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Following my passion

Following my passion is my absolute goal. I strongly believe that being passionate about my job is what leads me to do it better. I am perfectionist, disciplined and very meticulous, and most of all, I always put myself in my clients’ shoes, so I always have their interests in mind, because I believe providing …

Client’s feedback

Client’s feedback is essential to any business. It is a very effective way to assess business performance and make changes if needed. In this day and age, companies can’t afford being disconnected from clients and their needs. They may spend lots of money on advertising, but if their overall performance is not good and clients …

Online security

Online security is a hot topic in today’s society. Almost everything we do is online, from sending documents to sharing our children’s photos.  It can be dangerous because it can be stolen and used for all sorts of criminal activity.  As translators, we need to send documents to our clients, this is how we conduct …

Creativity is key

Creativity is a crucial point in today’s life. We are in the “social media” era, everything has to be appealing to the eye, instantaneous or done in the least amount of time. COVID-19 changed our lives completely, so, now, more than ever, we have to be creative to be able to stay afloat. Creative translators …

Hiring a local

Hiring a local translator simplifies the process. If you choose a local translator, you both are under the same jurisdiction, that means that the translator is very familiar with the rules and regulations that apply in that jurisdiction, it also means that if you have any complaints, it would be easier to have them resolved. …

The new generation

The new generation of translators brings new skills and new knowledge to our industry. They may not have experience yet, and, they may be just starting, but we must help them thrive and be successful, so we ensure the future or our industry. Start a new career Starting a career isn’t easy in any profession, …

No assumptions

No assumptions in translation. We translate what is in the original document, we cannot alter it in any shape or form, nor we can use it to do another translation, assuming the differences its original document would have from the one we’ve got. This happened to me. I had a client who needed several documents …

Promoting our industry

Promoting our industry is very important in these difficult times. People must know we are here and we are open for business. Unfortunately, lots of businesses are closed and there are a lot of people out of work, that may also mean fewer clients for us. However, it also means that we may need to …

Translator not a dictionary

Translator, not a dictionary. As translators, we often have to tell people that we are not dictionaries and we don’t know all the words in the vocabulary of the languages we work with. For some reason, people assume translators do know every word and their correct translation as well. It would be very convenient if …