English translation: [the employee] could take advantage of available support to achieve results more efficiently
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17:55 Dec 10, 2010
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Spanish term or phrase:apoyo
The below is from a performance review in response to how an employee could improve:
"Se tendría un mayor apoyo and se darían resultado con menor esfuerzo de actual."
Really, the whole thing is throwing me off a little. Are they saying something to the effect that he should accept more help, which would mean that he would have to make less effort than currently?
Explanation: This is my interpretation. Thanks for clarifying that your question was the entire phrase, not just one word. Clearly this is open to other interpretations, as well as other forms of expressing the same interpretation.
Well, this is more complicated than I'd imagined. If you are corect, the translation would be something like "if the employee were to have had access to additional support, then his job might have been easier." However, that sounds like a critique of management, rather than a critique of the employee. It is, as you say, very unclear.
El castellano es realmente poco claro.
En tren de inventar la persona podría haber querido decir:
"Si hubiera un mayor apoyo se obtendrían los resultados con menor esfuerzo que el actual.", o algo así.
Pero es solo una especulación.
Are you asking if it means "he should accept more help, which would make his job easier" or are you asking if it means "additional support is available which could make his job easier" ?? These are two different phrases, the first is a criticism, and the second is a recommendation. Or are you really only asking for a translation of "apoyo?"