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Mentoring: Get As Much As You Give

By The ATA Chronicle | February 12, 2023

The following was originally published on Next Level: The ATA Business Practices Blog. This initiative by ATA’s Business Practices Education Committee provides information for both freelancers and company owners to use in all aspects of their careers, from improving their…

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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 new translation agency. It allows you to provide additional proof of your experience and assure a…

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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 ATA Business Practices Blog. This initiative by ATA’s Business Practices Education Committee provides information for both…

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Learn the basic metrics that you, as a freelance translator, should be monitoring in your business on (at least) a weekly basis. If you…

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Ensure a smooth communication with the client before the event and let them help you sound your best in the languages of your audience!…

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Perks and Pitfalls of LinkedIn for Language Professionals

Perks and Pitfalls of LinkedIn for Language Professionals

Feeling left out on LinkedIn? Learn how to use this social media powerhouse to market yourself to colleagues and clients. LinkedIn is an oft-neglected,…

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