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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. 34.0%
Ask interview type questions. 27.9%
Give them a flat out no. 25.1%
Give them work. 6.5%
Ask for their business card. 6.5%
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Suppose that you get several job offers together but you can only accept one. Your criterion to sele
By Manuel Martín-Iguacel - featured on Aug 22, 2006
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Which would you consider the most user-friendly?
By Dina Abdo - featured on Aug 21, 2006
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Do you agree to your translation fees being reduced on the basis of Trados repetition analysis?
By HelenG - featured on Aug 19, 2006
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Do you rely on your intuition for your translation work?
By Elías Sauza - featured on Aug 17, 2006
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How many different translation/proofreading projects do you usually work on at the same time?
By Nicole Johnson - featured on Aug 16, 2006
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What do you use as the home page of your browser?
By sandrita - featured on Aug 15, 2006
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Do you ever start to work in the morning without being dressed properly (e.g. in your pajamas?)
By Carla Schaudt - featured on Aug 14, 2006
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Have you ever suffered from keyboard related "repetitive strain injuries"?
By Athanasios F - featured on Aug 13, 2006
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Have the CAT tool translation memories impaired your own human memory?
By claudia bagnardi - featured on Aug 11, 2006
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How often do you refer to paper-based reference materials?
By Paul Appleyard - featured on Aug 10, 2006
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What is your rate (relative to your normal one) for an urgent job requiring work all night?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Aug 9, 2006
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What percentage of your work comes from other countries?
By Paul Appleyard - featured on Aug 8, 2006
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While looking for a very specific and rare term, which source do you tend to trust the most?
By Maciej Andrzejczak - featured on Aug 7, 2006
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What percentage of your assignments do you translate using a CAT Tool?
By Rosa Maria Duenas Rios (X) - featured on Aug 5, 2006
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How likely would you work with a demanding and annonying client again?
By Hikmat Gumilar - featured on Aug 4, 2006
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What would you do if a regular client insists that you do a job outside your specialization
By Ma. Fernanda Blesa - featured on Aug 3, 2006
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If you were a final client, would you prefer engaging an agency or a freelancer?
By Levan Namoradze - featured on Aug 2, 2006
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If you are not interested in a job offered to you by email, what do you do?
By Ramona Ali - featured on Aug 1, 2006
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Would you agree with lowering the weekly limits of KudoZ questions to 45/15 for member/non-members?
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on Jul 31, 2006
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Do you ever do mini-jobs (1-2 sentences) for free?
By Nesrin - featured on Jul 28, 2006
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As a freelance translator/interpreter, what do you mostly need to improve?
By Nathalie Reis - featured on Jul 27, 2006
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What percentage of translation tests have you have completed have actually resulted in a paid job?
By Patricia Fierro, M. Sc. - featured on Jul 26, 2006
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Do you include Translator Notes in your documents?
By BelkisDV - featured on Jul 25, 2006
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Do you think that cat tools could lead you to a more literal translation?
By Alicia Casal - featured on Jul 24, 2006
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In technical translations, do you convert between bar and psi?
By Rebecca Garber - featured on Jul 23, 2006
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What is the main way used by potential employers and clients to get in touch with you?
By Anne Spitzmueller - featured on Jul 21, 2006
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How much of your income is from your biggest client?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 20, 2006
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Literary or non-literary translations? Which makes you happier?
By claudia bagnardi - featured on Jul 19, 2006
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How far would you travel to attend a powwow?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 18, 2006
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Who is the main breadwinner in your family?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 17, 2006
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Would you work for a regular client at a fixed salary?
By Ramona Ali - featured on Jul 16, 2006
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what do you do if a client offers you a large project but asks for a discount on your rates?
By Ma. Fernanda Blesa - featured on Jul 14, 2006
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You main motivation for answering kudoz questions is
By anonymous - featured on Jul 13, 2006
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Do you own a BlackBerry?
By Aisha Maniar - featured on Jul 12, 2006
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Do you find most of the material you translate to be
By Patricia Rosas - featured on Jul 10, 2006
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Worse ellapsed period from due date of payment
By Giorgio Tenedios - featured on Jul 10, 2006
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Contest of the week: García Márquez vs Hermann Hesse. Whose works do you like best?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 8, 2006
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Do you contact your customers after delivery to see whether they are satisfied with the job?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 7, 2006
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What was the largest project you ever worked on? (the part you actually translated)
By Ara Mkrtchyan (X) - featured on Jul 5, 2006
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While translating do you tend to use older constructions or modern more updated constructions?
By Brandis (X) - featured on Jul 4, 2006
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In average, how often do you visit proz.com?
By Leanne Evans - featured on Jul 3, 2006
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What do you like least about being a translator?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 2, 2006
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What do you prefer to read at your leisure?
By Vladimir Dubisskiy - featured on Jul 1, 2006
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Where do you work?
By Orla Ryan - featured on Jun 29, 2006
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On average, do you feel you get enough sleep?
By Marion Schimmelpfennig - featured on Jun 29, 2006
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How often do you attend to any activity related to education in your career as a translator?
By Lorenia Rincon - featured on Jun 27, 2006
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Would you like to be a site moderator?
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on Jun 26, 2006
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Do you understand what you translate?
By Nicolas Coyer (X) - featured on Jun 25, 2006
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How did you find out about ProZ.com?
By Niraja Nanjundan (X) - featured on Jun 24, 2006
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Would you be willing to act as mentor guiding new users in ProZ.com?
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on Jun 22, 2006
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