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Team Translations

Despite the fact that many people think of a translator’s job as being a solitary task, isolated and competitive, it shouldn’t be thought of this way. To the contrary, with technological advances and the development of globalization, translation has become an interconnected job that requires constant contact with the outside world. These days, the demands […]

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Inquiries to the Client: It’s a Team Effort

The interaction that takes place between the client and the Language Services Provider (LSP) is very extensive: The client requests a quote, the LSP carries out the corresponding analysis of the client’s needs (does he need a translation, editing or proofreading? is it an “inherited” translation to be corrected? does it need DTP?), the work […]

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Project Management for Translations (Second Part)

Another important question in this area is not to presume anything, especially that all members of the group have the same information. The coordinator must establish a work plan with all the information and analyze it with the necessary frequency as it is modified or develops. The risk assessment is another one of the manager’s […]

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Project Management for Translations (First Part)

The coordinator of translation projects or Project Manager (PM) promotes a work environment in which reigns the uniformity of criteria. In this sense, the coordinator of the project is the nexus among all participants. His/her mission is to assure that the team is informed and motivated and that each one of the team members works […]

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Teamwork

We frequently hear the word “teamwork”, especially in our work environments where so many people are working for the same company, all for a common end result. Teamwork exceeds individual work by far, even if there is a member of the group that is an exceptional individual, since the sum of the parts always contributes […]

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