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Recent Independent Contractor Classification Rule Changes and What They Mean for Translators and Interpreters

By Next Level | February 19, 2024

Insights from the Advocacy and Business Practices Education Committees of the American Translators Association on the DOL’s final rule on worker classification under the…

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Resources For You: ATA’s New Model Contract for Translators

Resources For You: ATA’s New Model Contract for Translators

By Next Level | February 7, 2024

I’d like to say I’m fascinated by every aspect of my work as a freelance translator, but it wouldn’t be an honest statement. The…

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E95: Inside Specialization – Opportunities in the Era of AI

By Trenton Morgan | November 30, 2023

In this ATA Podcast episode of Inside Specialization, Daniel Sebesta, ATA’s Language Technology Division (LTD) administrator, and Bridget Hylak, LTD assistant administrator, interview Konstantin Dranch, co-founder of Custom.MT, on a variety of topics surrounding machine translation and AI.

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All in one and one in all Balancing salaried and freelance work

All in One and One in All – Balancing Salaried and Freelance Work

By Next Level | November 15, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published at Tip of the Tongue. It is republished with permission of the author. Many freelancers, including translators,…

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ATA64 Conference Preview: Business Practices Education at ATA64

By Next Level | October 18, 2023

In about a week, ATA’s annual conference will begin, this year in sunny Miami, Florida. As always, attendees will have to choose how to…

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Understanding Worker Classification The ABC Test, Misclassification, and Tips for Professionalizing Your Language Services Business

Understanding Worker Classification: The ABC Test, Misclassification, and Tips for Professionalizing Your Language Services Business

By Next Level | September 20, 2023

Disclaimer: This post is for educational purposes only. Consult a reputable professional for financial, legal, and tax advice related to your situation. Translators, Interpreters,…

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How to Make More Money Fast – the 80/20 Principle for Freelance Translators

How to Make More Money Fast – the 80/20 Principle for Freelance Translators

By Next Level | August 9, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Marketing Tips for Translators. It is reposted with permission from the author. Do You Know the…

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E88: Scams

By Trenton Morgan | June 30, 2023

ATA Podcast Host Matt Baird speaks with Carola F. Berger, PhD, CT about scam types and what scammers are after, such as your information or your money.

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A bid too far – On reaching for and losing projects

A Bid Too Far – On Reaching For and Losing Projects

By Next Level | June 28, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Tip of the Tongue. It is republished with permission from the author. The question of when…

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The Scammers' New Clothes

The Scammers’ New Clothes

By Next Level | June 14, 2023

I may be wrong, but scam activities seem to be inversely proportional to the economic cycle. Whenever there is the threat of an economic…

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Impressive Time Management for Translators: The Time Diet

Impressive Time Management for Translators: The Time Diet

By Next Level | May 24, 2023

This post is a reblog, originally published on Productivity Stacks. It is republished with permission from the author. Do you often feel like your…

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5 Tedious Non-Translation Tasks ChatGPT Can Do Amazingly Well

5 Tedious Non-Translation Tasks ChatGPT Can Do Amazingly Well

By Next Level | May 10, 2023

Odds are you’ve heard the hype around the futuristic artificial intelligence-based tool currently taking the world by storm. But what is it and what…

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