Poll: My workload right now is:
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 04:11
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!

 

Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 20:11
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.

 

José Henrique Lamensdorf  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 01:11
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.


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 05:11
Spanish to English
+ ...
Comfortable Apr 5

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

 

Konbaz
Syria
Local time: 06:11
Member (2017)
Arabic to English
+ ...
What workload Apr 5

Totally empty.
😂😂😂😂😆😆😆


 

Angus Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:11
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.

 

Yetta J Bogarde  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 05:11
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.


 

Marlene Blanshay  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 23:11
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!

 

Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:11
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.

 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 01:11
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.


 


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