Don’t call me a translator!

For those of you who haven't heard this yet: José Mourinho, the current manager of the English football (or soccer) club Chelsea, who happens to speak five languages, gave high…

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We nuance

I came across this funny (and true!) comic revealing how translators really think and didn't want to keep it from you: Source: http://www.tina-and-mouse.com/2014/07/we-nuance-tm-53_21.html You can find more of these great…

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Translator Tee

Just in case you haven't seen this or heard about this yet:  There is a new style out there for translators, and you can have it, too! Just go to…

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Prices and costs

I came across an excellent article on prices and costs over at Ferris Translations this week, and I wanted to share it with you: Dumping costs? What?!? Posted on February…

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Competitiveness

After my confession a few weeks ago – and receiving some quite encouraging responses from you, thanks again so much! –, I have received one larger and a few small…

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Confession

I debated with myself whether to write this post or not. To 'fess up or not to 'fess up... Is it professional or not to talk about this? Will this…

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Wörterbücher

Ich weiß ja nicht, wie es den Kolleginnen und Kollegen geht, aber mir passiert es immer wieder: Man unterhält sich mit jemandem, das Gespräch kommt auf den Beruf, und eine…

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Agencies

Agencies – for many translators and interpreters, it almost seems to be a dirty word, probably because of the bad experiences they had with them. I know there are many…

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