The state of the linguist supply chain: a CSA report on translators and interpreters in 2020
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Jared Tabor
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Feb 12

In the second half of 2019, ProZ.com, Translators without Borders, and other organizations collaborated with Common Sense Advisory (CSA) on a survey directed at professional translators and interpreters. The information gathered in this survey, which was completed by over 7,000 professionals (most of them freelancers), was then used by CSA to build a report which covers a variety of areas, including d... See more
In the second half of 2019, ProZ.com, Translators without Borders, and other organizations collaborated with Common Sense Advisory (CSA) on a survey directed at professional translators and interpreters. The information gathered in this survey, which was completed by over 7,000 professionals (most of them freelancers), was then used by CSA to build a report which covers a variety of areas, including demographics, behaviors, interaction with clients, income, technology, and trends and challenges being faced by today's freelance language professional. The ProZ.com team is happy to be able to help distribute this report to those who may be interested.

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Yaotl Altan
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Gabriella Vento
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Hubert Maciejewicz  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:28
Member (2019)
Polish to English
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Thank you! Feb 12

Thank you for sharing such an extensive study and its results. I am eagerly looking to take a look at it

Edegar Vieira Junior
 

Geocinara Avila  Identity Verified
Brazil
English to Portuguese
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Great material! Feb 12

I believe that this material will support me to make decision in terms administrative, logistic and linguistic. I´ll study it!

Sergio Carré
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Eric Dos Santos
France
Local time: 06:28
Member (2010)
Italian to Portuguese
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So interesting! Feb 15

Thanks for sharing!

 

Muhammad Said  Identity Verified
Egypt
Member (2013)
English to Arabic
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Great! Feb 16

Great material from CSA! Thanks for sharing.

 

Matt Mueller  Identity Verified
Taiwan
Local time: 13:28
Chinese to English
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Good info! Feb 17

Thanks for doing this. Nice to know that my victories, challenges, and thoughts are actually quite common.

Orly Benun
 


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