how to begin your career in freelance translation

How to begin your career in freelance translation

How to begin your career in freelance translation Do you have it in you? Making a career in freelance translation is not an easy job. When you start off you find that everybody wants to work with someone who has experience. If you have none, how do you begin, leave alone make a career out of […]

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Qualities of a freelance translator

12 qualities that agencies look for in a freelance translator

12 qualities that agencies look for in a freelance translator Translation and localization are considered to be amongst the most competitive fields for freelancers. The proliferation of the internet and its easy access has given birth to a new breed of freelancers and agencies that make life difficult for the experienced and qualified freelance translator. […]

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7 benefits of working with translation agencies

7 benefits of working with an agency

7 benefits of working with a translation agency Working for direct clients is what most freelance translator’s dream of. Freelancers new to the industry aspire for their first direct client. Doing away with the middleman and earning in full what the client is willing to pay seems like a very lucrative prospect. Or is it? […]

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CAT tools – Boon or bane?

It is said these days no translator worth his salt is without his CAT. In fact, the CAT is the translator’s steroid, his performance enhancing drug. Some are literally addicted to it. Agencies these days swear by it. The translator’s market has seen an invasion of CATs in recent years. They now flood the market…

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