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What do you do when a casual acquaintance tells you they can translate and wants to work with you?
By Edward Potter - featured on Jan 31
Tell them to send you a resume. 34.4%
Ask interview type questions. 27.9%
Give them a flat out no. 24.3%
Give them work. 6.9%
Ask for their business card. 6.4%
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Do you take part in some sort of continuing education/training?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 29, 2019
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Do you think most of your clients' screening processes for new translators are strict enough?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 28, 2019
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How often do you begin work on a new job without a purchase order?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 27, 2019
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Do you use a contact or "get quote" form on your website?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 26, 2019
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Have your regular clients asked you about reducing rates in the past year?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 25, 2019
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Do you have web design experience?
By Abdullah Yetim - featured on Jan 24, 2019
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What is your favorite font size when working?
By Heinrich Pesch - featured on Jan 23, 2019
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Do you suffer from neck pain, stiff neck or back pain as a result of working as a translator?
By Joanna Sobolewska-Kurpiel - featured on Jan 22, 2019
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Have you encountered bias against freelancers (vs. full-time employees)?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 21, 2019
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Do you find it difficult to say no to new work when you are already busy?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 20, 2019
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Do you charge interest or penalty fees for late payments?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 19, 2019
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Have you ever used the Pomodoro Technique for work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 18, 2019
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How often do you spend time updating your TMs?
By Paola Giardina - featured on Jan 17, 2019
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Have you ever decided to definitely not purchase something thanks to a text you translated?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 16, 2019
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Do you adjust your monitor brightness or color based on the time of day?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 15, 2019
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Have you ever decided to purchase a new product or service thanks to something you translated?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 14, 2019
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What is your projection for 2019, in terms of work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 13, 2019
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Would you consider selling your TM(s) to other translators?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 12, 2019
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Do you use online dictionaries you have to pay for?
By Rita Utt - featured on Jan 11, 2019
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For how long have you been translating/interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 10, 2019
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When was the last time you used a print dictionary or reference?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 9, 2019
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Is being undercut by other service providers an issue in the sector in which you work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 8, 2019
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Do currency exchange rates generally work in your favor?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 7, 2019
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How many sick days did you have in 2018?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 6, 2019
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Which best describes how you feel about the future of freelance translation?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 5, 2019
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How would you rate your work flow for the fourth quarter of 2018?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Jan 4, 2019
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Of roughly how many words is your average project?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 3, 2019
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Do you use voice recognition software for some or all of your translation work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 2, 2019
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We have smart phones and smart homes. Will we have smart translations?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 1, 2019
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Does the application of Artificial Intelligence to translation worry you?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 31, 2018
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How much of what you translate is online content, or published online?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 30, 2018
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How long did it take you to develop your translation business to a satisfactory level?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 29, 2018
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Which do you prefer most: translating, transcreating or tweaking?
By Vi Pukite - featured on Dec 28, 2018
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Do you enjoy working with client-specific CAT tools?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 27, 2018
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What would you do if a regular client asked for a price reduction?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 26, 2018
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Are you on a first-name basis with most or all of your clients?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 25, 2018
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Do you think that a glass of wine is a useful translation tool?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 24, 2018
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Has your workload increased or decreased so far in December compared to other months?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 23, 2018
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Are you sending out Christmas/New Year greetings to clients this year?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 22, 2018
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How much translation do you typically produce in an hour, not including final proofing?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 21, 2018
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Has the cost of living in your area changed over this past year?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 20, 2018
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Have you made any specific work plans for 2019?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 18, 2018
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Is year-end more stressful for you work-wise?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 17, 2018
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What do you drink when you are working?
By Stefan Scharowsky - featured on Dec 16, 2018
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Have you made any eco-changes at your workplace or regarding your work?
By María Perales - featured on Dec 15, 2018
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If my work this week were made into a movie, it would be a:
By anonymous - featured on Dec 14, 2018
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Have you had to show/explain more about your data security practices to clients in recent years?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 13, 2018
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Have any of your clients asked about the use of machine translation?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 12, 2018
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How many times do you generally proofread your translations?
By Irène Guinez - featured on Dec 11, 2018
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How many invoices have you issued so far this year?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Dec 10, 2018
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