Signs you are adapting well to the new normal imposed by COVID-19

COVID-19 for translators

Signs you are adapting well to the new normal imposed by COVID-19

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Hi there! We are still struggling with COVID-19 and how it is affecting everyone’s lives. In these challenging times, here is a friendly and humorous reminder to keep safe, observe the recommendations by recognized health organizations, and keep a positive mindset while we face the new normal.

Separated but together we will be able to go through this. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay at home, and stay fun.

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How COVID-19 is affecting freelance translators’ dress code

How COVID-19 affects translators' dress code

Freelance translators’ dress code has also been affected by COVID-19

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COVID-19 is affecting people’s lives dramatically and translators are no exception. In these uncertain times, here is a friendly and humorous reminder to keep safe, observe the recommendations by recognized health organizations, and wear a mask if you “ever” go out.

Separated but together we will be able to go through this. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay at home, and stay fun.

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Lessons learned thanks to COVID-19 — social distancing

Freelance translators during COVID-19

Translators are experts at social distancing

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It seems that keeping social distancing is not that hard for freelance translators, right? One practice we can easily add to our skillset. We are experts at it (we have been practicing) social distancing for a very long while now) and the somewhat negative connotations are slowly becoming positive traits. Now, more than ever before, keep it up!

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Lessons learned thanks to COVID-19

A freelance translator during COVID-19

Freelance translators discover being in quarantine is their lifestyle.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) awareness: In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, I recommend checking the World Health Organization‘s website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

#staysafe #Istayhomefor #Istayhome

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The translator — a poem

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Here’s my first poem inspired by our lovely profession. I’ve been trying to find a nice one, but since I couldn’t, I wrote one myself.

I hope you like it and find it amusing.

The content is copyrighted. If you would like to use part or the whole of the content in a format other than this video, please contact me to request authorization and always acknowledge the source. However, no authorization is required for sharing the link of the YouTube video or this post.

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Translator open for business

translator open for business

Open for business sign

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Hi there! 2020 is already here and Translator Fun wanted to officially kick off the year with this sign translators can use to remind their clients they are willing to accept well-priced projects.

May this 2020 be full of interesting well-paying projects!

Let the fun begin.

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“Glossary” meaning – UGFTI

Glossary definition

Project glossary defined for translators and interpreters

 

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Let me guess… You have landed a translation project. Everything runs smoothly. You receive the files and even a glossary to complete the task! You start your translation and you are doing great! You are fine except for a few key terms that are crucial for the meaning of the text. You don’t panic because you know you have the wide and robust glossary specifically sent for this project, right? Well… guess what as a rule of thumb the glossary will never contain “the terms” YOU need so urgently. Translators’ luck.

Keep the smile all the same! Being a freelance translator is a fun adventure, isn’t it?

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“Update installation” meaning – UGFTI

definition of update installation

Update installation defined for translators and interpreters

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Isn’t it just our luck, translators? We land a fairly large project and just before the deadline our computer will need an update installation to keep running smoothly. And guess what… the updates will keep being installed for ages, but don’t you dare to turn your computer off or you will have to start the process all again. So, yes, it is a dead end.

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“Potential translation job” defined

translation jobs

glossary for translators and interpreters

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Introducing a new service for translators and interpreters, this newly created glossary will bring definitions of words you may encounter daily in your inbox so you can better assess the steps ahead.

I hope a few of you will find it useful.

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Mantras for translators and how to land a job

Mantras for translators

Mantra to land a job

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Do you believe in the power of mantras? It won’t hurt to try at least, right?

You have the talent. You have the energy and the right skills. You are a professional translator willing to work for professional rates. Now it’s time to work on having the right mindset so that attractive projects start coming your way.

Repeat this mantra 108 times before breakfast and the right projects will find you.

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