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If I needed more work, I would prefer:
By anonymous
to receive new clients to expand my existing client base 42.9%
that my existing clients sent me greater volume 36.2%
No preference 20.9%
597 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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4928 polls, displaying 101 through 150 Első   Előző 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Következő   Utolsó
How much of your current success would you attribute to luck?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 8, 2019
10 - 25% 20.0%
25 - 50% 19.9%
None of it 16.9%
50 - 75% 13.8%
1 - 10% 13.3%
There's no such thing as luck 9.2%
More than 75% 4.8%
100% 2.1%
769 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do your local universities have programs of study for translation or interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 7, 2019
Yes, they've been around for a while 59.6%
I don't know 16.1%
No 15.1%
Yes, they are newer programs 6.3%
Other - N/A 2.0%
No, but there are plans to introduce programs 0.8%
602 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many work-related "subscriptions" do you have (paid software, other solutions, etc.)?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 6, 2019
1 - 3 58.9%
4 - 7 20.3%
None 15.6%
8 - 11 3.0%
Other - N/A 1.5%
12 - 15 0.6%
More than 15 0.0%
531 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever caught a mistake you've made in a translation after sending it to the client?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 5, 2019
Yes 91.3%
No 5.8%
Other - N/A 2.8%
774 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these client - freelancer scenarios do you find most attractive?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 4, 2019
Just send me the work, let me translate it, and pay me 39.3%
A combination of more than one of the above 28.1%
A "partnership", where certain decisions and approaches are reached together 25.3%
One where I can work closely with a team of translators 3.1%
Other - N/A 2.3%
Something automatic, where no interaction is needed 1.0%
One where I can remain anonymous 0.8%
732 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you noticed an increase in clients who request proof of identity from their translators?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 3, 2019
No 74.6%
Not sure 13.5%
Yes 9.7%
Other - N/A 2.2%
721 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these would you consider the most important in a client?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 2, 2019
Frequency of work 39.1%
Clear communication/guidelines 32.5%
Good vendor/project management/people skills 18.5%
Ample/flexible deadlines 9.9%
736 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you automated any of your work processes in recent years?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 1, 2019
No 44.6%
I don't think anything I do could be automated 22.2%
Yes (please share) 15.9%
No, but I am planning to / thinking about it 11.9%
Other - N/A 5.4%
654 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you work for any clients where the whole translation process is automated?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 30, 2019
No 51.5%
I'm not sure what that means 23.2%
Yes 18.7%
Other - N/A 3.7%
No, but at least one client is planning to implement this 2.4%
I used to, but... (please share) 0.5%
573 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you made any recent changes to your own data and security practices?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 29, 2019
No 72.5%
Yes (please share) 14.0%
No, but I am planning to 9.3%
Other - N/A 4.2%
473 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you noticed any recent improvements in your clients' data and security practices?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 28, 2019
No 75.5%
Yes (please share) 16.6%
Other - N/A 7.9%
579 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Translators of the future will...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 27, 2019
A combination of more than one of these 36.3%
Be more numerous and less skilled 19.1%
Be fewer but better 18.2%
Other - N/A 12.0%
Be simply cogs in a machine 10.2%
Have greater say in the translation process 4.2%
686 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have any of your regular clients introduced new steps in their translation process in the last year?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 26, 2019
No 44.9%
Yes 38.1%
I don't know 14.7%
Other - N/A 2.4%
662 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say that client - translator relationships have changed a lot in the last 5 years?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 25, 2019
Not really 37.1%
I'm not sure 29.8%
Yes (please share) 15.3%
I haven't been in the business that long yet 8.0%
Not at all 7.2%
Other - N/A 2.7%
699 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say the way you translate has changed a lot in the last 5 years?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 24, 2019
Yes 45.0%
Not really 42.0%
I haven't been in the business that long yet 6.3%
Not at all 5.0%
Other - N/A 1.7%
764 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often does the end client of your translation know who you are?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 23, 2019
Not often at all 23.8%
I don't know 21.2%
Never 14.6%
Occasionally 12.1%
Almost always 7.8%
Much of the time 7.4%
About half the time 7.3%
Always 3.4%
Other - N/A 2.4%
618 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you know who the end client of your translations is?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 22, 2019
Almost always 32.1%
Much of the time 18.3%
Always 14.0%
Occasionally 13.6%
Not often at all 9.1%
About half the time 7.8%
Never 2.8%
Other - N/A 2.2%
536 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever missed out on a "dream job/project" while you were away on vacation?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 21, 2019
No 50.6%
Yes, more than once 23.7%
Yes, once 20.8%
Other - N/A 4.9%
630 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you invest part of your income?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 20, 2019
Yes 36.3%
No 27.7%
No, but I'd like to 25.1%
I used to 7.3%
Other - N/A 3.6%
728 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many jobs would you say you have completed so far this year?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 19, 2019
10 - 50 19.1%
50 - 100 16.9%
I don't know and could not estimate 11.5%
0 - 10 11.0%
100 - 150 10.9%
More than 400 9.5%
200 - 300 8.5%
150 - 200 7.8%
300 - 400 4.8%
745 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What is the main reason your clients choose you as their translator rather than someone else?
By Kay-Viktor Stegemann - featured on Sep 18, 2019
The quality I deliver 40.9%
I don't know 18.3%
My field(s) of specialization 14.2%
My reliability/timeliness 13.7%
Other - N/A 4.8%
My rates 3.7%
My capacity/throughput 1.6%
My networking/contacts/advertising/marketing 1.5%
The number of my working languages 0.9%
My passion for language 0.6%
819 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use your computer or the internet in a language other than your native language?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 17, 2019
Yes 63.7%
Sometimes 24.2%
No 11.6%
Other - N/A 0.5%
930 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever felt you don't get the professional recognition from your colleagues that you deserve?
By Mina F. - featured on Sep 16, 2019
No 52.6%
Yes 23.4%
I did, but at the beginning of my career 10.5%
Other - N/A 10.5%
I used to, but ... (please share) 3.1%
555 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is being competitive an advantage in your line of work?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 15, 2019
Yes 36.4%
Occasionally 23.6%
I don't know 21.7%
No 14.6%
Other - N/A 3.7%
508 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you ever have more than one job going at once?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 14, 2019
Yes, often 60.9%
Yes, but not often 32.3%
No 5.2%
Other - N/A 1.6%
765 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, have you ever bitten off more than you can chew?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13, 2019
Yes, a few times 45.1%
I don't think so 16.2%
Yes, several times 15.0%
No 9.3%
Yes, once 8.8%
Yes, a lot 5.6%
772 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In negotiating with clients, which of these would you like to have more of?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 12, 2019
Knowledge of exactly what I should charge 41.4%
Confidence 19.4%
Knowledge of the client 16.0%
Time 13.1%
Other - N/A 10.1%
712 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these would you say you have most of?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 11, 2019
Skill 41.9%
Talent 26.5%
I don't know 23.8%
Other - N/A 7.8%
781 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many clients have you given up because of their mandatory plaform?
By Zibow Retailleau - featured on Sep 10, 2019
None 51.0%
1-5 36.0%
Other - N/A 6.9%
5-10 4.2%
20-25 1.0%
15-20 0.8%
874 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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On a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high), how would you rate your own business-running skills?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 8, 2019
You have not voted on this poll.
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Would you say you have a strong online portfolio for clients to check out?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 7, 2019
No 25.3%
I don't use a portfolio 25.3%
It needs work 20.8%
Yes 13.6%
Not sure 13.4%
Other - N/A 1.5%
663 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I find it difficult to keep good posture while working.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 6, 2019
You have not voted on this poll.
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How many online platforms do you use for work?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 5, 2019
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How do you feel about the deadlines on your jobs in general?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 4, 2019
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About what percentage of your clients pay on time, without delay?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 29, 2019
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Do you use a clipboard manager?
By Jean Dimitriadis - featured on Aug 28, 2019
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Do you think Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already affecting the world of translation?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 27, 2019
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If they invented a way to install translation software directly into our brains, I would:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 26, 2019
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How often do you dream about work?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 25, 2019
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Do you submit personal ID if requested by the client?
By Priscila Wilke - featured on Aug 24, 2019
You have not voted on this poll.
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If you were to shift from your current career, what area would you choose to work in?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Aug 23, 2019
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Have you made, or are you making, plans for your retirement?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 22, 2019
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What helps you most in getting a project?
By Bernhard Sulzer - featured on Aug 17, 2019
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How do you feel about post-editing machine translation (PEMT)?
By Ana Vozone - featured on Aug 13, 2019
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In how many language pairs do you work?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 12, 2019
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How many of your regular clients provide glossaries for the work they give you?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 11, 2019
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Roughly what percentage of your working time you get to use for work?
By Gabriella Vento - featured on Aug 10, 2019
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Do you round up or down on your invoices to avoid amounts with decimals?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 9, 2019
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What is the best music for translation work?
By Omri Ofek Luzon - featured on Aug 6, 2019
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What percentage of your clients are in foreign countries?
By Carlos Heras - featured on Aug 5, 2019
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