The Hallmarks of a Good Translator

The Hallmarks of a Good Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 31, 2021

This post originally appeared on The minimalist translator blog and it is republished with permission. What makes a really good translator? Maybe you’ve always wondered…

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New ATA e-book for Translation Newbies: Your Go-to Guide for Starting Out

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 3, 2021

So, you’re interested in starting a career in translation… chances are you have a lot of questions! You might be wondering whether you need…

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E62: From the Classroom to the Real World

By ATA | August 2, 2021

Listen to ATA members to discover how well their T&I courses prepared them for their careers and what they wish they had known before they graduated.

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Getting Started: 10 Tips

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 1, 2021

This post originally appeared on Translation Times and it is republished with permission. We oftentimes get questions about how to get started in the…

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So, You Want To Be A Translator?

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 9, 2021

This post originally appeared on The Detail Woman blog and it is republished with permission. There are two main things I want to do…

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On Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 26, 2021

This post originally appeared on Kevin L. Hull’s blog and it is republished with permission. This post is an assignment I did in English…

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Becoming a Legal Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 24, 2020

This post originally appeared on Capital Translations and it is republished with permission. Unless you have studied Law, it is rather tricky to know how…

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Shipping Wars: A TV Course for New Entrepreneurs

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 3, 2020

One of the biggest problems for people entering the translation profession is a lack of hands-on, street level business experience. Many don’t understand the…

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Readings, Tools, and Useful Links for Corpus Analysis

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 27, 2020

This post originally appeared on the blog In My Own Terms and it is republished with permission. The following list is a result of…

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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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Starting out in translation? Find a mentor!

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 13, 2020

This post originally appeared on sciword and it is republished with permission. I was reading one of Kevin Lossner’s blog posts from 2010, titled…

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Teacher’s Top Ten: Business Practices

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 6, 2020

One of the main reasons we encourage students to join ATA is to take advantage of the wellspring of knowledge surrounding best practices—the kind…

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