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Samuel Sebastian Holden-Bramah, one of ProZ.com's top mentors, presents an overview of the Mentor Program and proposes a series of pointers for experienced translators wanting to jump in to the exciting world of mentoring less experienced translators.
From registering as a Mentor to how to answer mentorship requests, what to cover during your mentorship sessions, ideas for topics to discuss and things to avoid when mentoring, this short course is a kind of "crash course" on the ProZ.com Mentoring Program... Giving you the basics to set up and set out as a great mentor for all the budding translators that join ProZ.com every day, hopefully inspiring you to jump into the program and get creative!
Points that will be covered:
The ProZ.com Mentoring Program
Establishing a great Mentor - Apprentice relationship.
Samuel Holden-Bramah, a multi-talented translator and trainer with over 15 years' experience in the Language Service sector.
Samuel comes from a background in teaching languages and communication skills, as well as IT skills for the hearing impaired, Job-finding skills for unemployed adults, STD awareness for Healthcare professionals (Sam is also a Registered Nurse!) and all kinds of wellness courses (Aromatherapy, Meditation, Reiki, Ergonomics, Mindfulness, Time Management...).
He currently resides in Mallorca, where he enjoys juggling with his work-life balance so he can get enough work done to pay the bills, but also have time to hit the beach and get in some watersports in summer and cook and bake for friends and family in winter.
Check out his website at www.holdenbramah.com for more information, contact details and info about upcoming events and/or book releases.