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Basic Breakdown: Website Localization
Throughout the past several years, localization has become an increasingly common buzzword within the translation industry. So, how does it differ from translation and what exactly is it?
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Translator Spotlight: Legal Translator, Bryan R.

Linguists

 

Q: Please describe your cultural background (languages spoken, ethnicity etc.)

A: I was born and raised in Bountiful City, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah. Both my parents were descendants of English stock who emigrated to the United States, crossed the plains as pioneers in the 1800’s and settled in the Salt Lake Valley.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

5 Continuing Education Resources to Advance Your Interpreter Career

Linguists

Are you looking for an interpreter training program to help take your career to the next level?

Choosing a specialty can help to accelerate your interpreter career. The more skilled you become in one facet of interpreting, the more demand you will generate.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

How To Stay Productive & Healthy While Working From Home

Linguists

Hey!

You!

Are you a translator that works from home?

How long have you been staring at this screen?

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Lia Mitchell
Lia Mitchell

Advice For New Translators [Expert Round Up]

Translation, Popular, Linguists

Having worked in the language services industry for 10+ years, one of the questions I get asked the most by multilingual friends is “how do I apply to be a translator?!”.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Bright Future for the Language Industry But What about Your Own?

Linguists, Language Service Provider

The translation and interpretation industry seems to have a bright future. That doesn’t mean all of us can rest easy and expect growth and work to flow our way. Here are some facts about the industry growth and a few simple things interpreters and translators can do to attract more business.

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Chris Amorosino
Chris Amorosino

Top Freelance Websites for Interpreters & Translators (Round Up)

Linguists, Popular

Working as a freelancer seems like a dream. Be your own boss, make your own hours, work from wherever. There seem to be benefits galore but one thing no tends to talk about is how do you get started ? If you're a new interpreter or translator, you realize that it can be difficult to get your first few projects. When a majority of agencies require experience, where do you begin to get the required experience?
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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Interpreter Career

Popular, Linguists

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