Conference Wrap-Up

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 26, 2013

By Helen Eby & Jamie Hartz The 54th annual American Translators Association conference was held this year in downtown San Antonio, Texas, just a…

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Finding your First Translation Clients

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 5, 2013

By Corinne McKay Reblogged from Thoughts On Translation with permission from the author I receive a lot of inquiries from people who would like…

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How Do I Get My First Paying Gig?

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 29, 2013

By Giovanna Lester Let’s start from the premise that you already have some training, you know the language and culture you will be working with,…

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Why Be a Buddy?

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 22, 2013

By Helen Eby At my first ATA conference, back in Denver, I felt overwhelmed by the newness of it all. My roommate, however, acted…

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Dear Newbie,

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 15, 2013

By Jamie Hartz We’ve been in your shoes. In fact, I’m personally still in your shoes. Last year was my first time at the…

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Computing for the Newbie

By The Savvy Newcomer | October 1, 2013

By Jost Zetzsche First of all, technology does no good if there are no skills to use it with. No, I’m not talking about great…

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Helen’s adventures in translation – Chapter 1

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 17, 2013

By Helen Eby I started translating when I was 15, when I helped my mother with an IATA (International Air Transportation Association) contract. We…

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