How to work for translation agencies

Format: Webinar presentations

Course summary
Start time:Apr 30, 2009 12:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Date and time:
April 30th from 16 to 18 GMT
Language:inglés
Content
This web seminar will help students to develop required competencies for a successful performance as freelancers for a translation agency.

Subjects covered include:

• How to write a suitable résumé / CV
• How to write a cover letter
• Where translation employers are
• How to choose the right employer
• Translation tests
• CAT Tools
• Work Procedures
• Quality issues and solutions

What will I learn?

The web seminar will:
• help you to find out if freelancing is a good fit for you
• present essential aspects of selection tests
• guide job search
• introduce quality standards in translation industry
• introduce a wide range of CAT tools
• give key tips for industry best practices

What’s included?

• Tutor-led instruction, exercises, and corrective feedback
• List of translation agencies
• Certificate

Bio

With almost ten years in localization industry -performing translating, editing, proofreading and project management duties- Johanna has also experience as Translation Professor and Copywriter. She holds a B.A. in Applied Linguistics and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Universidad de Santiago de Chile. She also holds Business English and Terminology Certificates, among others.
From her experience as in-house and freelance translator & proofreader, with local agencies and multinational companies, she has a clear picture of required competencies for a successful career as a freelance translator.
Nowadays, she manage Jangulo.com, a translation agency specialized in Hispanic market. Jangulo works with leading LSPs and companies from around the world offering a wide-range of services, from translation to DTP and creative writing.
System requirements
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For PC-based Users

• Required: Windows® 2000, XP, 2003 Server or Vista
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 2.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or later
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (mic & speakers)

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

Please click here to test your connectivity before the webinar.
Registration & Payment information
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If you have any questions, please contact the Training Coordinator, Soledad, at soledad@proz.com

Minimum 9 studenst to have this session.
Trainer
J_Angulo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: With ten years in translation and localization industry -performing translating, editing, proofreading and project management duties- Johanna has also experience as Translation Professor, Content Developer and Copywriter. She holds a B.A. in Applied Linguistics and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. She is also a Certified Localisation Professional by The Institute
of Localisation Professionals. Nowadays, she works as Operations Manager for Jangulo, a localization company which works with leading LSPs and companies from around the world offering a wide-range of services, from translation to creative writing..


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