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The 3 skill sets you need to succeed as a professional translator

June 8, 2016 by 18 comments
The 3 skill sets you need to succeed as a professional translator

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. ...

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Business tips for translators from Chris Durban’s masterclass

February 22, 2016 by 3 comments
Business tips for translators from Chris Durban’s masterclass

Chris Durban Business Masterclass for Translators and InterpretersI 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.

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Chris Durban on translation pricing

February 9, 2016 by 10 comments
Chris Durban on translation pricing

Chris Durban on translation pricingAre 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.

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5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers

March 6, 2015 by 4 comments
5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers
Courses for medical translators

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.

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FIT President Henry Liu on ways to increase translation quality and value

November 12, 2014 by 13 comments
FIT President Henry Liu on ways to increase translation quality and value

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 ...

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German-to-English translator specialising in medical and technical translation and corporate communications
Welcome to my blog, Between Translations! I am Jayne Fox BSc MITI, German-English translator specialising in sci-tech, health care & corporate communications.
I work with clients from around the world. From my location in New Zealand, I translate overnight for European customers.
See my websites for more information.
Sci-tech translation and corporate comms: http://foxdocs.biz
Medical translation: http://jfmedicaltranslation.com/
Email: jayne(at)foxdocs.biz