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Time and task management (post-conference thoughts)

This is the second post in my series following a translation conference held in Warsaw, Poland on the first weekend of October. Today I am going to talk about time and task management and refer to Monika Rozwarzewska’s excellent presentation entitled “Umiejętne zarządzanie środowiskiem pracy tłumacza” (“Effective management of translator’s working …

Translator's rates – how to work them out

It seems to me that this is one of the fundamental questions that you need to be able to answer: How to quote? How to work out your translation rates? In this week’s post I shall try to help you out with this.

Interview with a translator with 15+ years of experience

As promised, I conducted an interview with a translation and localization professional that I know quite well. I wouldn’t say I know him very well, because he always surprises me with  his wealth of knowledge and how he deals with things. Please meet my very own father – a successful translator …

How To Organise Your Home Workplace

Having worked in an office on a 9-5 basis, I think the beauty of going freelance is being able to work from home. But in order to do that, I had to organise myself in such a way that would be practical, convenient and motivating me to work.