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When Word Goes Wacky

When Word Goes Wacky

E.S. Dempsey E.S. Dempsey
I'll put the answer at the beginning to save the reader some time: If your Microsoft Word document has some stran
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In-House Translator vs Freelancer

In-House Translator vs Freelancer

Natalia Sgibneva Natalia Sgibneva
I spent more than seven years as an in-house translator in two international companies. Becoming a freelancer has always
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Politics and Prose

Politics and Prose

E.S. Dempsey E.S. Dempsey
When does prose become politics? While working on translating a Kazakh short story into English, I was recently aske
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No, I Won't Translate a 225-Word Document to Get the Gig!

No, I Won't Translate a 225-Word Document to Get the Gig!

Beverly Hayes Beverly Hayes
About four months ago, I received a translation proposal through LinkedIn ProFinder with the following request: Bever
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Sample Translations: How and Where to Get

Sample Translations: How and Where to Get

Khadis - Khadis -
  Usually, when we are applying for a translator position in an agency, we will be asked to take a short tra
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The Buddhified Business |5|

The Buddhified Business |5|

Nicole König Nicole König
So you never crave that 9-5 rhythm that guarantees you guilt work free evenings, sipping wine without spilling your key
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