What skills do professional translators really need to succeed? Are translation skills enough, or are there other skill sets that are just as important for success in the profession? Here’s what I’ve found to be the most important skills in my work as a translator. ...
I was delighted to be able to attend Chris Durban’s inaugural Business Acceleration Masterclass for Translators and Interpreters in Wellington, New Zealand last month. Here are a few of the tips for moving up a gear that Chris passed on to our small group of keen participants.
Are you unsure about how to price your translation services? Chris Durban shared her valuable insights on this thorny topic in her presentation on ‘Pricing issues in translation: is this where you want to be?’ for the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters in January 2016. Here’s a round-up of the key points from her presentation.
Just letting you know about a new post on my medical translation website: 5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers.
If you’re a medical translator and are keen to improve your subject-matter skills, or are interested in the field, why not head over and have a look.
How can we ensure that our work is not viewed as a commodity? What practical steps can we take to demonstrate the value of our work to our clients? And how can we increase the quality that we provide?
These questions were among the topics tackled by Dr Henry Liu ...