Anonymous Survey: Ten questions for translators
Thread poster: xxxmediamatrix
xxxmediamatrix
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Sep 17, 2010

A 'survey' has appeared on the proz.com homepage today.

There is no indication of who is asking the questions, or why.

Can someone please clarify?

MediaMatrix


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Jared Tabor
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ProZ.com survey Sep 17, 2010

Hi MediaMatrix,

That would be me. The why is to get some insight on a few different aspects of translator work.

I changed the the notice to read "ProZ.com survey" to better clarify. Thanks for pointing that out!

Jared


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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@Jared Sep 17, 2010

Jared wrote:
The why is to get some insight on a few different aspects of translator work.


Question 3 should have "Don't know" option.


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xxxmediamatrix
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Thanks Jared Sep 17, 2010

Jared wrote:
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The why is to get some insight on a few different aspects of translator work.
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OK - survey completed.

I hope you will share your newly-acquired 'insight' with everone here. You know - give and take ...?

MediaMatrix


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Jared Tabor
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Fair enough Sep 17, 2010

mediamatrix wrote:

I hope you will share your newly-acquired 'insight' with everone here. You know - give and take ...?

MediaMatrix


Deal!

Jared


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philgoddard
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. Sep 17, 2010

I looked at it yesterday and decided not to answer it because it was probably someone trying to sell me something rather than being genuinely interested in my opinions.

[Edited at 2010-09-17 20:29 GMT]


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Jared Tabor
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Virtual conference session presenting the results from this and other surveys Sep 27, 2010

Hello all,

The results from the survey mentioned here, various others and other information gathered on a few issues affecting translators today will be presented and discussed in one of the sessions of the upcoming virtual conference on Thursday. See http://www.proz.com/translation3/freelance-translators/program/4822

Hope to see you all there.

Jared


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