Poll: Are you collaborating / cooperating with fellow translators more now than you did 2 years ago?
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Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
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German to English
About the same, Sep 20, 2010

but only because it is difficult to find reliable and competent people!!

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Theo Bernards  Identity Verified
France
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English to Dutch
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"Collaborate" is a big word Sep 20, 2010

But I occasionally refer clients to translators in other language combinations. I see this as a service to the client and the few colleagues on my referrals list may benefit from it. I occasionally get such a referred client, too, and once or twice a year I get an order from it. That is as far as my "collaboration" with fellow translators goes.

Cooperating is a different thing altogether: when I get an assignment from a translation agency, is that collaboration or working for that agency? I see it as the latter, but one can argue it is a form of cooperation.


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Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Italy
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Member (2008)
English to Italian
sometimes Sep 20, 2010

Certainly more than 2 years ago. I have established good work relationships with some colleagues I trust, and for particular projects I ask for their adivce, or also for a complete proofreading, obviously paid, and I do the same for them.

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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
United States
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No Sep 20, 2010

No teamwork for me, I work alone. On the other hand, I don't mind helping colleagues at Proz.

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