Category: Professional development

Upcoming Speaking of Translation call: international payment methods

On Tuesday, September 24 at 12:00 noon New York time, Eve Bodeux and I will host the next in our series of free Speaking of Translation conference calls. This edition’s topic is International payments: an overview, and if you send or receive payments across borders, you should definitely listen in! The call will last 30-45 minutes, …

Conference report: Translate in Quebec City

Last week, I attended Translate in Quebec City, a conference for premium-market French<>English translators. It’s the latest in a series of conferences that began with Chris Durban’s Translate in the Catskills back in 2009. This was my third time attending this master class series (I missed last year’s “Translate in the Townships,” but heard it was …

Speaking of Translation recording is online

If you missed yesterday’s Speaking of Translation conference call on freelance sabbaticals abroad, the recording is now on our website. You don’t need to download anything to listen! Eve Bodeux, Tess Whitty and I all offered tips for taking your freelance business on the road: how to deal with your phones, mail, banking, taxes and family, …