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Skills for Success in Translation: 6 Abilities Every Translator Needs

The translation process does not only rely upon translators’ linguistic competences. Nowadays, a successful career in translation requires information processing skills and a few special IT skills. In  other words, and quoting Susanne J. Jetak and Gary Massey, “[t]his is apparent from the very first stages of the translation process, when Read more…

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Specialisation in Translation: The Most Common Fields of Expertise in the Industry

This post includes partial results from a survey we conducted in April 2018. Such survey included questions about rates and specialisation fields. We wanted to get a general picture of the translation industry worldwide, for which we gathered 400 answers. The respondents include translators and intepreters from every continent, field Read more…

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Rates in the Translation Industry: What Are the Averages Around the World?

This post includes partial results from the survey we conducted last month, which included questions about rates and specialties. We wanted to get a general picture of the translation industry worldwide, for which we gathered 400 answers. The respondents include translators and intepreters from all continents, specialties, and levels of Read more…