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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%
2518 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is there such thing as a "loyal client"?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Jul 11, 2018
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Is there a union for translators in your country?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 10, 2018
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How many TMs do you usually use (excluding those provided by clients)?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 9, 2018
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For book translations, do you charge less than your regular non-book rate?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 8, 2018
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Have you ever suffered from occupational burnout as a result of your activity as a translator?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 7, 2018
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How often do you get to speak your source language?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 6, 2018
Daily 49.0%
Not very often at all 26.7%
At least once a week 13.4%
At least once a month 5.8%
Never 2.6%
Other 2.5%
920 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you incorporated new payment methods for your clients in the last two years?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 5, 2018
No 73.7%
Yes 26.3%
761 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have any office equipment that would now be considered obsolete, or almost obsolete?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 4, 2018
No 49.6%
I don't know 25.2%
Yes (please share) 25.1%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My client-negotiating skills are:
By anonymous - featured on Jul 3, 2018
Adequate 34.4%
Good 27.5%
I don't know 14.2%
Poor 14.0%
Excellent 8.3%
Other 1.6%
817 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever lost a project by not following the client's instructions?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 2, 2018
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Do you keep plants around your workspace?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 1, 2018
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How many times do you proofread your translations?
By Irène Guinez - featured on Jun 30, 2018
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Over the next six months, I am expecting my workload to:
By anonymous - featured on Jun 29, 2018
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Business-wise, has the second quarter of 2018 been better than the first?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 28, 2018
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Does your significant other have the same native language as you do?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 27, 2018
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How many dictionaries do you use on a regular basis?
By Anna Augustin - featured on Jun 26, 2018
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How often do you submit feedback on the Blue Board?
By Yetta Jensen Bogarde - featured on Jun 25, 2018
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Do you work with agencies not listed in the Blue Board, or with no feedback entries?
By Isabelita Echevarria Prengel - featured on Jun 24, 2018
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How important is translation tool training for you?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 23, 2018
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How many of your clients ask you to work with Trados?
By Dr. Tilmann Kleinau - featured on Jun 21, 2018
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I am usually up and working during most of my clients' business hours.
By anonymous - featured on Jun 20, 2018
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Would you normally work with an agency that uses a 60-day payment term?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Jun 19, 2018
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If you ever talk aloud when alone, do you use a language other than your mother tongue?
By Peter Simon - featured on Jun 18, 2018
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Have you ever received a project for an amount lower than 5 Euros?
By Irène Guinez - featured on Jun 17, 2018
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How often do you take your work outdoors?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 16, 2018
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Do you plan to take breaks to watch some or all of the World Cup?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 15, 2018
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At what time do you generally finish your business day?
By Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD - featured on Jun 14, 2018
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In comparison to the averages declared by ProZ.com users ( https://search.proz.com/employers/rates )
By Jenn Mercer - featured on Jun 13, 2018
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How important do you think it is to become SDL Trados Studio certified?
By Dr. Tilmann Kleinau - featured on Jun 12, 2018
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Are online CAT tools slower, provide fewer fuzzy matches, and prevent integration with other tools?
By sentrodil (X) - featured on Jun 11, 2018
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Do you have a preferred colored pen to underline your texts and write your notes?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Jun 10, 2018
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Do you have liability insurance?
By Veronica Lupascu - featured on Jun 9, 2018
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On which day of the week do you receive more translation offers?
By Patricio León - featured on Jun 8, 2018
I've noticed no difference based on the day of the week 56.1%
Friday 17.9%
Tuesday 8.0%
Wednesday 6.3%
Thursday 6.2%
Monday 4.8%
Sunday 0.6%
Saturday 0.2%
840 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have language pairs in your profile that you do not use?
By TranslatorJames - featured on Jun 7, 2018
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How often do you use print translation resources?
By Dr Théodore Dassé - featured on Jun 6, 2018
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Not including you, how many members of your (extended) family use ProZ.com?
By Jessica Noyes - featured on Jun 5, 2018
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What is the most annoying thing about your favorite CAT tool?
By Luisa Pinto - featured on Jun 4, 2018
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Given the choice, I prefer to communicate with clients via:
By anonymous - featured on Jun 3, 2018
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Have you translated in the last two weeks about privacy and data protection (GDPR)?
By Maria Bellido Lois - featured on Jun 2, 2018
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Has GDPR changed the way you do business?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 1, 2018
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Your client pays you twice for the same job. What do you do?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on May 31, 2018
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How booked up are you for the coming month?
By anonymous - featured on May 30, 2018
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Have you ever translated the same sentence the same way for two different clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 29, 2018
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Do you catch yourself paraphrasing sentences when reading a text in your source language(s)?
By Andrzej Niewiarowski - featured on May 28, 2018
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Do you ever think in your source language(s)?
By Natalia Pedrosa (X) - featured on May 27, 2018
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Have you ever been asked to edit/proofread a text which you translated for different client?
By abufaraz - featured on May 26, 2018
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Have you ever mixed up the deadlines for different projects?
By Kuochoe Nikoi-Kotei - featured on May 25, 2018
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Has it ever taken you a few months or even a year to send in an invoice?
By Elizabeth M. - featured on May 24, 2018
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Do you think your translation speed has improved over the last three years?
By anonymous - featured on May 23, 2018
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How much of your translation-related research involves Wikipedia?
By anonymous - featured on May 22, 2018
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