“I Failed the Practice Test. Now What?”

“I Failed the Practice Test. Now What?”

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

By now most people are aware that taking a practice test is a highly effective way to assess one’s readiness to take ATA’s certification…

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Bilingual Review Files: A Productivity Aid or a Waste of Time?

Bilingual Review Files: A Productivity Aid or a Waste of Time?

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

Bilingual review files come in many shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: they’re meant to facilitate the revision stage…

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Is the Machine Translation Market Maturing?

Is the Machine Translation Market Maturing?

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

One sign of a maturing industry or branches within an industry are companies that evolve to cater to that specific industry branch. When all…

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Freelance Translator’s Client Reference List

Freelance Translator’s Client Reference List

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

The client reference list of a freelance translator is very important when it comes to potential clients (direct/companies) or a job application for a…

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From the President-Elect: ATA63: One for the Books!

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

From the President-Elect Veronika Demichelis veronika@veronikademichelis.com I think many of us (myself included) are still abuzz with excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to…

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From the President: Looking Back while Moving Forward

From the President: Looking Back while Moving Forward

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

From the President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo president@atanet.org Twitter: @mszampaulo The end of the year is always a time for reflection. And if we reflect…

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Interpreting Is a Performance Art

Interpreting Is a Performance Art

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

Much like each character in a movie, every person we interpret for has a different voice. As interpreters, we have to honor their voice…

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Protect Your Career by Protecting Your Eyes

Protect Your Career by Protecting Your Eyes

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

Paying attention to what you’re looking at will improve your life, both personally and professionally. The following was originally published on Next Level: The…

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We Need to Talk about... Money!

We Need to Talk about… Money!

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

Courses that tackle the topic of translator rates are materializing rapidly, but disclosing what we personally charge as translators is extremely important in terms…

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How Case Studies Can Help You Market Your T&I Services

How Case Studies Can Help You Market Your T&I Services

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

Confidentiality clauses and codes of ethics make it difficult to discuss the specifics of what we do, but case studies can be a great…

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ATA Statement on Employee or Independent Contractor Classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act

ATA Addresses Potential Misclassification of Workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

New Proposed Rule Could Classify Independent Translators and Interpreters as Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Language services companies (LSCs) and, more broadly,…

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ATA Strategy Committee Update

ATA Strategy Committee Update

By The ATA Chronicle | December 11, 2022

As part of its advisory function, ATA’s Strategy Committee has analyzed and discussed several strategic visions for the Association, reviewing what we now offer…

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