The Devil is in the Details: Why You need to Start Using a Corpus

The Devil is in the Details: Why You Need to Start Using a Corpus to Localize and Translate Better

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 28, 2022

This post was originally published on Ana Lis Salotti Translations. It is reposted with permission. Do you know what a CORPUS is? Have you…

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Healthy Relationships with Translation Agencies and Project Managers

Healthy Relationships with Translation Agencies and Project Managers

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 7, 2022

This post was originally published on A Translator Thinking Outside the Box. It is reposted with permission. December’s always been a crazy month for…

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Editing Translations: Tips for Cultivating a Collaborative Mindset

Editing Translations: Tips for Cultivating a Collaborative Mindset

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 31, 2022

Most translators I know also work as editors. There seems to be an industry assumption that translators do both by default. This makes sense,…

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Make Yourself Ridiculously Referrable

Make Yourself Ridiculously Referrable

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 24, 2022

This post was originally published on the 15 Minute Freelancer Podcast. It is republished with permission.  Tell me, is there any better feeling as…

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GALA Global Talent Networking Event

Global Talent Networking Session: Acing the Application Process Edition

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 17, 2022

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is planning a series of events for students on soft skills. The second event is May 20th and…

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Self-Published Authors: Another Option for Literary Translation

Self-Published Authors: Another Option for Literary Translation

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 10, 2022

A lot of us first became interested in translation because we wanted to translate books, or more specifically, novels. Even if we ended up…

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Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

ATA’s Back to Business Basics – Entrepreneurial Habits for Freelance Translators and Interpreters

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 3, 2022

ATA launched its new Back to Business Basics webinar series in September 2020. These webinars focus on a small, practical piece of business advice for translators and…

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Savvy Diversification Series – Offering consulting services to other freelancers

Savvy Diversification Series – Offering Consulting Services to Other Freelancers

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 26, 2022

The Savvy Newcomer team has been taking stock of the past year and finding that one key priority for many freelance translators and interpreters…

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Should Translators Work for Free?

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 19, 2022

This post was originally published on Holly-Anne Whyte’s blog. It is reposted here with permission. I work in the international development sector so this…

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GALA Global Talent Networking Event

GALA Global Talent Networking Event

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 12, 2022

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is planning a series of events for students on soft skills. The first event is 14 April and…

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Writing Resources

Writing Resources

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 5, 2022

The following list was originally published on the Scientist Sees Squirrel blog, where it is updated periodically. It is reposted here with permission. Writing…

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Four Toxic Mindsets That Can Kill Your Translation Career Before It Starts

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 22, 2022

When I was president of the Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network (MiTiN, pronounced “mitten,” get it?) a few years ago, I saw a long-lost member at…

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