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Business member benefits available for all employees

November 28, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in business membership, translation, jobs

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Recent enhancements at ProZ.com make it easier to connect businesses with their employees. Business employees may each have their own ProZ.com profile, while sharing certain aspects like business identification, membership and ability to act on behalf of a business.

Sharing a general account to achieve business member benefits will no longer be necessary. Business entities will have their own business page with vital organizational information, including a list of representative employees. Profiles will be for freelancers or for representative employees associated to a business entity.

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How to sell your job to freelance translators

October 18, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in jobs, business membership

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Do you need to find freelance language professionals for your next project?

A previous post suggested tips to get freelancer attention. Missed in that post was the need for the recruiter to make their job more appealing to translators. 

Imagine you are one of the world's top freelance translators. Think about the amount of email you receive in a day. Would you respond to every email? Probably not. More likely, you would select those most appealing to you.

That is why it is important to sell them on your job. 

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Use new map to connect with interpreters and students

October 10, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in translation company, pools, interpreter, internship, students, freelancer

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A new map on the interpreter and student pool shows locations of those that have been screened for the pool. 
ProZ.com interpreters map

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Seeking interns or have work for students? Check out the student pool

October 3, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in business membership, students, pools, internship, jobs

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Are you a language service provider looking for interns? Do you have work that could be done by students - training the next generation of professionals?  Students are highlighting their interest in an internship as part of the student pool at ProZ.com.

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Three tips to get the attention of a freelance translator

September 18, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, business membership, jobs, translation company

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Do you have an urgent request for translation? Are you screening language professionals for future opportunities? 

If so, it is likely you are contacting linguist profiles at ProZ.com. Can your message reach the right translator? Are there secrets to getting their attention? How do you break through the noise?

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What is HIPAA compliance for on-demand medical interpreters?

August 29, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in interpreter, pools

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To assure individual health information is properly protected in the United States, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996. The federal law set standards for the electronic exchange, privacy and security of health information. How does this law impact on-demand video and phone interpreters?

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Find translation agencies and companies for your next language project

July 17, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in business membership, directory, translation company, translation company, directory, search

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The Translation company and agency directory at ProZ.com is the industry's busiest directory for finding language service companies. Over 50,000 language service providers (LSPs) have a searchable profile in the directory and are searched many times each day. 
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Post jobs on ProZ.com from within BaccS

May 29, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in integrations, business membership, membership, jobs, project management, freelancer

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Are you a translator or team using BaccS business accounting software? The latest release connects the advanced translation project management platform to ProZ.com for job posting.

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Do language professionals need insurance?

May 24, 2018 / by Mike Donlin

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Professionals in many industries need insurance. Construction workers, doctors, and lawyers all carry insurance. Do language professionals need insurance?

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Add PayPal, Skrill and other payment information to your profile

May 24, 2018 / by Mike Donlin posted in payments, freelancer, profile

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When an outsourcer and freelancer meet via ProZ.com and agree to do business, neither side is charged any commissions or fees.

Outsourcers may want to make sure the payment process can be completed and the freelancer is payable. Adding PayPal or Skrill payment information to a profile is one way a translator may show payability. 

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