​How to Help Your Clients Achieve the Perfect Translation

The first step to helping client’s get the translation they want is good communication between translator and writer. This is important so that you, as the translator, know the unique goals of the project and ensure the best possible translation project is created! Good communication starts with the basics – listening skills, and an ability … Continue reading ​How to Help Your Clients Achieve the Perfect Translation

6 qualities that set a translation professional apart from an amateur

After hours of scrolling through online profiles of prospective translators, flipping pages of portfolios and references, how do you land on a top few? Or maybe it’s your first time engaging a translator in a project, or you’re partnering up with a new person. What qualities and experiences beyond the professional platitudes found in resumes … Continue reading 6 qualities that set a translation professional apart from an amateur

How to choose a translator or interpreter for life

Let’s be honest – a professional interpreter who knows the topic of your conference as much as you do is hard to find. An interpreter who thinks on their feet and doesn’t lose their cool when discussions start to heat up, or a translator capable of digesting your technical report can be your business supporters … Continue reading How to choose a translator or interpreter for life

Setting Up for Success: How to work with a translator

So, you’ve evaluated your translation needs, made a search on the ATIA membership directory or connected with a good translation agency, and assessed your candidate’s qualifications to find someone professional, trained, and deeply experienced in the exact area of translation that you need. Now, how to optimize your working relationship with this translator? Good communication … Continue reading Setting Up for Success: How to work with a translator

The Right Person for the Job: Choosing a Translator

A quick search online for any given language pairing could bring up pages and pages of translators working all over the world. How do you sort the true professionals from the crowd? How do you make sure that you will get the product you need? Choosing the right translator for a job can seem overwhelming … Continue reading The Right Person for the Job: Choosing a Translator