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ProZ.com jobs now on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

May 14, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in membership, business membership, jobs, ProZ Find, search, clients, ProZ.com, ProZ.com membership, translation industry, facebook, language industry, COVID-19, LSP

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ProZ.com language industry jobs can now be added to social network feeds on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Are you choosing the best service providers for your projects?

May 7, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in freelancer, language jobs, translation company, directory, business membership, jobs, language industry, risk management, translation agency, LSP

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OK, so you posted your job, sent private messages and now you have many quotes from potential service providers. The next step is choosing who you want to work with. Sounds easy enough, but how do you know who will be the best match, the most reliable language professional?

Here's what you should look for when choosing the best service provider:

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Business members can personalize batch emails

May 5, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translator, translation company, directory, project management, business membership, jobs

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For many project managers and recruiters, sending mass emails should be avoided at all costs as they lack the touch of personalization they strive for when reaching out to potential service providers.

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Translation A to Z: Agency

April 19, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translation company, business membership, jobs, translation, business page, facebook, risk management, translation agency, TranslationA-Z

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Over at the Translators and Interpreters (ProZ.com) Facebook Group, Andrew Morris is going through the "translation alphabet" from A-Z and offering discussions for translators along the way. From time-to-time, those musings will be added to this blog. Often they are modified for a larger audience. Here is a sampling of #TranslationAtoZ_A

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Translation jobs posted here now appearing in Facebook feed

April 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translator, interpreter, translator tools, business membership, jobs

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Jobs posted by business members will now also appear on Facebook via the new ProZ.com Translation Jobs page. All members of the language community are invited to like or follow the page to receive updates.

Presently, all jobs with the COVID-19 tag are appearing there. Soon, this offer will be extended to all business members.

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My client still hasn't paid me! What now? —Part 2

April 12, 2020 / by Andrea Capuselli posted in freelancer, jobs, payments, invoicing, Blue Board, ProZ*Pay

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This post is Part 2 of a two-part guide on how to deal with non-payment issues.
If you haven't read it yet, find Part 1 here.

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Mistakes to avoid when posting a job

April 9, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in freelancer, language jobs, translation company, business membership, jobs, language industry

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Have you ever posted a job on ProZ.com and wondered why you didn’t get as many quotes as you had expected? 

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Making a living during COVID-19

April 4, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, interpreter, Powwow, translation events, marketing for language professionals, jobs, networking, translation contests, clients, events, meetings, invoicing, translation, ProZ.com, translation industry, Blue Board, community, language industry, COVID-19, ProZTV

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By now, the entire world knows that the current Covid-19 outbreak has --and will continue to have--  an enormous impact on freelance financial lives. However, language professionals who usually work on-site --interpreters, project managers, teachers-- don't necessarily have to live off savings during the current quarantine. ProZ.com has a few tricks up its sleeve to make money starting this weekend and while at home, and supplement your income during these uncertain times.

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COVID-19 related jobs can be tagged for language job postings

April 1, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translator, translation company, business membership, jobs, COVID-19

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A jobs checkbox on ProZ.com with a new COVID-19 tag now enables job posters to tag their jobs as "Covid-19" and service providers to filter Covid-19 jobs. Many job posters are already using this option to connect with some of the 1 million language professionals at ProZ.com.

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Meeting clients webinar provides winning strategies to get most from site

March 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, profile, training, jobs

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ProZ.com offers a free webinar on meeting clients. The webinar is offered to help members get the most out of the tools available through the site. Attend an upcoming webinar to get the most out of ProZ.com and meet more clients.

The “Meeting clients at ProZ.com” webinar is moderated by María Florencia Vita  of ProZ.com. It is part of the training available at ProZ.com.

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How to write an effective job quote

March 1, 2020 / by Andrea Capuselli posted in freelancer, profile, translator, membership, jobs, ProZ.com membership

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As a freelance language professional on ProZ.com, there are many ways for you to find work. The vast majority of the workload that flows through the site comes from clients searching the Translators Directory or ProZ Find, so a good ProZ.com profile is a must to meet new clients through the site.

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Does your profile reflect the translator you are today?

February 23, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, profile, jobs, language industry

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It’s vital to inhabit the right mindset as a freelancer, which includes both the story we tell ourselves, and the emotional state we inhabit. But none of that means we don’t have to have the core skills to do the job, day in day out, or the strategies to get the word out and begin to interact with clients.

Whether that’s in your website, your marketing, your social media pronouncements, or your attendance at trade fairs and industry conferences… the list goes on.

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Membership allows for direct, commission-free access to translators and translation companies

February 16, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, translation company, membership, business membership, jobs, ProZ.com membership, language industry, LSP

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ProZ.com's unique membership model means that when outsourcers and service providers connect via ProZ.com, neither side is charged any commissions or fees. Meet a client or provider, and the relationship is yours, unencumbered, forever. What does this mean?

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How the language community is responding to California Assembly Bill 5

February 12, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, jobs, language industry

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California Assembly Bill 5 took effect on January 1, 2020 and holds that most workers are employees - not freelancers. This has started to impact the gig economy and the language industry's translators and interpreters.

The statute (AB5) was signed into law by California governor Gavin Newsom in September 2019 and took effect on January 1, 2020. While initial coverage focused on freelance drivers for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft, its impact has been felt across many industries including language professionals.

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A ProZ.com overview: Some of the site's most popular features

February 6, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, language jobs, professional development, directory, jobs, ProZ.com, Blue Board

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Serving the world's largest community of translators, ProZ.com delivers a comprehensive network of essential services, resources and experiences that enhance the lives of its members. What are some of the site's most popular features?

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