Category Archive for "Translation Interest"

Constructive Translations Blog

Translation Problems – Different Ideas in Different Tongues

January 15, 2018
David

One of the biggest misconceptions about translating, and one of the biggest translation problems, comes from the underlying belief that words are a tool for expressing ideas.Many people, if you were to ask them, would say that they believe that…

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Translation as a distressed buy

Translation of Technical Terms – Part 1

November 21, 2017
David

Translation of Technical Terms   This article consists of two parts. Part 1 – For industry outsiders, we give a breakdown of the issues involved with the translation of technical terms. Part 2 – For translators, we give a breakdown…

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Is it a good idea to become a freelance translator

Is it a good idea to become a freelance translator

December 11, 2014
David

Financially speaking, is it a good idea to become a freelance translator? So far in this series we have talked about the non-tangible benefits of freelance translation, how much it costs to set up as a freelance translator, and how translation…

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How much does it cost to set up as a freelance translator?

November 13, 2014
David

How much does it cost to set up as a freelance translator? In this article, we will talk about the total costs required to set up as a freelance translator, we can then compare this against other industries and professions…

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Rates

How to set your rates

September 30, 2014
David

What we like to see in applications from freelancers Part 5 How to set your rates This is Part 5 of my blog article talking about what we like to see in applications from freelancers. In Part 1, we talked…

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Flexibility

How to show flexibility in freelance applications

September 11, 2014
David

What we like to see in freelance applications from freelancers – Part 4 – Flexibility This is Part 4 of my blog article talking about what we like to see in applications from freelancers. In Part 1, we talked about…

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Civil engineers compared to freelance translators

How does translation compare to other industries

September 10, 2014
David

Economics of Freelance Translation Part 3. How does translation compare to other industries? So we’ve got an idea of how much it costs to be a translator. We will now look at some other industries and ask ourselves “how does translation…

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professionalism

How to show your professionalism in job applications for freelance translation

August 25, 2014
David

What we like to see in applications from freelancers – Part 3 – How to show professionalism This is Part 3 of my blog article talking about what we like to see in job applications from freelancers. In Part 1,…

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Quality

How to show you do quality work in your job applications

August 14, 2014
David

What we like to see in job applications from freelancers – Part 2  This is Part 2 of my blog article talking about what we like to see in job applications from freelancers. In Part 1, we talked about how…

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Communication

What we like to see in job applications from freelancers

August 7, 2014
David

What we Like to See in Job Applications from Freelancers Constructive Translations receive a lot of emails from freelancers looking to join us. Sadly we have to delete around half of them without reply as they are either likely to…

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