Student Translator Questions for Project/Vendor Manager
Thread poster: Sharon Heller

Sharon Heller  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:45
Spanish to English
Apr 11, 2012


I am a graduate student at University College Denver. My concentration is Spanish-English translation.

I am currently taking a class in Translation Project Management, and, as part of my coursework, I have to carry out a brief interview with a Translation Project Manager. The interview can be conducted online.

I would be very grateful if a Project Manager would help me by providing answers to the seven questions detailed below. I assure you that any information will not be used for any other purposes beyond my assignment.

I realize you are all busy people, but any help would be very much appreciated.

Thank you.


1.Do you prefer vendors who have degrees in translation/interpretation or specialists who changed into a translation career?

2.Do you look for vendors through translation forums such as

3. What's the role of price in picking vendors?

4. What do you do when vendors make mistakes?

5. What mistakes must be avoided at all costs?
6. Is there a situation that went badly wrong (you lost a client) and you felt the fault lay with the translator?

7. Is there a situation that went badly wrong due to a crack in t


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