
There were some old threads about it but I can't find them. There are definitely challenges, though, such as reports that are so badly written that you can barely make out the meaning and shoppers not responding when clarifications are needed.

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Litter [as in box?] pay? grinning smiley

@Rousseau wrote:

The cons are the same as for shoppers: litter pay, little respect from many MSCs.

Perfectionism is not a Virtue - The FlyLady (Marla Cilley)
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I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. - Ronald Reagan
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I have only had a single conversation with a scheduler/editor concerning pay; she stated her MSC paid $1.95 a report.
I edited for a couple of years. The pay is low. I liked it because it made me more aware of what went into turning into a great shop. I did it more for the experience than the money. I edited long casino and hotel reports.
Pros: You do not have to leave the house. You realize what makes a terrific shopper.

Cons: The pay is low. Every company has different requirements and believes their form of editing (grammar rules) is correct. You have to keep track of your work to ensure you are paid correctly. The flow of work is inconsistent through the month/quarters.

Evaluating and mailing packages since 1994
There will never be enough money to compensate editors adequately for dealing with my reports.

Perfectionism is not a Virtue - The FlyLady (Marla Cilley)
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I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. - Ronald Reagan
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@Shop-et-al wrote:

There will never be enough money to compensate editors adequately for dealing with my reports.

I don't believe that for a minute!

I learn something new every day, but not everyday!
I've learned to never trust spell-check or my phone's auto-fill feature.
I did and was let go because they feel I did not edit to their standards. The pay is low and they nit pick about everything that you do.
There. You see? Editors might deserve hazard pay. I believe they do.

Perfectionism is not a Virtue - The FlyLady (Marla Cilley)
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I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. - Ronald Reagan
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