Poll: My workload right now is:
Thread poster: ProZ.com Staff

ProZ.com Staff
Local time: 06:39
SITE STAFF
Apr 5

This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "My workload right now is:".

View the poll results »



Direct link Reply with quote
 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 14:39
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Comfortable Apr 5

Since Monday my workload has been quite comfortable, but last week it was too much to handle (mostly because of a misunderstanding: I thought a transcreation project had been cancelled and then all hell broke loose; thank goodness the issue was sorted out but it took its toll on my nerves). Bottom line? Nothing new!

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 06:39
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Pretty full Apr 5

I'm starting to feel a little panicked right now, which is why I haven't been answering the polls for several days.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

José Henrique Lamensdorf  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 10:39
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Shifting, as always Apr 5

Just delivered "a bunch", and have another "bunch" of cost estimates out, to turn into orders shortly.

For no explainable reason, my clients are scattered on a rectangle all the way South of Reykjavik to Buenos Aires, and all the way East from Sydney to Istambul, they don't know each other, however they keep a habit of striking me all at once, every time. Few armies have taken synchronicity to such a high level.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:39
Spanish to English
+ ...
Comfortable Apr 5

Well, it was this morning. But now, my schedule is pretty full. Not much wiggle room left.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Konbaz
Syria
Local time: 16:39
Member (2017)
Arabic to English
+ ...
What workload Apr 5

Totally empty.
😂😂😂😂😆😆😆


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Angus Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:39
Member (2011)
French to English
+ ...
Comfortable Apr 5

My workload right now is comfortable. I have just enough work to keep me busy during my office hours, without it becoming unmanageable. It is that way by design. I have had a lot of requests and could be working all me waking hours just now if I wanted to, but I prefer to turn down excess work in order to maintain a good work life balance.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Yetta J Bogarde  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 15:39
Member (2012)
English to Danish
+ ...
Pretty full Apr 5

I try not to panic, have to work some hours during the weekend.

I had to answer 2 regular clients that I cannot take on new projects for a week.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Marlene Blanshay  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 09:39
Member (2009)
French to English
+ ...
rather light Apr 5

The last half of March was SLOW and so was the start of April. I'm expecting a couple of large jobs in the next few days, so I'm working on other stuff like getting my taxes done!

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:39
Member (2012)
French to English
Very comfortable Apr 6

I've just returned from my holiday and am waiting for some work to turn up.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 10:39
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Full Apr 7

Thankfully it's back to "full" status. January and February were lousy months.
This week, I already had to decline two jobs.


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Jared Tabor[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Poll: My workload right now is:

Advanced search






CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 helps translators increase translation productivity whilst ensuring quality. Combining translation memory, terminology management and machine translation in one simple and easy-to-use environment.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search