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ProZ.com 2015 virtual conference for International Translation Day

Sep 30, 2015



Presentation

"How to be a great Mentor on ProZ.com"

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Schedule:This session ended at 15:25
Description: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
  • Mentoring requests
  • Establishing a great Mentor - Apprentice relationship.
  • Communicating with your apprentice
  • Things to avoid
  • Content to cover (some ideas)
  • When to draw a pairing to a close
  • Interesting links and further reading.
Language(s):English
Speakers:Samuel Sebastian Holden Bramah
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...).

On ProZ.com Samuel has been an active member of the Certified PRO Network community, setting up several PowWow events in Spain and the UK and also leading the ranking of Top Mentors in the ProZ.com Mentoring Program.

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.

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All the links from the presentation Sep 30, 2015

Hi guys... Here are all the links that are in the presentation.

Interesting links and further reading.
A link to the Prezi.com presentation in the video:
http://prezi.com/yz3wat57guwy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

An article about Mentoring in translation in the September 2015 issue of Multilingual Magazine:
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Hi guys... Here are all the links that are in the presentation.

Interesting links and further reading.
A link to the Prezi.com presentation in the video:
http://prezi.com/yz3wat57guwy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

An article about Mentoring in translation in the September 2015 issue of Multilingual Magazine:
http://dig.multilingual.com/201509/mobile/index.html?id=18

And some information about finding a Mentor, which I find quite interesting for a quick read:
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/21065f40-08b8-411a-866f-ff1fd0e87396.aspx

A section on ProZ.com with all kinds of articles about the industry, as well as mentoring
http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/

A section on ProZ.com where you can find all kinds of educational material regarding the industry. A great place to send your apprentices for in depth or 101 courses.
http://www.proz.com/about/overview/education/

The actual agreement that you will be signing to become a mentor is here
http://proz.me/MentoringAgreement
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