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Should a client send rejection notices to everyone who isn't chosen for a project?
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Have you ever delivered a translation in the wrong language?
By Rosa Enciso - featured on May 1, 2016
No, never 90.8%
Yes, once or twice 5.3%
Other - N/A 3.4%
Yes, many times 0.6%
715 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When you need to buy new hardware for your office/workstation, how do you usually choose?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Apr 30, 2016
I do a price/quality analysis 26.0%
I research online 25.9%
I ask friends/family/colleagues for advice 19.2%
I tend to purchase within a specific brand 11.1%
Other - N/A 10.3%
I let the shop expert advise me 7.5%
865 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that reviewers should be asked to sign a professional code of ethics?
By Alexander Schleber - featured on Apr 29, 2016
Yes 39.2%
No 35.7%
Other - N/A 25.1%
880 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you in a situation in which a single client accounts for a significant part of your income?
By Alan Corbo, CT - featured on Apr 28, 2016
Yes 48.3%
No 45.2%
Other - N/A 6.5%
1084 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you usually suffer from migraines as a result of your work?
By Mohammed Fahim - featured on Apr 27, 2016
No 80.4%
Yes 11.5%
Other - N/A 8.1%
1065 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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On average, how long does it take you to translate 1000 words in your primary language combination?
By Mary Worby - featured on Apr 26, 2016
Between 2 and 3 hours 35.9%
Between 1 and 2 hours 32.2%
> 4 hours 14.9%
Other - N/A 10.2%
< 1 hour 6.8%
1117 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What's the best professional decision you've ever made?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25, 2016
To become a freelancer 41.1%
Other - N/A 19.0%
To join ProZ.com 13.5%
To specialize in a field 11.2%
To buy a CAT tool 8.5%
To search for direct clients 5.5%
To get an accountant/lawyer 1.2%
802 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many projects did you complete last year?
By Dmitrie Highduke - featured on Apr 24, 2016
< 100 33.6%
Between 101 and 300 24.9%
Other - N/A 19.3%
Between 301 and 500 11.3%
> 701 6.0%
Between 501 and 700 4.9%
699 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which is the ideal project size?
By Marinus Vesseur - featured on Apr 23, 2016
Between 1,001 and 4,000 words 26.8%
It depends 23.0%
Between 4,001 and 9,000 words 19.3%
Between 9,001 and 14,000 words 9.9%
> 20,001 words 9.6%
Between 14,001 and 20,000 words 5.5%
< 1,000 words 4.2%
Other - N/A 1.8%
949 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If available, do you use the localized version of ProZ.com in your native language?
By Erik Hansson - featured on Apr 22, 2016
No 65.0%
Yes 23.0%
Other - N/A 12.0%
957 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In my household, we speak
By anonymous - featured on Apr 21, 2016
Our common first language 58.5%
Other - N/A 17.8%
My spouse's/partner's language 16.5%
A second language we have in common 6.0%
A third language we have in common 1.2%
1003 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"Translators are naturally pedantic and obsessive."
By Mark Nathan - featured on Apr 20, 2016
I don't agree 42.9%
I partially agree 41.2%
I completely agree 9.1%
Other - N/A 6.8%
1066 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do your rates differ depending on project size?
By Jorge Herran - featured on Apr 19, 2016
No 54.9%
Yes 31.9%
Other - N/A 13.2%
1033 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been ashamed of a translation you made?
By Maria Tulbure - featured on Apr 18, 2016
Yes, once or twice 46.9%
No, never 43.2%
Other - N/A 5.6%
Yes, many times 4.3%
836 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have insurance for your work equipment (PCs, printers, etc.)?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 17, 2016
No 80.3%
Yes 14.9%
Other - N/A 4.8%
725 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When do you usually work?
By Katrin Klincker-Kroth - featured on Apr 16, 2016
All day long 49.2%
It depends 30.0%
In the morning 9.2%
In the evening 5.7%
At night 3.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
1017 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use Pinterest to promote your business?
By TB CommuniCAT - featured on Apr 15, 2016
No 71.6%
What is Pinterest? 25.0%
Yes 2.0%
Other - N/A 1.4%
1061 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your country, is translation considered one of the most respectable fields of study?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Apr 14, 2016
No 77.6%
Other - N/A 14.7%
Yes 7.7%
1106 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received more translation job offers since you purchased CAT tool(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 13, 2016
Yes, definitely 32.5%
No, not really 28.3%
I don't use CAT tools 14.4%
I don't know 13.7%
Other - N/A 11.1%
1021 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find that 'fuzzies' take as much time as 'no match' segments to translate?
By Mikolaj Korzistka - featured on Apr 12, 2016
Yes, sometimes 66.7%
Yes, always 13.8%
Other - N/A 12.9%
No, never 6.6%
1006 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which age range do you belong to?
By Ravi Kumar - featured on Apr 11, 2016
41 to 60 47.8%
21 to 40 42.8%
61 to 80 8.4%
81 to 100 0.6%
< than 20 0.3%
948 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you work with desktop publishing software, such as Indesign?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10, 2016
Never 76.6%
Rarely 13.4%
Yes 5.1%
Other - N/A 4.7%
Usually 0.1%
740 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which is the most common combination of professions one may have in your country?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9, 2016
Translator and interpreter 39.3%
Teacher and translator 31.5%
Other - N/A 22.4%
Writer and translator 6.2%
Illustrator and translator 0.3%
Actor and translator 0.2%
870 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever sent the invoice of a client to another one?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Apr 8, 2016
No, never 77.8%
Yes, once or twice 19.0%
Other - N/A 2.6%
Yes, many times 0.7%
1071 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever rejected jobs to boost your prestige?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7, 2016
No, never 55.1%
Yes, once or twice 19.2%
Other - N/A 16.8%
Yes, many times 8.9%
983 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you accept to provide interpreting services in a conflict zone?
By xxxDr Howard Ca - featured on Apr 6, 2016
No 53.3%
Other - N/A 19.4%
Perhaps 19.2%
Yes 8.1%
979 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you provide language training services via Skype?
By Chakib Roula - featured on Apr 5, 2016
No, never 48.9%
I am not a language trainer 40.1%
Rarely 4.2%
Other - N/A 2.4%
Yes 2.3%
Sometimes 2.1%
1134 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The music I listen to enriches my translation abilities
By Mario Chavez - featured on Apr 4, 2016
No 42.4%
Perhaps 21.7%
I don't know 14.5%
Yes, definitely 12.9%
Other - N/A 8.5%
799 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you generally write all-figure dates?
By Sheila Wilson - featured on Apr 3, 2016
DD/MM/YYYY 67.4%
Other - N/A 18.7%
MM/DD/YYYY 8.9%
YYYY-MM-DD 4.9%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many budgets that you prepare are accepted by your clients?
By Mercè Pallarols - featured on Apr 2, 2016
Most of them 43.7%
Some of them 22.0%
Other - N/A 22.0%
All of them 6.4%
Few of them 5.9%
810 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your opinion, the minimum rates suggested by your local translators' association are
By Susana Magnani - featured on Apr 1, 2016
I don't know 38.9%
Low 19.0%
Just right 15.4%
Other - N/A 15.2%
High 11.5%
939 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In your opinion, which of these services generates more income?
By tilak raj - featured on Mar 31, 2016
Interpreting 31.9%
Translation 27.7%
It depends 19.7%
I don't know 16.7%
Other - N/A 3.4%
Transcription 0.7%
1051 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you in a busy season workwise?
By Helena Grahn - featured on Mar 30, 2016
No 32.3%
Yes 31.3%
More or less 30.9%
Other - N/A 5.4%
1067 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use the Pomodoro Technique to manage your time?
By Samuel Sebastian Holden Bramah - featured on Mar 29, 2016
What is the Pomodoro Technique? 73.8%
No 19.3%
Yes 4.0%
Other - N/A 3.0%
987 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been disappointed when meeting foreign clients personally?
By Nicole Blanc - featured on Mar 28, 2016
Other - N/A 56.1%
No, not at all 29.1%
Rarely 7.0%
Yes, sometimes 6.5%
Yes, usually 1.2%
642 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you charge the same rates for cloud-based translation environments as for traditional CAT tools?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Mar 27, 2016
Other - N/A 47.3%
Yes 28.5%
It depends 18.8%
No 5.4%
592 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to agencies, I usually prefer to work with
By Susana Magnani - featured on Mar 26, 2016
It depends 53.1%
Small organizations 28.6%
Large organizations 7.8%
Other - N/A 6.9%
I do not work with agencies 3.6%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever lost progress of your job by pressing the "Don't Save" button?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 25, 2016
No, never 44.5%
Yes, once or twice 40.3%
Other - N/A 7.8%
Yes, several times 7.3%
905 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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As a sworn translator, have you ever been asked to stamp translations made by others?
By Susana E. Cano Méndez - featured on Mar 24, 2016
No, I'm not a sworn translator 66.1%
No, I have never been asked to do this 11.5%
Yes, but I haven't accepted 10.4%
Other - N/A 6.3%
Yes, and I have accepted 5.8%
934 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many times a dictionary you bought happened to be really bad?
By Monika Jakacka Márquez - featured on Mar 23, 2016
Rarely 36.3%
Never 29.6%
From time to time 18.5%
Other - N/A 10.7%
Quite often 4.1%
It happens all the time 0.8%
928 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many of your current clients have asked you to lower your rates?
By Carla Lopes - featured on Mar 22, 2016
None of them 52.9%
A few 31.5%
Many of them 8.2%
Other - N/A 5.9%
All of them 1.6%
1067 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever used the motto 'I have work to do' as an excuse not to do something?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on Mar 21, 2016
Yes, many times 46.2%
Yes, once or twice 31.3%
No, never 14.3%
Other - N/A 8.2%
769 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Which version of Windows do you currently use?
By Peishun CHIANG - featured on Mar 20, 2016
Windows7 41.9%
Other - N/A 24.9%
Windows8 19.6%
Windows XP 6.3%
I don't use Windows 5.1%
Windows Vista 2.3%
750 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Should a linguist stick to quality or deadline?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 19, 2016
It depends 34.6%
Quality 34.3%
Other - N/A 22.5%
Deadline 8.6%
947 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you like someone to work for your clients in your place while you go on vacation?
By Irene Koukia - featured on Mar 18, 2016
No, I would not trust anyone 43.3%
Yes, if they are trustworthy 38.6%
Other - N/A 18.1%
963 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you come across abbreviations while translating?
By Anatolian - featured on Mar 17, 2016
Usually 40.1%
Sometimes 29.9%
Always 22.9%
Rarely 4.4%
Other - N/A 2.4%
Never 0.3%
1014 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use a PO box business address?
By Oliver Lawrence - featured on Mar 16, 2016
No 84.1%
What's that? 9.4%
Yes 4.7%
Other - N/A 1.9%
1024 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think that the payment morale of clients has deteriorated over the last few years?
By Patrick John Burhorn - featured on Mar 15, 2016
No 35.3%
I don't know 35.0%
Yes 24.7%
Other - N/A 5.1%
1026 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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For those with no other income, how many hours do you usually work a week?
By Ben Harrison - featured on Mar 14, 2016
30 - 40 22.9%
40 - 50 22.9%
It depends 22.1%
20 - 30 14.2%
> 50 12.1%
< 20 5.9%
752 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of my clients are from:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 13, 2016
Countries all around the world 40.7%
My country of residence 29.8%
Countries of my target/source language 25.1%
Other - N/A 4.4%
708 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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