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HOW DO I GET INFO ON A TRANSLATION AGENCY?
Thread poster: Emilio Gironda

Emilio Gironda  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:55
English to Spanish
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Nov 17, 2001

I have just started a work relationship with an Agency and would like to have some information about it, of course. I think I am giving good use of my right to know whether I am \"in good hands\" or not.



So, the name of the Agency:

Choice Translating&Interpreting, CTI from North Carolina. Also, their pay time for completion of the work is net 45-day terms. Is this usual?



Good or bad info on this Agency will be welcome.

Thanks is advance

Emilio
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Maya Jurt  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 04:55
Member (2002)
French to German
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Agencies Nov 18, 2001

Request like this are posted daily at TCR (Translators Client Review)



go to



TCR-subscribe@yahoogroups.com



and subscribe. It\'s free

You can also search their archive to find what has already been said about a specific agency.



Good luck

Maya


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Mats Wiman  Identity Verified
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Ask your collagues! Nov 18, 2001

I would work for them again.



45 might have to be accepted



Mats Wiman


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Marco Vrieling  Identity Verified
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Subscribe to TCR Nov 18, 2001

Subscribe to the Translator Client Review newsgroup TCR-subscribe@yahoogroups.com (via Yahoo! e-groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TCR). This is the place for translators to find out whether an agency is reliable or not.



Good luck,



Marco


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Emilio Gironda  Identity Verified
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Thanks Nov 18, 2001

Thank you Matt. But, do you happen to know the Agency directly?



Emilio


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Karin Walker  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 04:55
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Yahoogroups Nov 18, 2001

Hi there,



you can join TCR on Yahoogroups. It allows you to place queries on agencies and if the members know anything about it, they will tell you. Some people on PROZ are also members there. Go to yahoogroups.com and search for TCR. Registration is a bit lengthy but might help you with your \"problem\".



HTH

Karin


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yacine  Identity Verified
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subscribe to a professional mailing list Nov 18, 2001

Dear Emilio,

As Mats said to you, ask your colleagues.

I can not help you my self as I do not work with Spanish

I would advise you to subscribe to a professional union for translators. If you live in Italy, become member of the Associazione Italiana per Traduttori e Interpreti. You can look at their website.

They also have a mailing list commom to all its members. They will help you out

This is what I would do myself if I were in your shoes.

Yacine



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