Take the Message and Jump!

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 21, 2015

By Christiane Nord Abstract by Jamie Hartz and Cynthia Eby A common, but dangerous, tendency in translation is to adhere too closely to the source…

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Revision and its Kin

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 15, 2015

by Jonathan Hine If you have been translating professionally for a little while, a project manager (PM) has or will ask you to revise…

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Go National or Stay Local?

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 4, 2015

by Giovanna Lester in collaboration with The Savvy Newcomer Team Full disclosure: I am one of the co-founders and currently the president of the…

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International Translation Day: A celebration of language and human rights

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 30, 2014

By Daniela Guanipa Today’s post is a celebration of all the language professionals who make a difference in our world – whether it is…

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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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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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Advice for a new translator on job hunting

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 10, 2013

By Jill Sommer Reblogged from Musings from an overworked translator with permission from the author I received an interesting comment from Martha, a new translator.…

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Ten Tips for Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | September 3, 2013

By Holly Mikkelson Whether you’ve had formal training as a translator or not, you may find these tips helpful for making your initial ventures into…

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