Tag: freelancer


Strictly for freelancers

If you’re working from home or if you’re working alone somewhere, sometimes you have to consider leaving your private space and engage with the rest of the world.
Communication and interaction are crucial. We do communicate with clients, with fellow translators and sometimes with friends, but most of the time we do it on social media, with text messages and rarely do we speak to them on the phone. But are we avoiding real human interaction or real life engagement for the sake of time or money? We are social beings after all. This article lists a few tricks that can boost our productivity and our self-awareness, even deal with our hermit-like behavior.


The 10 roles of a successful freelance translator

Becoming a successful freelance translator is far from easy. I have been a translator since 1998 and many things have changed in the profession since then. Nevertheless, what does remain unchanged is our actual role as professional freelancers. These are my two cents based on my experience. The lessons learnt have been invaluable to me and I felt that they should be communicated to other translators; experienced or not.

Read the article: What does it take to be a successful freelance translator?