by Denise Bobadilha Originally published on LinkedIn in Portuguese on August 19, 2018 Copy edited by Lynnea Hansen A regular Q&A with clients: I need an interpreter for a two-hour event, three hours at most. And I was told that two interpreters are needed for this job. But … [Read more...] about Why must interpreters work in pairs?
By Melissa Harkin Are you familiar with the expression “to work the room”? It means: To interact enthusiastically with the attendees at an event by moving among them, greeting them, and engaging them in conversation. To interact with one’s audience, take cues … [Read more...] about Working the Room
By Ofer Tirosh* Originally published at the Tomedes Blog. Reposted with permission. With an increase in remote interpretation during the pandemic, companies must assess the quality of the interpreters with whom they work. Many businesses out there are keen to assure themselves … [Read more...] about How to assess the quality of your interpreter
Certification exams have seen a notable increase in popularity as they open new career opportunities for exam takers. That is if they pass one. Passing the exam can be tricky. Not rarely do people fail at the first attempt. Aside from learning diligently, what can help you … [Read more...] about Best Tips to Help Pass Certification Exams
By Jorge Davidson Originally published on LinkedIn in Portuguese on November 16, 2020 After talking to a fellow freelance translator who had just received information about a potential large project, I thought of trying to summarize the things we must keep in mind when sending … [Read more...] about I’ve Just Received a 50,000-word Project! What Now? The Challenges Posed by Large-Volume Projects