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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. 33.9%
Ask interview type questions. 28.1%
Give them a flat out no. 24.9%
Give them work. 6.7%
Ask for their business card. 6.4%
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Do you live in your native country?
By Olivia MAHÉ - featured on Nov 10, 2006
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What percentage of your clients is in your country of residence?
By Viktoria Gimbe - featured on Nov 9, 2006
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What quality do you think is most important when choosing a translator?
By Henrik Pipoyan - featured on Nov 7, 2006
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A job is posted with no contact data but the outsourcer has an LWA average of 4. Do you still apply?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 5, 2006
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Do you use public libraries as a resource for your translations?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 2, 2006
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Do you determine if a KudoZ answer is right or wrong based on the number of Google hits?
By texjax DDS PhD - featured on Nov 2, 2006
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KudoZ questions allow just words - what about putting images as well?
By Fabio Descalzi - featured on Oct 31, 2006
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Should translation be a regulated profession?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 30, 2006
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If you get really sick when you are on deadline, what do you do?
By Nicole Johnson - featured on Oct 26, 2006
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Please select the option that best describes you:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 25, 2006
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Would it be good for ProZ.com to attract more potential direct clients asking for translators?
By Fabio Descalzi - featured on Oct 24, 2006
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Who are your main customers?
By Marina Lara Petersen - featured on Oct 23, 2006
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How busy are you this week?
By Natalia Zudaire - featured on Oct 21, 2006
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How much time did it take you before you had enough translations to work on them full time (40 hours
By Eleonora Timmons Militano - featured on Oct 20, 2006
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How would you rate on average the response time of ProZ.com's Support?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 18, 2006
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You are asked to do an assignment for a company whose ethics you disapprove of. What do you do?
By Fiona Paterson - featured on Oct 17, 2006
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On average, how many hours a week do you work?
By Tim van den Oudenhoven - featured on Oct 16, 2006
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Do you have your fixed working hours although working at home?
By Inga Jakobi - featured on Oct 14, 2006
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Do you prefer viewing a document before taking on a job?
By Norman Buhagiar - featured on Oct 12, 2006
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When you outsource, how much of the payment do you usually keep for yourself?
By Nesrin - featured on Oct 11, 2006
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When you have several pending projects, in which order do you complete them?
By Reed James - featured on Oct 10, 2006
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How do you rate ease of use of the [LINK='/quick_profile']new profile updater[/LINK]? (Please commen
By anonymous - featured on Oct 9, 2006
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What is the proportion of the time that you use for translation and interpretation?
By Steffen Walter - featured on Oct 6, 2006
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How do you dispose of hardcopies of confidential documents?
By Nicole Schnell - featured on Oct 5, 2006
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Are you active on the ProZ.com's forums?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 4, 2006
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Did you know Sep. 30 is International Translation Day?
By humbird - featured on Oct 2, 2006
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What % of your invoices are paid on time?
By Konstantin Kisin - featured on Sep 29, 2006
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Do you lower your standard rates in order to get some jobs?
By Valérie Oliveira (X) - featured on Sep 28, 2006
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On average, how many e-mails do you send per day?
By Andres & Leticia Enjuto - featured on Sep 26, 2006
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In your country is there a fixed/official price for translation/interpreting?
By gianfranco - featured on Sep 25, 2006
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Do you read through the text before you start translating?
By Marketa Dolezalova (X) - featured on Sep 22, 2006
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Do you negotiate your deadlines with your clients?
By Monika Coulson - featured on Sep 21, 2006
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Have you read the manuals of the tools you are using?
By Harry Bornemann - featured on Sep 20, 2006
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How many kids do you have?
By Vladimir Dubisskiy - featured on Sep 18, 2006
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How often do you defragment and clean up the hard disk of your computer?
By Manuela Junghans - featured on Sep 16, 2006
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If you absolutely had to choose, what would it be?
By Maria Rosich Andreu - featured on Sep 14, 2006
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How have your average rates evolved in the last 12 months? They...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13, 2006
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What do you do (sports) to maintain your bio-rhythm
By Brandis (X) - featured on Sep 11, 2006
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How many Internet browser windows/tabs do you have open while working?
By Manuel Martín-Iguacel - featured on Sep 10, 2006
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What % of your overall working time is spent bidding for or actively seeking new jobs?
By Antonio Barros - featured on Sep 8, 2006
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How many source words have you translated since this time last year? (total, all pairs)
By Peter Shortall - featured on Sep 6, 2006
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On a typical day at ProZ, where do you spend the most time?
By JaneTranslates - featured on Sep 5, 2006
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Do you raise your rates when the source text is of low linguistic quality?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Sep 4, 2006
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Do you adjust quality depending on rate (better rate gets more)?
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on Sep 3, 2006
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Have you attended powwows in the last year?
By RominaZ - featured on Sep 1, 2006
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Do you live in a country where the native language is your source or target language?
By Fan Gao - featured on Aug 31, 2006
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How many times have you recommended another translator for a job you couldn't accept?
By Norman Buhagiar - featured on Aug 29, 2006
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How long do you usually work on a translation before taking at least a short break?
By Ulrike MacKay - featured on Aug 28, 2006
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When do you close your KudoZ questions? After...
By Klaus Urban - featured on Aug 26, 2006
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With your education and experience, could you earn more doing something other than translation?
By Bill Greendyk - featured on Aug 24, 2006
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