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Getting started in translation can be challenging. It’s important to ask yourself the right questions and to develop the right attitude. These articles aim to give you a route to follow to get started in translation.

By Jennifer Lee
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Sep 19th, 2016
So, you’re still a student but you want to be a translator? If you are currently studying languages, completing a degree or alternative translati...
By Jennifer Lee
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Jul 25th, 2016
Post by Jennifer Lee If you’ve never worked in the translation industry independently before, it can be quite a daunting world to step into. How ...
By Ivonne Muehlbach
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Jul 4th, 2016
Post by Ivonne M.   Not everybody is made for a life on the road. Before you sell everything and pack your bags, consider doing a few “dry runs”. ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Feb 1st, 2016
Find out the top tips to deal with a translation agency Supposing that you have managed to decide which translation agency suits your needs, the next s...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Nov 9th, 2015
How to create an attractive LinkedIn profile for translators   What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networks in existence...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Oct 26th, 2015
The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Translators   Today I want to talk about the most widely used form of online networking: social networks, o...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jul 13th, 2015
The 10 Timesaving Tools Every Translator Should Use   In the life of a busy translator, time is more valuable than money. Every task that requires...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Feb 9th, 2015
What Are the Best WordPress Portfolio Themes For Translators   If you have read the guide “How To Create Your Website and Kick Start Your Tr...
By Diana Cristina Anichitoaei
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Dec 15th, 2014
What is the European Master’s in Translation?   The EMT is a partnership project between the European Commission and higher-education institution...
By Diana Cristina Anichitoaei
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Nov 17th, 2014
Start Learning Another Language Today   There are plenty of reasons to start learning a new language. Some want to enhance their career; some just...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jul 21st, 2014
4 Tips To Start Working as a Subtitler   Subtitling is a fascinating career option to pursue, but if you decided to start working as a subtitler w...
By Diana Cristina Anichitoaei
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May 29th, 2014
Working as a Translator for the United Nations Working as a translator for an international organization is the dream of many passionate linguists. The...
By Diana Cristina Anichitoaei
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Apr 21st, 2014
Translation at the University of Portsmouth – Review of the Course in Applied Languages at the University of Portsmouth Those who have a passion ...
By Diana Cristina Anichitoaei
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Apr 14th, 2014
Why Being a Translator Can Be A Very Rewarding Career   Blog post by Diana Cristina Anichitoaei, a translation student passionate about languages ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Mar 31st, 2014
What Software To Use To Invoice Your Clients   Whether you work solo as a freelancer or you have your own firm, you will eventually need to start ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Mar 3rd, 2014
Why Living Abroad Can Make You A Better Translator     Living abroad is a great experience for many reasons. You meet new people, you see the...
By Antonio Catanese
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Feb 24th, 2014
Why You Are Not Getting Work – How To Approach Agencies Guest Post by Antonio Catanese   So you’ve decided you would like to work for agenci...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Feb 10th, 2014
Review of the Master In Translation at the University of Essex If you are thinking about starting a course in translation, you might want to compare di...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Jan 20th, 2014
Why Thinking Of Yourself As A Language Business Can Boost Your Freelance Career   When a translator decides to start a career as freelancer, he...
By Translator Thoughts
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Dec 30th, 2013
5 Signs You Could be a Terrific Language Translator If you are asking yourself: “Should I become a translator?” today’s post will ans...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Dec 27th, 2013
University Twig – Find Your University   When you decide to become a translator, the path to your success seems very, very long. But as the s...
By Translator Thoughts
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Dec 20th, 2013
Spanish Translators: How to Get Started Spanish is one of the oldest languages in the history of human civilization. Spanish has its roots in the earli...
By Chiara Bellodi
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Dec 1st, 2013
Find Volunteer Translation Work: Translating For Global Voices Guest post by Maria Chiara Bellodi Looking for a job. Such an overused expression among ...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Nov 17th, 2013
Tips For Translation Students – How to Get the Best Out Of Your Translation Course   A new academic year has started, and a new group of fut...
By Chiara Grassilli
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Oct 12th, 2013
How To Get Started As A Freelance Translator To get started as a freelance translator you don’t need magic tricks, you only need the right inform...