Where did all the Polish and Russian job postings go?
Thread poster: LilianNekipelov
LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Apr 17, 2014

I am not sure about the job offers situation in other languages--this is just something that I have easily noticed. They disappeared around December and have never come back. Has anyone noticed it? Perhaps Google snatched them.


[Edited at 2014-04-17 10:30 GMT]


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Tomasz Sienicki  Identity Verified
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Check your settings Apr 17, 2014

I've just had a look at the ProZ front page and I can see:

  • 09 Apr: 6 Polish/English jobs
  • 11 Apr: 3 Polish/English jobs
  • 14 Apr: 6 Polish/English jobs
  • 16 Apr: 6 Polish/English jobs

Perhaps you ought to re-adjust your ProZ settings?



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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Yes, one or two once in a while Apr 17, 2014

but not too many. Maybe 10% of what it used to be. There were a lot of them last year--there is almost nothing now. I was just wondering what the reason was. I am asking this more out of pure curiosity than lack of work--I always have work. (not only related to translation--some royalty based translations and other things)

Plus those did not show up on my home page. What do you think the reason might be--settings?

Do you know what to adjust? Where in the profile? I saw one English to Polish, but I don't really translate into Polish.

How would anything like that be even possible--that I see all the language postings except Polish and Russian to English.

The best offer I can see for today is English to Malay.

I found them--thanks for your suggestions. Very helpful. If you have the page set to "all pairs"--you cannot see your pairs at all--I thought "all pairs' would have everything--including your preferred pairs, but it doesn't.

[Edited at 2014-04-17 11:34 GMT]


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Tomasz Sienicki  Identity Verified
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Customize Apr 17, 2014

LilianBNekipelo wrote:
Maybe 10% of what it used to be.


That would mean 60 Polish/English job offers per day before December... I don't know about Russian, but it certainly wasn't the case for Polish.

Plus those did not show up on my home page. What do you think the reason might be--settings?


Make sure you have the "Your prefs" tab open on the home page, and not the "All pairs" tab. If that doesn't help, click the Customize link. I am afraid though that the preferences interface is rather complicated.


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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Thank you. Apr 17, 2014

Please see my previous post--I added some explanations. There was some confusion with the settings. I don't know if there were fewer postings--I just haven't been able to see most of them since December.

I had it set to "all pairs". All, to me, meant all, not other.


[Edited at 2014-04-17 12:12 GMT]


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