Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Getting established in the translation industry

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Start time:Jul 23, 2015 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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The online session from the bundle can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in all sessions from the series you can purchase five online sessions as a complete package at the special early bird price: 125 USD 100 USD:

  • July 2 Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 9 Be Special II: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 16 Be Special III: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 23 Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • July 30 Be Special V: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry



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    Language:English
    Summary:Become known! Brand yourself as the go-to person. Like any other industry, there is a lot of competition but there is still a lot of work, enough to go around. We are all unique, show who you are and let your clients love you!
    Description
    Join over 200 linguist colleagues who have taken the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” webinars, and learn how to become memorable within the translation industry. Become known! Brand yourself as the go-to person. Like any other industry, there is a lot of competition but there is still a lot of work, enough to go around. We are all unique, show who you are and let your clients love you! After presenting the “Be Special: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry” trilogy online, this updated course is now available as a five-part live online interactive workshop. Attendees now have the opportunities to apply the techniques taught in real time, and receive numerous aids to build their book of business. The "Be Special" course is taught by a lawyer-linguist who has combined her unique qualities to build her trilingual law practice and lawyer-linguist translation service.

    The following topics will be discussed:

    1. How to Obtain a Long-Term Translation/Interpretation Project
    2. How to Use Memberships to Become Widely Known
    3. How to Use Teaching as a Segment of Your Translation/Interpretation Business
    4. Free Ways to Promote Your Uniqueness as a Linguist

    Here is some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

    "Very clear, structured and good advice"
    Stephanie Gasser

    "Some great ideas and a real confidence booster!"
    Maryline David
    System requirements
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    Virtual platform system requirements
    For PC-based Users:

    • Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
    • Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

    For Mac®-based Users:

    • Required: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
    • Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

    To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

    • Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    Recommendations

    • For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
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    Trainer
     Suzanne Deliscar    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Suzanne Deliscar is both a lawyer and a Spanish and French to English translator. A graduate of McMaster University with a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Latin American Studies, and a minor in Science, Technology and Public Policy in 2000, Ms. Deliscar went on to obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law in 2003. Ms. Deliscar was called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario in 2004 and has been actively practicing law on a full-time basis since that time. As a lawyer-linguist, Suzanne focuses on official document and legal translation, and also trains fellow language professionals in the areas of marketing and legal translation.
    Comments about this course

    Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

    umaari2015
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    Mr OmarJul 21, 2015

    This is great!

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