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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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Translator´s job: is it really that easy?

Translator´s job: is it really that easy?

Natalia Sgibneva Natalia Sgibneva
I spent five years of my professional career in a company where my boss was absolutely sure that everybody could be a tr
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How I found a tricky German term- traveling as option

How I found a tricky German term- traveling as option

Mariann Makrai Mariann Makrai
  Problems may be solved in many ways. It all depends on the means you have at hand and on time, of course.
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The Four Core Skills to Make It or Break It as a Translator

The Four Core Skills to Make It or Break It as a Translator

Beverly Hayes Beverly Hayes
For some reason, I am good at imitating people. I remember as a child driving with my family to go see great-uncle Plá
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