All the Asian Proficiency Test you need to know

Proficiency tests: evaluating your translators’ skills Globalization in recent years has boosted the growing numbers of bilingual individuals. In our society it is nowadays normal for people to be fluent…

Improving your linguists by giving the right feedback

Professional translation work doesn’t happen in a day. Respected translation companies have numerous teams, which handle different parts of the project, putting all of their efforts in executing the project…

Using a company style guide to improve translation quality

Every person has a unique style of communication, something that makes them unique and recognizable. In business it is the same with each company, the brand they represent, the people…

How to work with different generations of translators?

As a rule, translators usually work as freelancers. To a large extent, working as a freelancer protects translators from age discrimination. However, by the way, they perform and carry out…

The differences between Native Speakers and Philologists

What is philology? Let us start by answering the question “What is a philologist?” Philology was born and brought to us by the era of the Renaissance. Initially, its functions…

The reasons linguist freelancers are leaving your company

It’s true that there are plenty of fish in the sea. But is this statement also true in the translation and localization industry, where you can’t afford to compromise with…

The similarities of interpreter and translator

Interpreting and translation are the two most common practices in the world of linguistics. Although they are closely related to each other, they share a lot of similarities and have…

Can translators be trained?

What does it take to transform a poor or average level Translator into a high-quality one? Is it even possible? We’ll discuss can translators be trained below Having access to…

6 tips to getting picked up by an LSP as a freelance translator

To make it simple, think of it this way – the best way to get picked up by an LSP is by standing out from the crowd. We all know…

The Do’s and Don’ts for Professional Freelancers When Applying with LSPs

Even if you’re the best, it’s not going to get you anywhere if your email isn’t as professional as you state you are. With the upcoming ELIA event in mind,…

Standing out from the crowd: A Translator’s guide to digital marketing

With a large number of in-house translators and an experienced team of project managers, we at 1-StopAsia know a thing or two about how freelancers can build a reputable image…