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What do you dislike most about being a freelance translator?
Irregular workload/income 34.6%
Some or all of the above 21.8%
There's nothing I don't like 8.9%
Administrative tasks 7.7%
Loneliness 6.2%
Marketing my services 5.2%
No clear line between private and work life 4.9%
Other - N/A 4.3%
Negotiating rates 3.8%
Unsocial working hours 2.6%
610 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many languages do you speak, read or understand OTHER THAN your working languages?
By Christine Andersen - featured on Jan 4
1 27.1%
2 27.0%
3-4 19.5%
none 17.2%
4-5 3.6%
More than 5 3.5%
Other 2.2%
983 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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