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Get these 3 friends to review your professional profile

January 14, 2021 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, profile, translator, jobs

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How much time have you spent improving your profile? Being critical of yourself it not easy for everyone. Do you need help? Get 3 friends to review your profile, but choose 3 different kinds of friends to review your profile to get more results. Find a friend in the language industry, a friend who hires people in any line of work, and a friend who loves you no matter what.

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The ProZ.com 2020 annual report is out

December 22, 2020 / by Lucía Leszinsky posted in translator, professional development, directory, jobs, events, translation, facebook, language industry, education

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ProZ.com annual reports give progress updates to ProZ.com members on accomplishments, improvements and new developments made on the site.

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Blue Board Applications: a way to grow your business

December 3, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in freelancer, language jobs, freelancer, translation company, jobs, ProZ.com, translation agency

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Are you a translation agency or LSP looking to expand your pool of service providers for future projects? Or a freelancer who wants to get their name out there and be contacted by potential new clients? ProZ.com applications may be what you are looking for.

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Interpreters that get the job done and more discussed in latest ProZ.com podcast

November 19, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in translator, interpreter, training, jobs, games, podcast

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The latest ProZ.com podcast episode features Dr. Jonathan Downie's conversation with with ProZ.com head of training Paul Urwin around topical issues for interpreters.

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How skill stacking can help you provide complete service to clients [video]

October 27, 2020 / by Mike Donlin posted in freelancer, profile, training, jobs, ProZTV

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In the recent International Translation Day event at ProZ.com, Daniel Coria took part in a "How to get more clients" panel (along with Martina Russo and Stephen Rifkind). One concept that Coria mentioned, that of "skill stacking", definitely struck a chord with ProZ.com Head of Training Paul Urwin.

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Get the best match with ProZ Find

August 31, 2020 / by Rocío Tempone posted in translation company, business membership, jobs, ProZ Find, search, LSP

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Looking for language professionals on ProZ.com for your projects? 

If you've outsourced work before on the site, then you probably have seen and even used ProZ Find to make your searches. But did you know that you can personalize your searches with many filters to find the best match?

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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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