Peter Szekretar is an English to Hungarian translator and engineer specializing in technical translations. He is also a medical masseur!
Q. How did you get started in translation?
Peter: I used to be unhappy about my jobs, so I decided to start my own business. Translation seemed to be perfect thanks to my diverse studies and professional experience.
Q. What are the most challenging aspects of what you do?
Peter: I dedicate a lot of time to my career, and care much about it, to be successful as a freelancer.
Q. Describe your best experience with a client.
Peter: The best experience is always when my clients express their satisfaction about our cooperation and hope for a new project together.
Q. What do you like best about where you are in your career now?
Peter: What I like the best about my career now is the sensation of control over my success and what I do.
Q. What has been the secret to your success?
Peter: Being passionate about my vocation and seeking the optimal solution in a problematic situation are the secret of my success.
Q. What advice would you give to someone just starting out?
Peter: Think in the long term.
Q. How has ProZ.com helped you meet your business objectives?
Peter: ProZ.com is a very efficient medium to help meet clients, agencies and freelancers.
Q. What are your predictions for the future of the industry?
Peter: The persistent interest in international activities will support the growth of business in translation, localization and other related linguistic services.
Q. What is next for you in your career?
Peter: I will gain more experience in such niches of linguistic services that I explored only superficially before.