Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

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

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Start time:Mar 3, 2016 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 60 minutes.
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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:

  • March 3 Be Special I: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • March 10 Be Special II: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • March 17 Be Special III: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • March 24 Be Special IV: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry

  • March 31 Be Special V: Standing Out in the Language Services Industry



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    * access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
    * unlimited access to video recording and handouts (available within one working week after the session),
    * a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

    Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials within one working week after the session.

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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. Why Be Special?
    2. Discovering your Special Qualities
    3. Your Marketing Materials - Make Sure They Remember You
    4. How to Build Your Special Personal Brand through Social Media - Specific Tips on Profile Enhancement

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

    "Especially the way Suzanne introduced the topic was really good; she described her way to focus on her specification."
    Hélène Gibaud

    "Some great ideas and a real confidence booster!"
    Maryline David


    System requirements
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    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:

    • Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
    • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
    • 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):

    • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Required: 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.
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