Should I Market My Translation or Interpreting Services on Social Media?

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Translators and interpreters raise this question pretty frequently. But here’s the thing. If you’re planning to market your business on social media, keep in mind that it’s a long-term strategy. The more you show up and the more authentically you engage, the more you’ll get out of the social media platform(s) you choose for your business.

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Language for the Good of All: ATA Members Make a Difference in the National Language Service Corps

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Volunteers for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC), a U.S. Department of Defense program authorized by Congress, provide linguistic expertise and cultural competencies across the entire federal government. Learn what three ATA members have to say about their experiences working with NLSC and why you should consider signing up.

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ATA Introduces Six New Awards at ATA61

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Attendees at ATA’s 61st Annual Conference came together virtually for a special awards presentation to recognize colleagues for their contributions to the Association and the translation and interpreting professions. ATA introduced six new ATA awards this year—Advocacy, Dynamo, Impact, Innovation, Mentoring, and Rising Star. Read on to find out who was honored!

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Six Remote Simultaneous Interpreting Platforms and Zoom

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) is the new reality. So, what are some of the RSI platforms out there and what features do they offer? What are the technical requirements to support these platforms on your workstation? Let’s get a better idea of what to look for in terms of functionality by comparing some of the more popular platforms on the market.

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State of the Association

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

2020 has certainly been a unique and challenging year for ATA, as it has been for all of us. The Association, or should I…

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ATA61: A Team Effort

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

We did it! We reached the tail end of what’s turned out to be quite a year, and we had a very successful virtual…

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Conference Wrap-Up

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

We did it! Thanks to the more than 1,500 participants, presenters, and volunteers who made ATA’s 61st Annual Conference a reality. Of particular note…

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Women and Machine Translation

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

It has always bothered me that there seems to be a serious under-representation of women who are involved in the development of machine translation…

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Zoom Remote Simultaneous Interpreting Report

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

In the January/February issue, just before the pandemic, I wrote about whether remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) was the next best thing.1 While I’m pleased…

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Our Extremely Diverse (Translation) World

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

I’ve known Kirti Vashee for many years, and you also likely know him from his eMpTy Pages blog,1 where he writes about the translation…

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Cognitive Testing Using an Interpreter

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

(The following was originally published on the blog of ATA’s Interpreters Division, www.ata-divisions.org/ID/blog.) I recently completed an interpreting assignment between a developmental psychologist and…

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New Certified Members

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Congratulations! The following members have successfully passed ATA’s certification exam: English into Arabic Ibrahim Alkhaldi Wayne, NJ Elias Shakkour Chicago, IL English into Spanish…

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