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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 02:49
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Feb 23, 2008

There's lots of reasons ranging from the practical to the political to the personal why translators may wish to know the geographic location (country) of a job poster.

Is this information available? If so I can't see it.

TIA


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Stanislaw Czech, MCIL  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:49
Member (2006)
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Have you tried the Blue Board? Feb 23, 2008

It should be available there.

Cheers
Stanislaw


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 02:49
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and if not in the BB? Feb 23, 2008

Stanislaw Czech wrote:

It should be available there.

Cheers
Stanislaw


The poster may well not have a BB record.


[Edited at 2008-02-23 23:15]


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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:49
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A good reason perhaps... Feb 24, 2008

...is that when they don't pay, they don't want to make it easy for you to find them.

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Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Mexico
Local time: 18:49
English to Spanish
It's always there... Feb 24, 2008

About the outsourcer:
Contact person: xxxx
Company: xxxx
Address: xxxx
Country: xxxx

Yeah, I can see it.


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ivo abdman
Indonesia
Local time: 07:49
English to Indonesian
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If you do not want the job let go Feb 24, 2008

If there isn't any clue where their station

please check
1. How long they joined in Proz if any
2. Check their site if any
3. Take the job (or avoid the job)
4. Pray they will pay

I think they do not too stupid to cheat you like this (without give a clue where they live)


Take this job is not good judgment also (its not practice, its real live man)

"manage the risk!, rather than take the risk"

[Edited at 2008-02-24 05:49]


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
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thanks Feb 24, 2008

Yes, I see it when outsourcer info is provided. But since I'm not a member it is hidden in the more recent jobs in which outsourcer info is hidden from me:-)

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 02:49
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Business address is mandatory for job postings (but not always generally visible) Feb 24, 2008

Henry,
...is that when they don't pay, they don't want to make it easy for you to find them.

That would indeed be simple, wouldn't it?

Whilst not necessarily visible to the public, all job posters must enter full contact information in order for their job postings to be approved. In fact, thoroughly checking job poster contact information is one of the tasks that ProZ.com's Jobs moderators have dedicated themselves to: we do not vet jobs with inconsistent or incomplete information.

Best regards,
Ralf


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