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Your Clients Are Going Global – Can You Keep Up?

Your Clients are Going Global – Can You Keep Up?

As more companies conduct business globally, their printing needs often involve more foreign language translation and typesetting. Being able to meet such growing needs may give your business a major competitive advantage. So, have you considered adding translation and typesetting to your printing offerings?
Need A Quote? What You Should Have Ready, Before You Request Your Translation Quote

Need a quote? What you should have ready, before you request your translation quote

When you need a quote for your translation, you simply call or email the agency and ask for one. What you don’t expect, is the array of questions about your translation from the agency quoting your request. From what format the documents are in, to how you would like the files delivered to you and everything in between –when requesting a quote for translation, or typesetting services, there is certain information that you will be required to provide to the translation agency.
Babel Not: Machine Translation For The Technical Communicator

Babel Not: Machine Translation for the Technical Communicator

Long ago the world had one language and few words. One day, a group of architects decided to write a manual containing sensitive information on the design of a tower they were building in their city. The tower was to reach the sky and would ultimately determine their greatness. Their pride and confidence took over and they soon ignored their boss. As punishment, their boss scattered the architects across the entire earth and made them all speak different languages. This created much confusion, and so the city was named Babel. Many years passed and no-one could unlock the secrets of the tower, at least until the birth of the great Babel Fish.
Seeing The Big Picture – Huiping Iler's Icebreaker Speech At Toastmaster' International

Seeing the Big Picture – Huiping Iler's Icebreaker Speech at Toastmaster' International

A few summers ago, I interviewed a summer student. He was doing his graduate studies in political science at the time. From his resume, I could tell that he had political ambitions. My question for him was, if you had a choice between working as an auto assembly worker and a position in the political science field with long term potential but less pay, which one would you pick? I thought this might have been a fairly difficult question but it did not take him long to reply. "I think I'd work for Chrysler's any day, who can say no to good pay and benefits?"