Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description

Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description: Excellent Resource for Clients and Employers

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 18, 2022

The Spoken Language Interpreter Job Description, authored by Norma Andrada, Heidi Cazes, Helen Eby, Julia Poger, and Rafael Treviño, might be called a job…

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The Britishism Invasion: Language Corruption is a Two-Way Street

The Britishism Invasion: Language Corruption is a Two-Way Street

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 11, 2022

This post was originally published on Slate. It is reposted with permission. Ben Yagoda blogs about British words and phrases that have entered the…

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Freelance Finance: Paying Taxes

Freelance Finance: Paying Taxes

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 7, 2021

Here at The Savvy Newcomer we understand that it can be intimidating to talk about money. It’s often a sticky subject, but we feel…

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How and Why You Should Diversify Your Freelance Translation Business (COVID-19 Series)

How and Why You Should Diversify Your Freelance Translation Business (COVID-19 Series)

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 30, 2021

This post was originally published on Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo’s blog. It is reposted with permission. More and more translators are seeing the need to…

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The Invisible Art of Translation Deserves Wider Recognition

Found in Translation: The Invisible Art of Translation Deserves Wider Recognition

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 23, 2021

This post originally appeared on New Statesman, and it is republished with permission. I once met a French translator of Shakespeare. My immediate reaction…

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Savvy Diversification Series – Diversification into Machine Translation

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 16, 2021

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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How to Make Prospect Conversations Easier (and Land More Clients) with the ‘Selling Staircase’

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 9, 2021

This post originally appeared on High Income Business Writing, and it is republished with permission. Many writers dread having discovery calls with new prospects.…

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Inclusive Language Resources

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 2, 2021

As professional translators, we are often called upon to produce content that transcends linguistic and cultural barriers. Clients may look to us as key…

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Buddies Welcome Newbies: A Conference Event You Don’t Want to Miss

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 26, 2021

The hybrid format of this year’s Annual Conference brings with it new opportunities and challenges alike, for all attendees. Are you ready for the…

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ATA is Celebrating International Translation Day – and We Want to Celebrate with You!

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 28, 2021

We’re calling all members, followers, translators, interpreters, and students to participate in ATA’s interactive social media campaign to celebrate International Translation Day 2021. From…

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How to Land Your First Gig as a Freelance Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 21, 2021

Landing your first gig as a freelance translator is easier when you understand yourself, your skills, and your strengths. Once you do, it’s all about conveying them effectively to potential clients through different avenues like social media, marketplaces, and agencies.

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Emotions in More than One Language

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 14, 2021

This post originally appeared on Psychology Today on August 18, 2011, and it is republished with permission. The language(s) of emotions in bilinguals There…

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