Member Opinion: Promoting Inclusion in Translation and Interpreting

By The ATA Chronicle | November 21, 2021

The translation and interpreting industry, like all industries, is not immune to bias based on the deep-seated, preconceived ideas we all carry, many subconsciously. The tense social climate we’re living in today forces us to reassess how inclusive our industry really is and what we can do to change.

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Getting the Most from Your ATA Language Services Directory Profile

By The ATA Chronicle | November 21, 2021

To enable potential clients to make the most effective use of the Language Services Directory, ATA members should strive to keep their profiles up to date. Members should also take advantage of all the directory options that allow an individual to highlight their services.

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Cognitive Debriefing: A Challenging but Rewarding Project

By The ATA Chronicle | November 21, 2021

What is cognitive debriefing and does this area have potential for translators? What skills are required to take advantage of this market niche? A translator shares his experiences working on cognitive debriefing projects, both as a recruiter and interviewer, including tips for success.

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LinkedIn Groups: How They Can Help You Meet the Right Clients

By The ATA Chronicle | November 21, 2021

Why are LinkedIn Groups important from a marketing standpoint, and why should you utilize them as part of your LinkedIn strategy?

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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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Medical Interpreting

E68: Inside Specialization – Medical Interpreting

By ATA | November 2, 2021

Learn about the skills, training, and commitment needed to work in the very personally rewarding field of medical interpreting.

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Diplomatic Translation

E67: Inside Specialization – Diplomatic Translation

By ATA | October 19, 2021

Don’t miss an insider’s view of the truly unique specialty of Diplomatic Translation in Episode 67 of The ATA Podcast.

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Choosing and Building A Specialization

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

In our experience, the best way to ensure quality and a sustainable business practice is to specialize. Whether you arrived in the industry with a specialization or are currently working to build one, you’ll find it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Regardless of how you choose a specialization, you must work to build, maintain, and transform your areas of expertise to attract great clients and earn top dollar.

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Audio Transcription: What It Is, What It Is Not, And Why It Is in High Demand

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

As people continue to favor a fully virtual or hybrid model when it comes to holding conferences, workshops, webinars, group discussions, and networking events, the demand for transcription will only increase. This might be the sector to help diversify your services!

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Translating Sustainability

E65: Inside Specialization – Translating Sustainability

By ATA | September 16, 2021

Discover what jobs are available in the sustainability and waste management market in Episode 65 of The ATA Podcast.

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ata62 annual conference

E64: ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference

By ATA | August 31, 2021

Find out about the educational sessions, networking opportunities, precautions being taken to keep attendees safe, and more. Don’t miss this sneak peek at ATA’s flagship event!

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