A Few Thoughts on Miss Lebanon 2017

It’s like social media waits for Miss Lebanon every single year to give us the best jokes of the year… I get it: stress and stage fright are a killer […]

On Translation Companies Marking Translation Tests

Some translation companies tend to mark the translations of professional linguists as if they were exams. Here are my two cents in this regard: To begin with, I don’t even […]

September 5: Working Mothers’ Day

Back in 1982, President Ronald Reagan designated September 5 as Working Mothers’ Day, calling upon “families, individual citizens, labor and civic organizations, the media, and the business community to acknowledge […]

4 Things No One told you about Freelancing

A freelancer is someone who does not hold an in-house position at a company. They have the freedom and the ability to work from any location they want, and to […]

The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

Do you speak 2 or more languages? Do you know how your brain looks like? Interestingly, the brain of bilingual and multilingual people looks different than that of monolingual people. […]

There’s a New Phenomenon among Freelance Translators on LinkedIn

Like every professional, I use LinkedIn to make professional connections and hunt for new business opportunities. What I have recently noticed is that many translators, mostly freelancers, try to trick […]

10 Things you will Regret in 10 Years

Unless you set your priorities straight and thoroughly think about where your life is headed, you will end up regretting the following 10 things 10 years from now: Not working […]