Tag Archives: communication

Guess my name (musing of the day)

Why all the spam and unsolicited emails I receive start with Dear Tomas but emails from wanna-be clients always open with Hi, Hello or Dear translator?

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Six Outsourcers’ Mistakes in Communicating with Freelance Translators

This article is inspired by an excellent piece called ‘10 reasons why I wouldn’t hire you as a translator‘ that provides some insights from outsourcers’ point of view.  And while it precisely describes the mistakes freelance translators make when applying for a job, I got the feeling that something needs be said from the opposite side too.

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