Creativity Boosting Ideas for Translators

​Translation isn’t always thought of as a creative process. Some view translation as a simple act of moving already created sentences and phrases from one language to another. Translation is actually much more complex. As a translator, you act as a gateway between two languages, as if you are standing along a border, balancing two worlds. It requires an understanding of … Continue reading Creativity Boosting Ideas for Translators

The Top Bloggers for Translators to Follow

The blogging world contains a wealth of information. The subject content is endless, and there is no shortage of writers who are passionate about different topics. Bloggers spend time researching and writing articles for all of us to read and learn from. Like anything found on the internet, it’s difficult to know which blogs are credible, … Continue reading The Top Bloggers for Translators to Follow

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

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