Category: Professional development

Upcoming session of "Getting Started as a Freelance Translator"

If you’d like to launch or improve your freelance translation business this fall, I’ll be offering my four-week online course Getting Started as a Freelance Translator starting on August 15. This class has already helped over 250 freelancers take their first steps in the industry or achieve new goals in their existing businesses, and the new …

Speaking of Translation call recording

On June 13, Eve Bodeux and I broadcast the latest installment in our series of Speaking of Translation conference calls. This call focused on “taking your freelance business on the road,” and we talked about issues related to working while you’re in another country for an extended period of time. With some great input from Tess …

Recording of Jost Zetzsche interview is online!

This past Wednesday, I had the pleasure of interviewing translation technology guru Jost Zetzsche during a question and answer conference call. If you missed the live call, you can listen to the recording on the Speaking of Translation website (it streams from the conference call provider, so you don’t need to download anything unless you want …

April session of "Getting started as a freelance translator"

The next session of my four-week online course Getting Started as a Freelance Translator starts on Wednesday, April 4. I’ve been teaching this class for about five years, and it covers the basics of launching and running a freelance business. It’s open to translators in any language combination, and lately I’ve also had a number of …

Webinar on remote interpreting

On January 25 at noon New York time (the same time as the Speaking of Translation question and answer call), my good friend and colleague Cris Silva is presenting what looks like a fabulous webinar for ATA, on webcast and telephone interpreting. Cris does a lot of remote interpreting for high-profile events, so I’m sure that …