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I usually have something to eat or snack on nearby while working.
By anonymous
False 59.8%
True 33.5%
Used to be true, but... (please share) 6.7%
1062 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The last job I had that I would consider "fun" is/was:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 26
The one I'm working on now 25.2%
About a week ago 18.6%
About a month ago 12.1%
A few months ago 10.9%
A year or more ago 9.3%
Never 9.0%
Other - N/A 9.0%
Several months ago 5.8%
1009 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you actively do something to increase your income?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 20
Yes; but I haven't seen good results 22.2%
Yes; and it has been working well 21.4%
No; I don't know what to do 21.0%
No; I'm satisfied with my income 16.4%
No; my income keeps rising naturally 10.1%
Other - N/A 8.9%
604 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you like working with companies that have a dedicated Vendor Manager?
By Diego_CW - featured on Oct 19
It does not make a difference to me 49.0%
Yes, I find the processes are more structured 31.2%
No, it only adds a step to the flow 10.9%
Other - N/A 9.0%
825 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When did a prospective client last contact you who became a client offering regular work?
By Ian Keith Jones Williams - featured on Oct 15
Within the last six months 26.4%
Within the last few years 23.0%
Within the last 30 days 17.9%
Within the last twelve months 15.7%
Other 10.9%
Five or more years ago 6.2%
1085 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In terms of document word count, are you satisfied with the way you are paid?
By polskiexpert - featured on Oct 8
You have not voted on this poll.
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How happy are you with your method of project management?
By Isabel Zanella - featured on Oct 7
You have not voted on this poll.
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I have felt the need to adjust my work hours as a result of the pandemic.
By anonymous - featured on Oct 4
False 65.8%
Partially true 20.9%
True 13.3%
459 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you track your translation/interpretation projects?
By Isabel Zanella - featured on Oct 3
You have not voted on this poll.
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Do you feel the translation market/industry has changed a lot over the last 6 months?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 2
Some, but not a lot 33.3%
Yes 28.9%
I don't know 14.6%
Hardly at all 12.0%
Not at all 11.1%
691 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Professionally, my general outlook for the rest of 2020 right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 1
You have not voted on this poll.
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How much work did you translate in relation with COVID-19 since the pandemic began?
By Khaled Al-Shehari - featured on Sep 30
You have not voted on this poll.
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Part of screening my new clients includes geolocating/viewing their office(s).
By anonymous - featured on Sep 29
You have not voted on this poll.
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I find it difficult to keep my household duties from interfering with work.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 28
You have not voted on this poll.
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I should be more rigorous in my screening of new clients.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 27
You have not voted on this poll.
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My favorite way to unwind after a long stretch of work involves:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 26
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For what percentage of your life have you been professionally practicing translation?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 25
You have not voted on this poll.
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Are you planning on attending / checking in on the ProZ.com International Translation Day event?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 24
No 44.3%
Not sure yet 30.3%
Yes 25.4%
689 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you currently using an outdated operating system on your work computer(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 23
No 79.1%
Yes 12.6%
I don't know 8.3%
709 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Since the start of the pandemic, the time I spend online has:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 22
You have not voted on this poll.
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On a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high), how would you rate your difficulty in landing new clients?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 21
3 29.7%
5 24.9%
4 23.1%
2 10.0%
1 6.6%
N/A 5.7%
1061 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In my career, in general, I feel like I am:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 17
Ascending 32.7%
On a plateau 30.6%
Stuck in a ravine 9.8%
In a valley 8.1%
Descending 7.7%
Other - N/A 5.7%
At the peak 5.5%
990 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What's your slowest working day of the week?
By Maria Pia Giuseppina Nuzzolese - featured on Sep 15
I don't have a day that is typically slow 52.6%
Monday 18.4%
Friday 9.3%
I don't have slow days 8.9%
Other - N/A 7.6%
Wednesday 1.8%
Tuesday 0.8%
Thursday 0.7%
734 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use an e-book reader?
By Rita Utt - featured on Sep 14
You have not voted on this poll.
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For how long do you keep a copy of non-disclosure agreements you've signed?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13
Forever 54.0%
Five years or less 12.8%
Other - N/A 12.3%
I delete/throw them away almost immediately 8.3%
A year or less 7.6%
Ten years or less 5.0%
1032 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I sometimes forget to eat when I am busy working.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 9
False 51.6%
True 48.4%
816 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do friends or family ever wish you a happy International Translation Day?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 8
No 86.8%
Yes 11.0%
Other - N/A 2.2%
766 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The last invoice I submitted was for a...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 7
Medium-sized job 34.2%
Small job 25.5%
Very small job 14.4%
Large job 14.0%
I don't remember 7.5%
Very large job 4.4%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How much of your computer use would you say is purely work-related?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 4
75 - 100% 44.5%
50 - 75% 37.4%
25 - 50% 12.1%
10 - 25% 2.9%
10% or less 1.8%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1151 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many language/translation-related apps do you have on your phone?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 1
None 41.4%
2 - 5 28.3%
Just one 21.1%
5 - 10 4.7%
I don't use a smart phone 2.5%
More than 10 1.2%
Other - N/A 0.9%
771 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

In general, how would you rate your clients' payment terms and practices?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 31
Good 47.1%
Average 28.5%
Excellent 14.3%
Poor 5.2%
Other - N/A 3.5%
Very poor 1.3%
596 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received translation work through LinkedIn?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 30
No 72.8%
Yes 21.9%
Other - N/A 3.8%
No, but I have through... (please share) 1.5%
584 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a side business outside of language work?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 29
No 52.4%
Yes 24.1%
No, but I've thought about it 11.7%
No, but I used to 9.5%
Other - N/A 2.4%
718 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

How many regular clients do you have at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 28
Four to six 26.7%
Three 18.5%
Two 16.3%
None 13.4%
Seven to ten 11.0%
One 10.9%
Eleven to fifteen 1.7%
Sixteen or more 1.4%
761 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Clients tend to take their freelancers for granted.
By anonymous - featured on Aug 27
Partially agree 50.8%
Agree 33.7%
Disagree 15.5%
653 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My workload right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 26
A bit on the light side 24.4%
Pretty full 23.0%
Comfortable 22.2%
What workload? 21.6%
Too much to handle 5.7%
Other - N/A 2.9%
818 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

Do you use your full name as a professional online?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 25
Yes 82.1%
No 14.0%
I didn't used to, but I do now 2.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
819 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I do physical exercise...
By anonymous - featured on Aug 24
Every day of the week 20.1%
Never 15.5%
Less than once a week 13.9%
Five times a week 11.4%
Four times a week 10.9%
Three times a week 9.8%
Twice a week 9.5%
Other 4.6%
Once a week 4.2%
612 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Are you able to meet with friends or family in person at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 23
Yes 61.8%
Yes, but I have chosen not to 18.5%
No, where I am it is not possible yet 14.9%
Other - N/A 4.7%
825 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

How many hours of active translation do you do per day, on average?
By Lara Garau - featured on Aug 21
4 - 8 55.0%
8 or more 21.2%
2 - 4 14.0%
Less than 2 9.8%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you consider yourself a workaholic?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Aug 20
No 50.3%
Yes 28.6%
No, but others have told me I am 11.7%
I used to, but ... (please share) 7.1%
Other 2.2%
775 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

My criteria for taking on new clients have gotten more rigorous over the past 2 - 3 years
By anonymous - featured on Aug 19
True 58.2%
False 24.0%
Other - N/A 9.7%
They have actually gotten less rigorous 8.1%
667 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Do you live in your source or target language country?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 18
Target 59.7%
Source 25.4%
Both 9.6%
Neither 5.3%
863 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find it difficult to get clients to provide public feedback or testimonials for you?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 17
I don't ask for feedback or testimonials 34.9%
Not generally 31.9%
Yes, generally 28.0%
Other - N/A 4.3%
Only if... (please share) 0.9%
989 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Most of my new clients first contact me via:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 12
Email 89.6%
A website contact form 2.9%
Other - N/A 2.8%
Telephone 2.0%
Instant messaging or call 1.9%
Other (please share) 0.8%
750 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many of your clients are themselves freelancers?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 11
None of them 42.4%
1 - 10% 30.6%
I don't know 14.4%
10 - 25% 6.5%
25 - 50% 2.7%
Other - N/A 2.4%
50 - 75% 0.6%
75 - 100% 0.4%
708 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When not at work, I am most commonly thinking in:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 10
My target language 56.2%
My source language 26.3%
Other - N/A 13.7%
A language other than my source or target 3.8%
685 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How are you dressed for work today?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 8
Casual 32.8%
I couldn't go out in public like this 28.3%
Ultra casual 26.8%
Business casual 7.9%
Other 2.3%
Business professional 1.9%
732 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (26)] [View this poll]

When working, I'm more productive if I'm listening to...
By anonymous - featured on Aug 7
No music at all 55.4%
Instrumental music 22.1%
Music with lyrics 14.7%
Other - N/A 7.7%
727 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (24)] [View this poll]

How optimistic are you about your translation business in 2020?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 6
Somewhat 41.2%
Not very 24.3%
Very 21.9%
Not at all 9.8%
Other 2.8%
762 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Work-wise, my week this week is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 5
Slow 31.4%
More or less normal 30.6%
Extremely busy 12.0%
Busier than usual 10.9%
I'm not sure yet 7.5%
I'm taking the week off 5.0%
Other 2.5%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

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