Tag Archives: Translation

thebigword rises to 12th in world rankings

thebigword rises to 12th in world rankings Leeds, England: 23 June 2010 – The translation, interpreting and language services company, thebigwordGroup, has risen to 12th in the world rankings and has become the largest private language service provider in Northern … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Translator

Remember that old adage, never work with animals or children? This most fundamental advice of old clearly eluded me when I decided to go freelance along with two children, a dog and two cats. Phrases involving plans, mice and men … Continue reading

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Training Translators

Do translators need to be educated in the art and science of translation? Is it possible to train a translator in an academic setting? Is doing so worthwhile, from the translator’s perspective or from that of a potential employer? The … Continue reading

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Translator’s Home Office

Home is where your pillow is, and for a freelance translator, it’s also where the desk with its attendant office equipment and dictionaries is. But what office equipment is right for a translator? Should you buy that Thinking Machines II … Continue reading

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Online Translation – The Future??

By Steven Forsyth. It is fair to say that most small to medium sized GILT (Globalization, Internationalization, Localization and Translation) companies have professional looking and informative brochure web sites. What is interesting is that more and more of these companies … Continue reading

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How To Get Quality Language Translation Service

Guide for Foreign Students and Professionals on How To Get Accurate Translation Service by Paul Johnsons Determining the quality level of a language translation service is crucial in getting high-end translations. Whatever purpose it serves, whether for business or for … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home—A Mother’s Guide to a Career at Home as a Translator

By: Joanna Diez In my article I will focus on important aspects of working as a translator at a home based office. This will be a short guide to this job for translators, who have children and who, realistically speaking, … Continue reading

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