A New Year, a New Start

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

It’s a new year, and with it comes a time of reflection, as well as fresh and exciting opportunities. If 2020 taught us anything,…

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Treasurer’s Annual Report for FY2019–2020

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

There tends to be a lag between when an economic shock takes place and when its effects are generally experienced. As such, while our finances still look fairly solid in this report, it’s essential to bear in mind that rockier roads lie ahead.

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Why Your Website Needs a Contact Form and How to Get It Right

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Contact forms on websites are nothing new these days. But not all freelance translators or interpreters take advantage of them. There are a lot…

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(More) Advanced Human-Computer Interaction for Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

A Conversation with Samuel Läubli and Nico Herbig Still on a high from the conversation I had a few months ago with Lynne Bowker,…

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ATA Certification and COVID-19 Redux

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

As most of you are aware, ATA certification exam sittings were temporarily suspended in 2020 and will continue to be unavailable in early 2021.…

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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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