Translation and Parenting - Challenges and Solutions

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Health and lifestyle for translators

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Start time:Oct 26, 2018 11:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Summary:Typical challenges of combining parenting and freelance translation, including some less obvious issues.
Solutions to the most typical challenges.
The advantages of being a freelancer when you have children.
Description
Are you starting out in translation and wondering how to combine it with parenthood? Or a translator wondering how becoming a parent might affect your work? Find out more about the challenges of combining children and freelancing, as well as the positives and some solutions to common issues.

Learning objectives:


  • Discover the challenges parents can face when freelancing, some expected, some unexpected
  • Learn about some solutions to the most common issues with parenting and freelancing
  • Discover some of the advantages to being a translator and a parent
Target audience
Freelancers starting in the translation industry
Experienced freelancers
Parents
Translators/freelancers planning on becoming parents
Learning objectives
Discover the challenges parents can face when freelancing, some expected, some unexpected
Learn about some solutions to the most common issues with parenting and freelancing
Discover some of the advantages to being a translator and a parent
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• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

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For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

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• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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Trainer
 Lucy Williams    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Lucy Williams is a freelance Spanish-to-English translator and copywriter. She passed the DipTrans (CIOL) in 2015 with two merits and has been working in translation since 2009. Lucy specialises in fashion, marketing and tourism and also translates art and social sciences. Read Lucy's articles about translation and transcreation at translatorstudio.co.uk.
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