Monthly Archive:: October 2013

ProZ.com community choice awards

Monday morning is looking up: ProZ just announced the winners of this year’s Community Choice awards. Congratulations to everyone who earned this recognition from their colleagues! I’m excited to share the “best podcast” award with my friend and colleague Eve Bodeux for our podcast Speaking of Translation. Note to our husbands: OK, we do sometimes

Translation credentials: what are they and do you need them?

Here’s a very common question from my beginning translation students: “Do I need a…(Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, translation certificate, translator certification, etc.)” with corollaries such as “Am I better off getting a foreign language MA or a translation certificate?” “If I don’t have a Bachelor’s degree but I’m ATA-certified, is that OK?” and so on.