Poll: When do you edit/update your ProZ.com profile?
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Apr 25, 2007

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Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
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Voted Never, but... Apr 25, 2007

It seems that we never have the time, but we do update it every now and then, but not periodically. Something in between "Rarely" and "Occasionally" would have described our case.

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Parrot  Identity Verified
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Periodically Apr 25, 2007

I use the calendar.

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Paulo César Mendes MD, CT  Identity Verified
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Erratically Apr 25, 2007

Voted 'other'

Seriously, I update whenever there is a significant addition to my CV and tweak it now and then.


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vicksy nurhayati  Identity Verified
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if there are any changes .. Apr 26, 2007

I edit/update my Proz profile whenever any changes occur in my cv.

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Jocelyne S  Identity Verified
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Me too Apr 26, 2007

Parrot wrote:

I use the calendar.


The calendar is always up to date, but it's been (quite) a while since I've changed anything else.

I should be rapped on the knuckles. Even more so as half of the "About me" section disappeared when the profile format changed a number of months ago.

Another thing idling on the proverbial to-do list…
Best,
Jocelyne

[Edited at 2007-04-26 06:17]


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Ritu Bhanot  Identity Verified
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Periodically Apr 26, 2007

But it should be rarely.

Earlier, I used to do it after every job, but now, I update my interpretation experience but I've not updated my translation experience for quite some time now.

I used to update 'calendar' but then I realised that people never pay attention to that. So instead, I switch off my phone whenever I'm working on a project or unavailable. At least, then people can not disturb me. Guess not a very good business practice but I'm not too fond of phones.


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John Cutler  Identity Verified
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Other Apr 26, 2007

I update my profile every time I get a round tuit.

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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
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When I'm really not available and when I get back Apr 26, 2007

I add a large red remark at the top that I am on holiday or studying if that is what I am doing, and some kind of 'season's greetings' as may be appropriate. I tend to review the whole page while I'm there.

I do check my mails occasionally when I'm away, but don't bet on it!

Otherwise my calendar seems to be permanently red...
But it's good for business.





[Edited at 2007-04-26 10:07]


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Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL  Identity Verified
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Must be... Apr 26, 2007

one of the most boring polls ever...

Giovanni


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Konstantin Kisin  Identity Verified
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and one of the most useful contributions too Apr 26, 2007

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL wrote:

one of the most boring polls ever...

Giovanni


I update little things (calendar etc) regularly + do a major overhaul when I've got a quiet period and the inspiration


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María Florencia Vita
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Hi all! Apr 26, 2007

Remember that there is a tool to edit/update your ProZ.com profile in an easy and quick way.
Please visit the quick profile updater at http://www.proz.com/quick_profile (From the menu, it is ["My ProZ.com" -> "Profile updater"])

If you happened to encounter any problem, do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

Florencia


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