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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. 27.8%
Give them a flat out no. 25.2%
Give them work. 6.5%
Ask for their business card. 6.5%
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How does the Futbol World Cup affect your working schedule?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 21, 2006
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How often do you back up hard disc contents?
By Yolanda Bello Olvera - featured on Jun 20, 2006
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What's the best time for you to work?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 19, 2006
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Do you use messengers?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 17, 2006
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In general, can clients count on you to work during weekends?
By Els Hoefman - featured on Jun 16, 2006
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Have you ever experienced a period of "burn-out"?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 15, 2006
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Do you own a blog?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 14, 2006
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Have you outsourced work without telling your client?
By Henriette Iracabal - featured on Jun 13, 2006
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Do you give a discount for late delivery?
By JaneTranslates - featured on Jun 12, 2006
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Have you ever lied in your CV?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Jun 12, 2006
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What is the worst physical problems you got from working long hours at the computer?
By Larry Salas - featured on Jun 10, 2006
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The new rates calculator (see link) is
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on Jun 9, 2006
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What percent of your working hours are spent translating (vs. marketing, billing, hardware, etc.)?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 7, 2006
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At what stage in a translation do you ask KudoZ questions?
By JaneTranslates - featured on Jun 5, 2006
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Is Pareto's 80/20 rule also applicable to your business?
By Maciej Andrzejczak - featured on Jun 3, 2006
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Would you give a free whole-day training to colleagues?
By Jerzy Czopik - featured on Jun 3, 2006
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Do you charge your customer for extra services (formatting, DTP, PDF, difficult files, OCR)?
By gianfranco - featured on Jun 2, 2006
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How often do you replace your keyboard? Every...
By Dan Marasescu - featured on May 31, 2006
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Would you participate in a Trados whole-day training by a colleague?
By Jerzy Czopik - featured on May 31, 2006
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Do you pre-translate documents using your CAT tool's termbase?
By Miguel Llorens - featured on May 30, 2006
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Do you mentor younger translators who are brand-new to the industry?
By Orla Ryan - featured on May 28, 2006
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How much work have you had recently related to the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Germany?
By Textklick - featured on May 26, 2006
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What time unit do you use to represent your productivity? For instance "words per "
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on May 25, 2006
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What language is spoken in the country you live in?
By Sarah123 - featured on May 24, 2006
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Is ProZ.com a good knowledge management (KM) tool for translators?
By Sam Berner - featured on May 24, 2006
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How many people live in your village/town/city?
By Alison Schwitzgebel - featured on May 22, 2006
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What is your average time between delivery and invoicing?
By Erik Hansson - featured on May 21, 2006
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What unit do you use mostly to quote jobs?
By Christine Laigo (X) - featured on May 20, 2006
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How long have you been translating professionally?/ Do you use CAT tools?
By anonymous - featured on May 18, 2006
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Are you a technical translator?/ Do you use CAT tools?
By anonymous - featured on May 17, 2006
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Do you use CAT tools? / What is your age range?
By Elías Sauza - featured on May 16, 2006
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When business is slow, would you accept a job that pays less than what you normally charge?
By anonymous - featured on May 14, 2006
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Should Proz.com have a book review section?
By Mihai Badea (X) - featured on May 13, 2006
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How long after delivery do you delete translated files?
By Oleg Rudavin - featured on May 12, 2006
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How many POW-WOWS have you attended?
By Christopher Burin - featured on May 10, 2006
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In which format do you usually get your source files?
By Tessa Kiock (X) - featured on May 10, 2006
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What kind of PC & office software you use?
By Jerzy Czopik - featured on May 9, 2006
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Do you do volunteer work?
By Valeria Verholen (X) - featured on May 6, 2006
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How do you proofread your translations?
By Alexa Dubreuil - featured on May 6, 2006
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How you prefer to read a book originally written in a foreign language you know?
By Enrique Cavalitto - featured on May 5, 2006
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Do you prefer working with local agencies or with worldwide agencies?
By Daniela Boito - featured on May 4, 2006
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Do you wait 24 hours before closing a KudoZ question?
By JaneTranslates - featured on May 3, 2006
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Do you read the source text before starting the translation?
By Nicolas Coyer (X) - featured on Apr 30, 2006
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What price policy do you follow with a client who sends you a continuous flow of work?
By Olga B - featured on Apr 29, 2006
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Do you have a quality assurance procedure should your clients require it?
By Oana Apetrei - featured on Apr 28, 2006
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Do you participate in Wikiwords www.wikiwords.org/?
By Zeinab Asfour - featured on Apr 27, 2006
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Do/did you announce your services in a telephone directory?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25, 2006
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Should ProZ.com hold Stammtischs as suggested at www.proz.com/topic/45463?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 24, 2006
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What kind of dictionaries do you mostly use?
By Marisa Schiavi (X) - featured on Apr 23, 2006
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Do you use Proz.com directory text ads?
By Rebecca Hendry - featured on Apr 23, 2006
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