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5 Steps To Ensure That You're Receiving A High Quality Translation
There is an important, yet uncomfortable question that surrounds your company's efforts to translate important documents: How can you be sure that you are receiving high quality translations if you don't speak the target language?
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Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Interpreter Career

Interpreting

You are fluent in multiple languages, pass a couple language services providers assessment process, and then, you wait…and wait….and wait for the assignments to start rolling in. Life as an independent contractor/freelancer isn’t always as easy and glamorous as one may think. The freedom to create your own schedule and report only to yourself is enviable by many but that doesn’t mean the work will be easy. It will, however, be rewarding and if you work hard and smart enough by following the tips below, you will be well on your way to setting yourself up for great success in the field of interpreter services.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Country Spotlight: Norway [Terpii Travels]

Culture

Our company mascot and language expert, a coquí named Terpii, loves to travel and learn about new cultures. Terpii reports about the country’s language, culture, geography, people and history. Here’s what our little dynamo had to say after a visit to Norway. 

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Chris Amorosino

Interview with Globalization and Localization Association (GALA)

Language Service Provider

 We recently spoke with Laura Brandon, Executive Director for the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), a non-profit trade association for the translation sector.   We are members of GALA and wanted to shine a spotlight on this industry association and the important work that they do. Read on for the interview and we hope you enjoy!

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

Preparing for Manufacturing Translation Services

Manufacturing, Translation

Heavy competition in the global manufacturing sector has altered production processes, leading to a more modernized and automated process, bringing with it shorter product life cycles and increasingly rapid technological advances. Of course, this rising growth of production has increased content volumes to support new products on a global scale. Whether you are selling products internationally, are sourcing materials from different countries, or submitting bids to foreign governments, it’s clear that manufacturers must be able to provide localized content at a quicker pace than ever.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Country Spotlight: Peru [Terpii Travels]

Culture, Travel

Hi there! Terpii here checking in again from my latest travel adventure. After spending the holidays in Spain, I decided to jet over to the wonderful country of Peru. I flew in to Lima, the capital city. The Lima Metropolitan Area has a population of roughly 10 million people making it both the largest city in Peru and second largest city in the Americas, behind São Paulo. Lima is located on the central coastal area of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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Terpii
Terpii

Important Questions To Ask Your Translation Services Provider

Translation

This article was originally published on November 3, 2015. It has been updated and expanded.

 

When you need translation services, it’s understood that you’re placing quite a bit of faith in the translation agency you are working with, assuming that your content is being accurately translated and proofread. It’s best to view your translation agency as a business partner, as you will need to work as a team as you venture into new languages and markets.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Aerospace Manufacturers Expand Global Business Through Translation Services

Aerospace & Defense

Current Environment

The U.S. aerospace market is the largest in the world and U.S. manufacturers are very competitive internationally due to the “skilled and educated workforce, extensive distribution systems, diverse offerings, and strong support at the local and national level for policy and promotion”, according to Select USA, a U.S. government-wide program housed in the International Trade Administration at the United States Department of Commerce. In 2015, the U.S. aerospace industry contributed $144.1 billion in export sales to the U.S. economy.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Terpii Travels: Spain

Culture

Holá! Terpii here. This month I am hanging out in the wonderful country of Spain! Currently in Madrid warming up with a typical Madrid dish, churros con chocolate! Have you ever tried it? Although the winters throughout Spain are generally mild, it still gets quite chilly in the interior of the country. The Pyrenees in the North even get snow! I may have to catch a train up there and get some skiing in. The train is a great way to get around, by the way, if you plan on visiting anytime soon. Spain is one of the world’s oldest cultures with a rich heritage and has so much to offer. Below are some fun facts I have learned thus far:

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Terpii
Terpii

Poor Court Interpreting Jeopardizes Constitutional Rights

Legal

 

Professional interpretation matters. That’s especially true in fields such as legal where a misinterpretation can result in a false accusation, wrongly send someone to jail or at the very least cause a mistrial wasting time and money for all those involved. There are countless examples of either an untrained court interpreter being used or an interpreter is never provided at all.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

How Manufacturers Can Maximize the Value of Their Content Through Translation Services

Manufacturing, Translation, Aerospace & Defense

The popularity of content marketing has exploded over the past several years. One of the main reasons it has gained so much traction is simple, it is extremely effective! It’s relatively easy to implement a content marketing strategy and it is accessible to businesses of all sizes and industries. Even industries such as manufacturing who traditionally have not utilized the typical marketing strategies are hopping on the content train and finding success in their niche market. The 2017 Manufacturing Content Marketing Trends published by Content Marketing Institute (CMI) reports that 85% of manufacturing marketers are using content marketing.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano