Most popular freelance websites

Freelance websitesIn the 21st Century, technology is growing very fast. Gone are the days people used to go to work on a daily basis or stay idle at home on their day offs and Annual leave. Today, the freelancing sector has been on the rise. Freelancing is work or tasks that can be done remotely from the comfort of your home with not being necessarily affiliated to a particular company. (more…)

Bluetooth translation devices

Bluetooth TranslatorDo you know what a Bluetooth Translator is?

Bluetooth translation devices have only been on the market for the past couple of years. They come in the form of earpieces or headphones that work in much the same way as regular ones. These small ear buds fit in your ears and can convert your speech from your spoken language. It translates what you say and repeats it back to in your chosen foreign language, in real time. (more…)

Why should you entrust your financial translations from English into French to a professional

English French translation servicesand how should you select the right one?

As globalization continues to make great strides, the financial sector increasingly resorts to premium translations in order to inform international stakeholders about the performance of their investment.

It is crucial for Financial businesses to realize the importance of collaborating in a close relationship with a specialized translator. This is especially true in the realm of businesses which operate in English and French-speaking countries. First, as a technical field, finance heavily relies on complex jargon and abstract frameworks which are only truly understood by a handful of practitioners. In addition, cultural and regulatory idiosyncrasies are highly significant and should adequately be accounted for when translating from English to French. (more…)

NGOs need translators: How to choose a partner wisely

Translators for NGONon-governmental organizations (NGOs) and translation go hand in hand, as specialized knowledge needs to be shared between partners in order to carry out transformative work, in the fields of sustainable development, disaster relief and even inside local organizations with multicultural contexts.

If I asked who your key stakeholders were, you might mention your board of directors, funding institutions, donors, and beneficiaries. Having worked inside an NGO and as a translator for NGOs, I want to demonstrate why your translator could be one of your key partners and how to help this relationship thrive, increasing the impact of the vital work you do. (more…)

Language facts: Infographic

Language Facts infographicDid you know that there is a language spoken off the coast of Spain that consists entirely of whistles? Imagine how you would translate that on paper! It is certainly inspiring that the world’s 7,000+ languages are each beautiful in their own unique way.

Learn more interesting facts about linguistics in this colorful infographic from our friends at TakeLessons. You’ll be surprised as you expand your knowledge, and appreciation, of the diversity that exists in the many languages that have evolved on our planet. (more…)