The age of freelance is upon us, and we’re enjoying the freedom of not working for the man or being subject to large companies’ ups and downs to the fullest. But, just as too much chocolate can be dangerous for our health, so can too much work-freedom be critical for our productivity. At least, that’s what they keep telling us. (more…)
No translation business can succeed without a team of skilled, hardworking translators. Improving the performance of your team will be critical for success and taking the company forward, but this can be a huge challenge particularly if you are using remote and/or freelance translators where you are not working alongside them each day. (more…)
Marcel Proust’s ‘Remembrance of things past’ is a whopping 4215 pages long, covering seven volumes. Thankfully, most of us will never have to plough our way through that particular document however, there are times, in whatever business or industry we’re in when we need to absorb a large amount of information in a small amount of time. Having to read – and understand – a huge book or document can be daunting but, it needn’t be overwhelming. At ultimatebanners, reading – and understanding large quantities of content is a big part of what they do and, when it comes to speed reading, they have a few tricks up their sleeve… (more…)
Coworking spaces have gained popularity over the last few years and have been providing freelancers and remote workers with communities and beautiful working spaces, but are they the right choice for freelance translators and their specific needs? Let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages. (more…)
Communication plays a critical role in all aspects of organizational management, especially when it comes to managing data security. It helps managers and their subordinates to perform their functions besides serving as the foundation for planning. As a business owner or manager, one of the most important decisions that you can make is developing an effective corporate communication strategy. Check out our guide to how good communication can help your business:
The importance of using a modern, up-to-date computer in the professional translation industry cannot be overstated.