7 Tips for Translating “Just to Understand” Orders

A client approaches you to translate something “just to understand the meaning.” Such orders are a great way to build your relationship with the client, but there are also hidden rocks in them that you’d better be aware of. (more…)

Smart Ways #2: Neural Machines, Harry Potter, Mentoring, and More

From the latest advances in machine translation technology to rate discussions and from mentoring to Harry Potter magic — here are five smart (and some fun) things to do in the coming week.

10 Core Principles to Build a Lasting Translation Career

So, you’ve decided to become a translator. Congratulations — it is the best job in the world! It lets you learn new things every day. It gives you the power to connect worlds with words. And, last but not least, a translation career pays back well if you build it right. Now, how do you build it right? (more…)