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Thread poster: Noha Kamal, PhD.

Noha Kamal, PhD.  Identity Verified
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Aug 27, 2007

Hi all,

I happened to come across this job posting yesterday from some company in Turkey. I am sure many of you checked it out, but did you stop to wonder at the incredibly insulting rate they are offering? For the life of me, I cannot imagine how any one in his/her right mind would apply to a job like that? This is outrageous. Rates will continue to stoop even lower unless we chose to ignore employers of that caliber. What are they thinking!


[Edited at 2007-08-28 06:07]

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Yaser Suleiman
Local time: 14:43
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You are right Noha Aug 27, 2007

This is really insulting. What do those people think?!!
I also felt the same as I read this announcement, I thought this is crazy! And I still think no respectful translator would ever accept such prices!! 100000 words, which means way more than 400 Pages for just 1300 USD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is nonsense!!

Best Regards,


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Qutubuddin Khan  Identity Verified
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I could not believe it! Aug 28, 2007


I could not believe it when I was reading it. It is really insulting, as Noha has rightly termed it.

Best Regards,


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