The Savvy Newcomer
Find resources written by working translators and interpreters who have been where you are right now.
The Savvy Newcomer team has been taking stock of the past year and finding that one key priority for many freelance translators and interpreters has been diversification. Offering multiple services in different sectors or to different clients can help steady us when storms come. Diversification can help us hedge against hard times. With this in…Read More
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 ins and outs of next week’s events, whether you are attending in person or virtually? Here are The Savvy Newcomer’s top ten tips for a successful hybrid conference: Attend Buddies Welcome…Read More
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.Read More
Featured episodes of The ATA Podcast tackle the "what, why, and how" of a specialty that might be just what you're looking for.
Don’t miss an insider’s view of the truly unique specialty of Diplomatic Translation in Episode 67 of The ATA Podcast.Listen Now
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How do you know whether your résumé measures up against others who work in the same language pair(s) or specialization(s)? Here are nine tips on how to sell your services effectively through your résumé so that you can stand out to those who are on the receiving end.Read More
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