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Exploring the freelance advantage: how to stay competitive in the new professional landscape
Date and time: 09:00-11:00, Sunday, 9 June, 2013 NOTE: This session has already been held
Room: A - Porto (150 Plateia)
New demands on the translation industry also mean new demands on freelance translators. In this session, you will learn how new business models, innovation in workflow and management, and offering new services can help you stay competitive. You will also get a chance to look at marketing, social media, and branding for freelancers. After attending this session, you will have the tools and ideas needed to leverage the advantages of working freelance.
Marta Stelmaszak (United Kingdom), Marta Stelmaszak BA (Hons.) DPSI NRPSI
Bio: Marta is a Polish - English translator and interpreter with 6 years of experience, specialising in law, IT, marketing, and business. She is a member of the Management Committee of the Interpreting Division at the Chartered Institute of Linguists. She has been voted a Top 20 Twitterer (@mstelmaszak) and Top 17 Facebook Fan Page in Language Lovers 2012 (WantWords). Marta is a qualified business mentor and a member of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs.