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What do you do when a casual acquaintance tells you they can translate and wants to work with you?
Give them a flat out no. 34.7%
Tell them to send you a resume. 27.7%
Ask interview type questions. 26.0%
Ask for their business card. 6.0%
Give them work. 5.8%
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Are you capable of working on two or more projects at the same time?
By Paola Giardina - featured on Dec 22, 2017
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Have any of your clients gone out of business over the past year?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 21, 2017
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How often do you usually buy new dictionaries or reference material?
By Michael Powers (PhD) - featured on Dec 20, 2017
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What % of your freelance income goes to your rent or mortgage (home/office space)?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 19, 2017
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How have your rates changed over the last 3 years?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 18, 2017
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Do you pick up new words for your translations from the media (TV, radio, cinema, etc.)?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Dec 17, 2017
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Formal or friendly: which do you most use with new clients?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 16, 2017
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Do your clients send you cards and/or presents during the holidays?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 15, 2017
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Are you sending cards and/or presents to your clients for the holidays?
By Nina Khmielnitzky - featured on Dec 14, 2017
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Do you plan on working or being available during the Christmas and year-end holidays?
By Marlene Blanshay - featured on Dec 13, 2017
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Do you keep record of all the projects you've worked on?
By Carla Lopes - featured on Dec 12, 2017
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What is the sound environment like in your workspace?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 11, 2017
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Would you prefer to spend more, or less, time translating than you currently do?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 10, 2017
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Do you accept test translations?
By Robert Daraban - featured on Dec 9, 2017
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When learning something new for work, in general I prefer:
By anonymous - featured on Dec 8, 2017
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What has been the longest period when you had little or no work?
By Little Woods - featured on Dec 7, 2017
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Would you accommodate a client who asks you to insert errors into your work?
By Giuseppina Gatta, MA (Hons) - featured on Dec 6, 2017
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In your experience, which of these is most time-consuming?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 5, 2017
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Who do you prefer working for?
By Patricia García González - featured on Dec 4, 2017
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Should a freelancer observe their local holidays?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 3, 2017
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Do you accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment?
By Andriy Yasharov - featured on Dec 2, 2017
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Do you have professional goals for the coming year?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 1, 2017
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Have you done a translation of a language you can't speak with an automatic translator?
By Susana E. Cano Méndez - featured on Nov 30, 2017
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Worst phobia afflicting language professionals?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 29, 2017
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Do you have some skills that "go to waste" as a freelance translator/interpreter?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 28, 2017
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When a client is dissatisfied, I can usually correct the problem to their satisfaction.
By anonymous - featured on Nov 27, 2017
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Is your reading material lately related to your work?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 26, 2017
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Does your work volume increase or decrease around this time of year?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 25, 2017
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I see myself as a freelance translator for:
By Henrik Pipoyan - featured on Nov 24, 2017
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On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate your work-life balance?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 23, 2017
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Do you think you offer better value than average in your language pair?
By Anne Lee - featured on Nov 22, 2017
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Would you recommend any books on freelance translation to beginners?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 21, 2017
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Have you suffered from burnout this year?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 20, 2017
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Is getting started as a freelancer more difficult than in other jobs?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 19, 2017
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Work-wise, has 2017 been better, or worse, than 2016?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 18, 2017
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How many fingers do you use for typing?
By Daniel Frisano - featured on Nov 17, 2017
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Do you think today, in the Internet age, it is necessary to have business cards?
By Claudia Vicens Burow - featured on Nov 16, 2017
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Are you currently living outside the country in which you were born?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 15, 2017
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Approximately what percentage of the first draft of your translations makes it to the end unchanged?
By Gianni Pastore - featured on Nov 14, 2017
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Have you studied the semantic and/or syntactic differences between your source and target languages?
By Ma.Elena Carrión de Medina - featured on Nov 13, 2017
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Have you ever seen one of your old translations and been shocked at how bad it was?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 12, 2017
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Has LinkedIn proved useful to you in getting work?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 11, 2017
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Which of these traits is most important to a good translator/interpreter?
By Nicole Blanc - featured on Nov 10, 2017
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Has Facebook proved useful to you in getting work?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 9, 2017
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Have contacts you made at powwows or other translator gatherings led to work?
By José Joaquín Navarro - featured on Nov 8, 2017
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Do you think DeepL is something for human translators to worry about?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 7, 2017
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Which best describes your relationship with CAT tools?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 6, 2017
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In the Venn diagram of quality, price and speed, where would you place yourself?
By Mike Wilkinson - featured on Nov 5, 2017
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Would you work on a project that is specifically aimed at improving machine translation?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 4, 2017
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Do you ever worry about carpal tunnel syndrome?
By Zeynab Tajik - featured on Nov 3, 2017
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