Poll: Are you in a busy season workwise?
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This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "Are you in a busy season workwise?".

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neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 20:18
Spanish to English
+ ...
Other Mar 29, 2016

Rather than being too busy, right now I could say I'm in a Goldilocks moment... Just finishing one translation ready for delivery, and another one has just come in for the same client, which will keep me going until tomorrow or Thursday. I don't have my usual backlog of academic articles pending revision either, which is nice. Ticking over nicely, is how I'd describe my situation so far this week (yesterday was a bank holiday). This means that, in addition to working, I'll probably have time to go and do some other non-work-related things, like visit Leroy Merlin...

 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 19:18
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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No Mar 29, 2016

I have been lately in a quiet spell, to compensate for the extremely busy months of last year...

[Edited at 2016-03-29 17:19 GMT]


 

Philippe Etienne  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 20:18
Member
English to French
Other Mar 29, 2016

No busy or quiet season to speak of in my left hemisphere, and always enough work to meet my living standard, obligations and life style when averaged over a year.
However, I feel the translation market has been picking up nicely for the past months in my patch given the amount of work I have to turn down and the increasing visibility in my schedule.
An opportunity for a rate increase?

Philippe


 

Andrea Garfield-Barkworth  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 20:18
Member (2015)
German to English
I am on holiday. Mar 29, 2016

I have been very busy since last summer to the extent that I now truly deserve my 3 week holiday. I am still being sent an average of 5 translations a day though.

 

DianeGM  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:18
Member (2006)
Dutch to English
+ ...
Season? Mar 29, 2016

I assume season actually means 'period'.
'Season' for work makes little sense to me.
January is usually quieter for me than other months, in February my calendar starts to fill up and in March I am working at full capacity again. This year followed that pattern too.


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 20:18
Member (2009)
English to German
+ ...
Yes. Mar 29, 2016

So no Easter holidays for me.icon_wink.gif

 

Mario Chavez  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:18
English to Spanish
+ ...
Busy season/period/spell Mar 30, 2016

Why, are you looking for work?

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Paul Lambert  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 20:18
Member (2006)
Swedish to English
+ ...
Yes... Mar 30, 2016

...business is quite brisk at present.

 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 15:18
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Yes Mar 31, 2016

For the past two years I have not been otherwise (thank God).

 


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