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Do you engage in small talk with some of your clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 20
It depends on the client/culture 44.8%
Yes 31.9%
No 20.4%
Other 2.9%
658 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you feel some reviewers make changes to translations "just to change something"?
By Eva RUIZ - featured on May 19
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How much of your income are you able to put into savings?
By anonymous - featured on May 18
1 - 10% 24.7%
0% 23.1%
10 - 20% 19.8%
20 - 30% 12.8%
40 - 50% 6.5%
30 - 40% 6.1%
50 - 75% 5.0%
75 - 100% 2.1%
945 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of the texts you translate belong to...
By Serena Tutino - featured on May 17
Engineering/technical 22.1%
Other 18.9%
Marketing 15.8%
Law 13.3%
Medical 13.0%
Business/finance 9.5%
Art/literature 3.7%
Fashion 1.9%
Science 1.7%
Psychology 0.1%
983 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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You accept a new client's job, and then find they have poor feedback from previous translators. You:
By Nadia Said - featured on May 16
Do the job anyway 46.2%
It depends on... (please share) 17.6%
Re-negotiate the conditions of the job 15.6%
Other 13.8%
Reject the job 6.8%
807 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, how long between submitting your quote on a job and the start of work on that job?
By Ruth Sato - featured on May 15
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As a freelancer, I'm going to…
By anonymous - featured on May 14
Stand out 43.6%
Other 20.7%
Hold out 15.5%
Burn out 10.0%
Wear out 4.0%
Opt out 3.5%
Peter out 2.1%
Back out 0.5%
569 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I consider most fellow translators to be:
By anonymous - featured on May 13
A combination of some or all of the above 45.7%
Colleagues 35.4%
Competitors 10.3%
Potential friends 4.5%
Other 3.2%
Mentors 0.9%
650 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you usually unwind and keep fresh for work?
By Christine Andersen - featured on May 12
A mix of things, nothing defined 55.5%
Walking, exercising, playing sports 20.9%
Reading, listening to music 7.3%
Spending time with family/friends 6.3%
Other 6.3%
Crafts, art, playing music 2.3%
Hobbies, collecting 1.5%
743 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How have your rates changed over the past 5 years?
By Leticia Klemetz, CT - featured on May 11
They have increased 43.8%
They have stayed more or less the same 41.9%
I haven't been working for that long yet 8.4%
They have decreased 3.4%
Other 2.4%
818 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these two do you prefer to make up your income?
By anonymous - featured on May 10
One or two big clients 53.1%
Various smaller clients 46.9%
865 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had to work from an office on a desert island which one of the following would you take?
By anonymous - featured on May 9
Other 24.3%
Extra reading material for my down time 22.3%
My music 20.5%
My pet(s) 19.4%
Extra reference material to help with work 13.5%
810 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If money were no object, would you still translate for fun?
By anonymous - featured on May 8
Yes 50.6%
Not sure 28.3%
No 18.7%
Other 2.5%
938 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest), how happy are you at work in general?
By anonymous - featured on May 7
4 47.7%
3 25.6%
5 19.5%
2 4.0%
1 3.2%
719 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you ever follow up with clients who have not contacted you for work in a while?
By anonymous - featured on May 6
No 52.6%
Yes 36.7%
Other 10.8%
622 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these most distinguishes you from others working in your language pair?
By anonymous - featured on May 5
My quality 36.9%
My expertise 25.2%
My years of experience 17.2%
Other 16.9%
My web presence 3.7%
777 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say your current clients are also your ideal clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 4
For the most part, yes 46.6%
Only to a certain extent 31.1%
Yes 10.5%
Not really 9.0%
Not at all 2.9%
870 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you using DeepL or DeepL Pro?
By Rita Utt - featured on May 3
I don't know what that is 62.5%
No 23.8%
Yes 9.3%
No, but I would like to 3.2%
Other 1.2%
896 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you experienced payment-related issues when using a client's translation management system?
By anonymous - featured on May 2
No 55.3%
Yes (please share) 22.1%
None of my clients use a TMS 17.7%
Other 4.9%
711 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Who runs your household?
By anonymous - featured on May 1
It's a team effort 45.8%
I do 25.2%
I do, because I'm the only one 18.3%
Someone other than me 7.6%
Other 3.2%
952 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had the choice, when booking a service, which would you prefer?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 30
It depends on the service involved 67.4%
A service provided by a freelancer 14.3%
A service provided by a company 7.8%
It doesn't matter 6.8%
Other 3.8%
666 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In which of these are you most interested?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 29
Expanding my business (new services, new clients) 42.9%
Running a business that's a steady, well-oiled machine 38.9%
None of the above 9.3%
Scaling down the amount of work I do 5.2%
Getting out of the business to do something else 3.7%
648 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I've been working with my biggest client for:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 28
5 - 10 years 25.7%
1 - 3 years 20.3%
3 - 5 years 18.0%
Over ten years 17.7%
Less than a year 8.5%
I have no clients at the moment 6.0%
I don't know how long 3.7%
913 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When we colonize the moon or Mars, how soon will we need to send translators and interpreters?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 27
There will be no need to send them at all 37.4%
Immediately 32.6%
Whenever, no rush 17.9%
Other (please share) 12.1%
786 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these best describes you in your professional dealings?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 26
Reserved 55.2%
Outspoken 33.1%
Passive 6.6%
Aggressive 5.1%
861 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What motivates you the most?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25
Money 37.0%
Success 15.6%
Family 14.4%
Other (please share) 14.1%
Recognition 12.5%
My faith 6.5%
960 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which of these professions do you think has the most parallels with translation?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 24
Crime Scene Investigator 45.7%
Psychiatrist / Psychologist 19.4%
Cartographer 14.9%
Athlete 5.5%
Beach Bum 4.0%
Welder 3.7%
Hitman 3.7%
Physical Therapist 3.1%
752 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How would you describe your performance in school?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 23
Above average 70.9%
Average 26.3%
Below average 2.8%
780 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I usually use my weekends to...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 22
A combination of some or all of the above 58.8%
Rest, relax, spend time with friends and family 19.3%
Work 8.5%
Get caught up on some work-related tasks 5.0%
Other 3.7%
Take care of non-work related tasks 3.6%
Travel 1.1%
696 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you usually do when you receive a job with a very low rate?
By Konbaz - featured on Apr 21
I turn the job down 34.5%
I ignore it and do not reply 32.5%
I ask for a better rate 23.6%
Other (please share) 7.7%
I send the sender to the spam box 1.7%
859 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Your strategy against inflation/exchange rate fluctuations is...
By Alan Corbo, CT - featured on Apr 20
No particular strategy 40.5%
Adjust your rates accordingly 17.1%
A combination of these 16.7%
Inflation/exchange rate fluctuations are not a problem for me 14.5%
Other 5.5%
Try to reduce expenses 3.3%
Work more hours 2.3%
819 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever applied Feng Shui in your office/work station?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 19
No 76.7%
I don't know what that is 11.3%
Yes 8.9%
I don't know 1.8%
Other 1.3%
935 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you consider the country you are currently living as your home?
By Egmont Schröder - featured on Apr 18
Yes 82.0%
I don't know 9.1%
No 8.9%
1032 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you aware of and prepared for the the European Union's GDPR?
By Paulo Caldeira - featured on Apr 17
I don't know 46.4%
No preparation is needed on my part 21.8%
Yes, I am aware but not prepared 19.5%
Other (please share) 6.6%
Yes, I am aware and prepared 5.7%
836 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What would most surprise St Jerome if he were to look at translation today?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 16
The technology involved 50.5%
The quickness with which most things get translated 16.0%
Other (please share) 12.7%
The number of translators 7.9%
The things that get translated 7.7%
The money involved in translation 5.1%
661 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you make time for your partner when you're busy?
By Adél Durst - featured on Apr 15
It's not a problem/my partner understands what I do 41.2%
I don't have a partner 26.6%
I alter my working hours 14.4%
Other (please share) 6.1%
It's not a problem/my partner does what I do too 5.3%
I don't know 4.7%
Actually, my partner left me because of my job 1.3%
Actually, I left my partner because of my job 0.3%
638 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Every freelancer needs their own office.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 14
True 40.5%
It depends on... (please share) 29.9%
False 29.6%
879 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What internet speed do you NEED to be efficient as a translator?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 13
I don't know 32.8%
100 Mbps or more 13.7%
Between 50 and 100 Mbps 12.7%
I'm OK with under 10 Mbps 10.4%
Around 10 Mbps is fine 9.8%
Between 25 and 50 Mbps 9.0%
Between 10 and 25 Mbps 8.6%
Other 3.0%
868 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"April showers bring..."
By anonymous - featured on Apr 12
No change in my workload 50.0%
More work 27.9%
Less work 12.9%
Other (please share) 9.2%
868 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) concern you?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 11
I don't even know what that is 44.8%
Not really 26.6%
Yes 15.5%
Not at all 8.7%
Other 4.5%
866 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How would you rate the first quarter of 2018, work-wise?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10
Very good 21.2%
Good 20.6%
Average 17.1%
Not too good 16.2%
Excellent 15.6%
Terrible 7.2%
I don't know 2.2%
1040 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I tend to eat:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Less when I am busy with work 38.2%
About the same whether I'm busy or not 33.4%
More when I am busy with work 14.6%
I don't know, I'm too busy working to check 9.5%
Other 4.3%
767 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you avoid watching the dubbed version of a film or show when possible?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 8
Yes 61.2%
I don't mind dubbing 15.6%
It depends on... (please share) 11.3%
Other 6.3%
I prefer the show/film be dubbed 5.7%
654 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find it difficult to stay up to date with news and tech related to your work?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
Not really 40.6%
I don't really try to stay up to date 25.3%
Yes 16.2%
No 15.0%
Other 2.9%
827 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My workload right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 6
Pretty full 28.0%
Comfortable 26.7%
A bit on the light side 20.2%
What workload? 13.0%
Too much to handle 9.6%
Other 2.5%
1002 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever submitted a translation test and received no reply?
By Osama Elalwany - featured on Apr 5
Yes 77.3%
No 22.7%
939 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you make a good language teacher?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 4
I am/have been a good language teacher 35.0%
I don't think so 28.9%
I think so 14.6%
I don't know 11.2%
I am/have been a language teacher, and no 8.3%
Other 2.1%
975 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which do you usually find more enjoyable, the start or the end of a project?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 3
The end 44.0%
Never thought about it 29.0%
The start 20.9%
Other 6.1%
838 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many regular clients do you have at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 2
4 - 6 33.1%
3 17.8%
2 13.0%
7 - 10 12.0%
None 9.3%
1 7.8%
16 or more 4.0%
11 - 15 3.0%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you a member of a local translators/interpreters association?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 1
No 60.4%
Yes 27.8%
There are none where I live 9.0%
Other 2.8%
677 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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