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Getting Established
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» My experience with IoL Diptrans Exam English to Chinese
By Vivian Du (PhD) | Published 07/20/2017 | Getting Established | Recommendation:
In order to get established in the translation field and to market my services better, I took the Diptrans Exam for English to Chinese in January 2017 with a result of passing all 3 units in one go. In this article, I will share with you my personal motives, experiences, and tips on taking the Diptrans Exam.
» Handling time off as a freelancer or sole trader
By Oleg Semerikov | Published 10/21/2015 | Getting Established | Recommendation:
Everyone needs a break once in a while. It’s an easy thing to forget when you’re in the freelancing mindset: always focused on the next deadline, conscious of the need to be responsive and attentive to your customers. And, of course, if you’re self-employed then there’s no such thing as a paid holiday. But none of this changes the fact that even a short break can be good for the soul – and, for that matter, it can be good for your work as well.
» Finding the First Clients for Our Translation Business
Taking the first steps into freelancing is always scary and the path is filled with uncertainties. This world can be confusing and eventually discouraging if we start to feel we are not succeeding. Starting as a freelance translator is all about proactivity, research, and setting goals.
» A Freelance Translator’s Résumé: What You Should and What you Shouldn’t Include
No matter how good we are in our job, when we start working on our résumés, we are likely to be faced with more questions than answers as regards format, extension, content, tone, style, detail, and even modesty. In this article I will concentrate on the desired contents of a résumé.
» O czym rozmawiasz z klientem w windzie?
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