Business

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 […]

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 […]

The Sad Truth of Hiring Employees Nowadays

Recruiters, Human Resources Managers, and all employers for that matter need to take a step back and realize that everybody deserves a chance. To climb the ladder, you start from […]

A Story on the Importance of Skills Development

“Once upon a time, a woodcutter asked for a job with a timber merchant, and he got it. The pay was really good and so were the work conditions. For […]

Rate Per Word, Not Per Page: 5 Reasons why it’s Better

I must admit, when I first graduated, and just like all my other colleagues, I used to charge per page, because when you still have no experience, you take it […]

A Quick Business Lesson

My brother sent me this story via Whatsapp a few days ago and I found it pretty interesting so I had to share it:   During a robbery in Guangzhou, […]

Translation Rates: It’s a Free Market, But…

I have addressed this issue so many times (here, here and here to name a few) to the point that I am now being frequently attacked by some colleagues for advocating […]