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I usually have something to eat or snack on nearby while working.
By anonymous
False 58.3%
True 34.5%
Used to be true, but... (please share) 7.2%
1269 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The Corona virus pandemic means fewer jobs for me: true or not?
By Dr. Tilmann Kleinau - featured on May 28
Yes, it is true. 45.4%
No, not true. 26.5%
It is partly true. 24.5%
Other - N/A 3.5%
1191 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (26)] [View this poll]

How would you describe your current desktop?
By anonymous - featured on May 26
It is passable 27.6%
It is cluttered but useful 23.2%
It is a thing of beauty 17.4%
It is a study in minimalism 12.7%
It is a prime example of chaos at work 9.9%
Other (please share) 5.3%
I wouldn't go there if I were you 3.9%
939 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

I hope my next translation job is...
By anonymous - featured on May 23
A long one 50.3%
Medium-sized 29.3%
I am burning with indifference 13.4%
Short 7.0%
700 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

The last translation job I finished was:
By anonymous - featured on May 22
Moderate 35.7%
Easy 30.6%
A bit challenging 19.9%
Incredibly easy 7.5%
Very difficult 3.8%
Other - N/A 2.5%
729 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

The translation I'm working on now is:
By anonymous - featured on May 21
Routine for me 50.9%
I'm not working on anything at the moment 28.3%
A bit of a new area for me 14.5%
A completely new area for me 3.6%
Other - N/A 2.8%
759 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Have you ever dropped a translation test after having started it?
By Natalia Balbi Amatto - featured on May 20
No 50.8%
Yes, I decided it wasn't for me 12.9%
Yes, it was unreasonable 12.6%
Yes, it was too long 11.2%
Other - N/A 4.3%
I've never done a translation test 2.8%
Yes, it was too boring 2.7%
Yes, I thought I might not do well 2.6%
783 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Are video calls part of your contact with clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 19
No 66.4%
Once or twice 11.2%
No, but it might be a good idea 8.4%
Yes, but not very often 6.6%
Yes, occasionally 5.0%
Yes, frequently 1.6%
Other - N/A 0.9%
822 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

I organize myself for my projects mostly using:
By anonymous - featured on May 18
The power of my mind and memory! 25.4%
A calendar 23.0%
My email inbox 15.5%
A dayplanner 15.2%
A spreadsheet 13.4%
Other (please share) 7.4%
625 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Today (Saturday) I have:
By anonymous - featured on May 17
Work to do-- by design 38.8%
No work to do-- not by design 24.6%
No work to do-- by design 21.7%
Work to do-- not by design 14.9%
484 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Has the way you work changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic?
By anonymous - featured on May 16
No 58.5%
Yes (please share) 23.6%
Yes, but it is not directly related 10.1%
I don't know 4.8%
Other - N/A 3.0%
691 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

With new clients you take on, how many email exchanges usually happen before you start working?
By anonymous - featured on May 15
A few 36.8%
A couple 22.1%
Several 19.9%
I never paid attention to that 10.7%
More than several 7.0%
Other - N/A 2.2%
One 1.3%
712 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

About how many sick days do you usually take per year?
By anonymous - featured on May 14
None 51.8%
1 - 5 26.9%
I don't know 12.4%
5 - 10 5.3%
10 - 15 1.7%
More than 20 1.0%
15 - 20 0.8%
824 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

I tend to make long-term plans for my business or career
By anonymous - featured on May 13
Only semi-true 44.1%
False 32.7%
True 20.3%
Other - N/A 2.9%
753 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

How many new clients did you add to your list of clients in the first quarter of the year?
By anonymous - featured on May 12
None 40.2%
Between two and five 31.1%
One 25.3%
Between six and ten 2.6%
Between eleven and fifteen 0.4%
Between fifteen and twenty 0.4%
More than twenty 0.1%
782 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Right now, my keyboard is...
By anonymous - featured on May 11
Pretty clean 41.2%
A bit dirty 34.7%
Pristine 8.2%
Needs cleaning ASAP 6.7%
I'm afraid to look down and check 6.2%
Other - N/A 3.1%
646 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (20)] [View this poll]

Which of these do you find the least difficult?
By anonymous - featured on May 10
Reminding clients of overdue payments 27.1%
They're all about the same for me 22.7%
Negotiating rate changes with an existing client 18.3%
Negotiating rates with a new client 16.3%
I find none of these difficult at all 10.9%
Other - N/A 4.7%
805 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

I usually need help in filing my taxes for my business.
By anonymous - featured on May 8
Yes 42.7%
No 33.9%
No, but I prefer to have help 11.5%
No, but I would like to have help 6.3%
Other - N/A 5.6%
765 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

There is a marked difference in my routine on Saturdays and Sundays versus the rest of the week.
By anonymous - featured on May 7
True 42.7%
Semi-true 33.5%
False 17.8%
I use other days as my weekend 4.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
805 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Do you use Google Earth to see where your clients are based?
By Tom in London - featured on May 6
No 75.4%
Yes 11.2%
It depends on... (please share) 9.4%
I used to 2.7%
Other - N/A 1.4%
735 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (23)] [View this poll]

Are you spending more time or effort on marketing now than you normally would?
By anonymous - featured on May 5
No 69.5%
Yes 30.5%
973 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

What percentage of the job requests you receive are "urgent"?
By anonymous - featured on May 2
1 - 10% 36.7%
10 - 25% 22.4%
25 - 50% 15.6%
50 - 75% 10.4%
None of them 7.7%
75 - 100% 7.2%
635 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

In comparison to last year, work-wise, my April was...
By anonymous - featured on May 1
Much quieter 34.0%
About the same 18.5%
Quieter 16.9%
Busier 13.1%
Much busier 9.8%
Other - N/A 4.3%
I don't know 3.3%
785 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Today's new translators and interpreters are better-prepared than I was starting out.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 30
Disagree 30.0%
Partially agree 28.7%
Other - N/A 21.8%
Agree 19.5%
673 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

Do you write responses to job inquiries from scratch?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 29
Yes, all or almost all of them 44.4%
Yes, some of them 27.2%
No, I have templates that I use 24.8%
Other - N/A 3.5%
734 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

What do you usually do when offered more work than you can handle?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 28
Just turn it down 43.5%
It depends on... (please share) 16.9%
Recommend a trusted colleague 14.7%
Work on it with a trusted colleague 13.1%
Other -N/A 8.7%
Outsource it 3.1%
795 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

What I am reading now is:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 27
Fiction 34.7%
I'm not reading anything at the moment 18.7%
Biographical / Historical 15.1%
Current events 12.4%
Other 11.9%
Technical 5.5%
Poetry 1.6%
614 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (20)] [View this poll]

I read for pleasure...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 26
Several hours a week 42.9%
Several hours a day 19.5%
Several hours a month 16.9%
Several hours a year 9.1%
Other - N/A 6.2%
Never 5.4%
569 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

Are you spending more time working during the pandemic than you normally would?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25
No, I'm spending less time 49.1%
No, it's about the same 29.4%
Yes 16.5%
I don't know / don't keep track 2.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
792 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Do you think we should adapt our payment terms in response to what is happening with Covid-19??
By INES Reisch - featured on Apr 24
No 56.3%
Yes, shorter payment terms 17.8%
I don't know 16.3%
Yes, longer payment terms 6.0%
Other - N/A 3.5%
679 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Have any of your clients requested adjusted payment terms as a result of Covid-19?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 23
No 74.2%
Yes, one or two 18.8%
Yes, some 3.5%
Other - N/A 2.9%
Yes, all of them 0.5%
792 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (23)] [View this poll]

I am 100% comfortable managing all aspects of my business.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 22
Almost true 47.6%
True 31.6%
False 18.4%
Other - N/A 2.4%
746 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

If your business has been affected by covid-19, have you considered applying for public assistance?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on Apr 21
My business has not been affected 28.0%
No such assistance is available to me 27.4%
Yes 25.2%
Other - N/A 11.2%
Yes, but... (please share) 8.3%
775 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (34)] [View this poll]

How often do you stop work to read the news or otherwise see what is going on?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 20
Every now and then 28.9%
Frequently 23.8%
Very frequently, it's a bit of a distraction 19.6%
Not very often 18.9%
Never 7.0%
Other - N/A 1.7%
629 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Do you personally know anyone who has, or has had, COVID-19?
By Rocio Barrientos - featured on Apr 19
No 66.8%
Yes 30.7%
Other - N/A 2.5%
651 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (37)] [View this poll]

My savings generally amount to:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 18
Around what I make in 1 - 3 months 19.7%
Less than what I make in a month 14.9%
I don't have any savings at the moment 12.7%
More than what I make in a year 11.9%
Around what I make in 3 - 6 months 11.8%
Around what I make in 6 - 12 months 11.4%
Other - N/A 8.5%
More than what I make in five years 5.2%
More than what I make in three years 3.9%
867 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

Volume aside, has the type of jobs you are offered changed recently?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 16
Not really 48.7%
No 27.8%
Yes (please share) 20.2%
Other - N/A 3.3%
704 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

For work, I am/have gone completely "paperless".
By anonymous - featured on Apr 14
True 46.0%
Almost true, except for... (please share) 34.4%
False 19.7%
748 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (25)] [View this poll]

How many people are you living with during this COVID-19 crisis?
By Rocio Barrientos - featured on Apr 13
One other person 32.4%
Two other persons 18.9%
I am by myself 18.7%
Three other persons 16.9%
Four other persons 7.1%
Six or more other persons 2.4%
Other - N/A 1.9%
Five other persons 1.7%
694 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

Are you celebrating Passover / Easter differently this year?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 12
I don't celebrate Passover or Easter 39.9%
Yes (please share) 36.4%
No 19.9%
Other 3.9%
544 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

My newest client...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 11
I don't know 37.7%
Is probably a long-term collaboration 26.3%
Is probably a one-off client 14.2%
Is probably a short-term collaboration 10.3%
Other - N/A 8.3%
Is definitely a one-off client 3.1%
604 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

For interpreters, is moving (more) into translation a good idea now?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10
I don't know 40.9%
Yes, in some or most cases 18.4%
Probably not 12.8%
No 10.0%
Yes 9.1%
Other - N/A 8.9%
572 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

New inquiries (not necessarily jobs) for me have:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Decreased recently 48.4%
Stayed about the same 33.4%
Picked up recently 13.0%
Other - N/A 5.2%
715 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (4)] [View this poll]

Have you done any non-profit work in relation to the pandemic?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 8
No, and I am not planning to 39.3%
No, but I am thinking about it 20.5%
Yes 15.8%
No, but I have done other types of non-profit work recently 12.8%
No, but I am planning to 8.5%
I offered to, but was turned down 3.0%
765 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have you translated Covid-19 related material?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
Yes 59.6%
No 28.0%
No, and I don't expect to 7.8%
Not yet, but I have something in the pipeline 3.2%
Other - N/A 1.4%
990 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

I have my web browser(s) set up to:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 6
Start "fresh" each time I use it/them 40.2%
Always start on a certain page or pages 28.5%
Pick up where I left off the last time I used it/them 23.9%
Other - N/A 7.4%
585 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Have you considered branching into remote interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 5
No 68.8%
Yes 17.2%
I already do that 5.4%
I am in the process of doing so 4.6%
Other - N/A 4.0%
593 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

Remote interpreting has become more important now than ever.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 4
Agree 35.7%
I don't know 32.8%
Partially agree 16.2%
Perhaps, but it is only temporary 11.5%
Other - N/A 1.7%
Disagree 1.5%
Partially disagree 0.6%
661 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (4)] [View this poll]

Work-wise, my prediction is that April for me will be:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 3
A lot quieter 34.8%
I'm not sure what to think yet 20.4%
A bit quieter 16.4%
About the same as usual 13.9%
A bit busier 9.0%
A lot busier 4.3%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1102 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

In comparison to last year, work-wise, my March was...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 1
About the same 26.9%
Much quieter 22.2%
Quieter 20.2%
Busier 15.2%
Much busier 10.4%
I don't know 3.0%
Other - N/A 2.0%
835 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Given recent world events, do you find yourself with more time on your hands?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 31
Yes, a lot 28.9%
Yes, a bit 26.6%
Not really 20.6%
Not at all, quite the opposite 14.8%
It's about the same for me 8.2%
Other - N/A 0.9%
890 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

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