Tag Archives: Content screeners

Message in a Bottle

Legacy.com’s Content Screeners have a unique glimpse into the way we deal with loss. Today, Lise reflects on the countless entries she has read in the four years she’s been a screener. And she offers a bit of hope. On … Continue reading

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Meet the screeners

Back in February, we invited you to meet a few of our content screeners, the folks who keep the wheels turning around here as they review thousands of Guest Book entries every day. Today we’d like to introduce a few … Continue reading

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Telecommuting at Legacy.com

We recently learned about a little known holiday that is observed the first week of March each year – Telecommuters Appreciation Week.  It is a time to share appreciation for telecommuters, but also to consider the benefits of allowing team … Continue reading

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Meet the screeners

At Legacy.com, our content screeners are our backbone. Without them, our daily operations would grind to a halt: we wouldn’t post any obituaries or review any Guest Book entries. Since they’re such an important part of our business, we wanted … Continue reading

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Legacy.com Guest Book screening: a job for humans, not bots

After working at Legacy.com for a year I ran into a former writing teacher of mine at an alumni reading event. He was still teaching, still writing and his latest book was forthcoming on a small university press. When he … Continue reading

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Hiring Legacy.com content screeners

When I first joined Legacy.com in March 2008 as the HR Manager, I had no idea what to expect from a company that handles online memorialization.  Sure, the Human Resources function would be similar to my previous work in HR, … Continue reading

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My life as a Legacy.com Guest Book screener

I’ve been screening Guest Book entries at Legacy.com for nearly five years. Technically, it’s a “reading” job. Though sometimes it feels more like being an invisible referee—making sure everyone plays by the rules (no copyrighted works, please) and remembers to, … Continue reading

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Why does Legacy.com screen content?

Over the course of our first decade in business, Legacy.com has received and screened more than 40 million Guest Book entries. We’re regularly asked why we bother screening entries prior to posting them online. Do people really say inappropriate and negative … Continue reading

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