Poll: How would you rate the first quarter of 2018, work-wise?
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 03:57
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Good Apr 9, 2018

Though I can’t compare with 2017, which was an exceptional good year!

 

Osama El Alwany  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 05:57
English to Arabic
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Very positive Apr 9, 2018

I would like to say that even there are few good paying projects but I feel positive energy toward translation market, and it is very necessary to have this feeling to be able to overcome the delay problems.

 

Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 19:57
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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Between good and excellent Apr 9, 2018

So far, it's working out very well.

 

Yetta J Bogarde  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 04:57
Member (2012)
English to Danish
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Very good Apr 9, 2018

I cannot complain.

I get more requests than I can take on.

If I should wish for a better situation it would be more medical translation and less editing or other less interesting activities.


 

Angus Stewart  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:57
Member (2011)
French to English
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Average for the time of year Apr 9, 2018

My first quarter was average for the time of year. That is to say that January and February were fairly quiet while March was a fairly steady month, but nothing to write home about.

 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 04:57
Spanish to English
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Good Apr 9, 2018

March was quiter than usual, but that was a blessing, as I had other things to sort out. I could actually be doing with a lighter workload between now and October, as I have some unexpected family matters to take care of.

 

EvaVer  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:57
Member (2012)
Czech to English
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Not too good Apr 9, 2018

But I must admit I have been 1) picky, 2) ill for some time, and 3) travelling a bit.

 

Jasa Pipan
Slovenia
Local time: 04:57
Member
French to Slovenian
+ ...
Good Apr 9, 2018

But nothing is ever so good that it couldn't get better, I guess...

 

Konbaz
Syria
Local time: 05:57
Member (2017)
Arabic to English
+ ...
Terrible Apr 10, 2018

Havent received a decent request for a job uptill now.
All requests to do tests and add to database.
English Arabic domain is horrible.
I am thinking of quitting freelancing.


 

Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 00:57
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
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Good in average Apr 10, 2018

January was Lousy
February was average
March was very good


 


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