Six International Language Associations to Join

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 1, 2020

Language associations are a great way to connect with people of different backgrounds who share a similar appreciation for learning foreign languages. By joining…

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Buddies Welcome Newbies at ATA61

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 20, 2020

This year’s Buddies Welcome Newbies features not only a new format but also a new experience. Read on to learn more about how to…

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Your Networking Mistakes are Turning People Off

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 21, 2020

This post originally appeared on SBO blog and it is republished with permission. I’ve been networking regularly for about eight years now, gradually increasing…

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Connecting with Translation and Interpreting Clients During a Pandemic

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 23, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way we connect. For public health reasons, networking events are no longer taking place in person. Since February 2020, people…

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Get Involved with ATA

Get Involved

By ATA | May 18, 2020

Opportunities to Contribute Using your skills to benefit others not only showcases your abilities, but helps you build community and contribute to the advancement…

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Attending Your Clients’ Conferences

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 14, 2020

Have you ever been told, “go where your clients go,” “meet your clients face-to-face,” or “attend an industry event”? Have you been interested, but…

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Join an ATA Division

Divisions & Special Interest Groups

By ATA | December 4, 2019

Make Contacts That Count Through online communities and events, you will have access to a network of professionals who share your interests and issues.…

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A Must-Attend ATA Conference Event: Buddies Welcome Newbies

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 8, 2019

Whether it’s your first conference or your fortieth, all attendees to the 60th Annual American Translators Association Conference in Palm Springs, CA are invited…

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Networking 101 for Freelancers

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 1, 2019

Every freelance professional knows the drill. You enter a door to some event space and there’s a desk with name tags on it. “Hi!…

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Translation Commons: A Community for Language Professionals

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 9, 2019

Reblogged from The ATA Chronicle, with permission Translation Commons is a nonprofit, volunteer-based online community designed to facilitate collaboration among diverse sectors and stakeholders…

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ATA59: Making the Most of my First Conference

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 9, 2019

I finally found the perfect opportunity to attend the ATA’s flagship event, the ATA Annual Conference: ATA59 in New Orleans. It was everything I…

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Chapter Conferences: A Great Place to Start

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 13, 2018

For me, fall means conference season. There’s the American Translators Association (ATA) conference in late October or early November, but even before that is…

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