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For interpreters, is moving (more) into translation a good idea now?
By anonymous
I don't know 41.0%
Yes, in some or most cases 18.8%
Probably not 12.3%
No 9.7%
Yes 9.5%
Other - N/A 8.8%
432 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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New inquiries (not necessarily jobs) for me have:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Decreased recently 48.8%
Stayed about the same 33.0%
Picked up recently 13.0%
Other - N/A 5.1%
645 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you done any non-profit work in relation to the pandemic?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 8
No, and I am not planning to 39.6%
No, but I am thinking about it 20.8%
Yes 15.7%
No, but I have done other types of non-profit work recently 12.9%
No, but I am planning to 8.2%
I offered to, but was turned down 2.8%
707 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you translated Covid-19 related material?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
Yes 60.0%
No 27.7%
No, and I don't expect to 7.7%
Not yet, but I have something in the pipeline 3.1%
Other - N/A 1.5%
936 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I have my web browser(s) set up to:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 6
Start "fresh" each time I use it/them 40.0%
Always start on a certain page or pages 29.0%
Pick up where I left off the last time I used it/them 23.6%
Other - N/A 7.5%
535 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you considered branching into remote interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 5
No 69.4%
Yes 16.5%
I already do that 5.4%
I am in the process of doing so 4.5%
Other - N/A 4.2%
552 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Remote interpreting has become more important now than ever.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 4
Agree 35.5%
I don't know 33.3%
Partially agree 16.0%
Perhaps, but it is only temporary 11.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
Disagree 1.6%
Partially disagree 0.6%
633 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, my prediction is that April for me will be:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 3
A lot quieter 34.9%
I'm not sure what to think yet 20.5%
A bit quieter 16.5%
About the same as usual 14.1%
A bit busier 8.6%
A lot busier 4.2%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1074 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In comparison to last year, work-wise, my March was...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 1
About the same 27.1%
Much quieter 22.3%
Quieter 20.3%
Busier 15.0%
Much busier 10.2%
I don't know 3.1%
Other - N/A 2.0%
804 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Given recent world events, do you find yourself with more time on your hands?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 31
Yes, a lot 28.7%
Yes, a bit 26.7%
Not really 20.8%
Not at all, quite the opposite 14.4%
It's about the same for me 8.4%
Other - N/A 0.9%
860 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, my household is such that I wouldn't need to go out...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 30
For about a week 51.5%
For a few weeks 18.2%
For about a day 11.8%
I don't know 6.8%
For a month 5.5%
For 1 - 3 months 3.1%
For more than 6 months 2.3%
For 3 - 6 months 0.9%
752 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Is translation an art or a skill?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Mar 28
Both 72.0%
Skill 19.6%
Art 4.6%
I don't know 2.1%
Neither 1.7%
825 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Have you started a project on one CAT tool and finished it on another?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 27
No 70.8%
Yes, at least once 19.3%
Yes, frequently 5.8%
Other - N/A 3.2%
Yes, all the time 0.9%
742 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My home work setup is ideal:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 26
Agree 42.6%
Partially agree 36.9%
Disagree 9.1%
Partially disagree 7.6%
I don't have a home work setup 2.2%
Other 1.5%
723 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I have been able to be of help to friends/family who are suddenly struggling with working from home.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 25
False 52.2%
Semi-true 26.4%
True 21.4%
827 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Nowadays, the quality/consistency of my internet connection is never a problem for my work.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 22
True 45.5%
Almost true 42.8%
False 11.7%
673 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Have you received jobs related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?
By Emma Page - featured on Mar 21
Yes, a small amount of work 30.3%
No, and I'm getting less work than usual 28.7%
No, work has carried on as usual 17.8%
Yes, a moderate amount of work 13.5%
Yes, a large amount of work 5.6%
Other - N/A 4.1%
836 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Freelancers are uniquely better-prepared for current world events like the coronavirus.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 20
Agree 52.6%
Disagree 25.2%
Agree, but ... (please share) 19.2%
Disagree, but ... (please share) 3.0%
878 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (26)] [View this poll]

Have noticed a rising trend of crazy/impossible deadlines?
By Claudio Machado Junior - featured on Mar 18
No, they have remained about the same 54.2%
Yes 21.2%
Yes, but only in some cases (please share) 15.6%
Other - N/A 5.0%
Actually, they have been more human/feasible 4.0%
718 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you recommend a colleague to clients for certain jobs?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 17
Not very often at all 31.3%
Every once in a while 30.5%
Never 18.9%
More or less frequently 9.7%
Very frequently 6.1%
Other - N/A 3.5%
907 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Have you had to postpone/cancel recent travel plans for work or for leisure?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 14
Yes 35.1%
I do not have any plans in the works at the moment 25.3%
Not yet, but I may have to 21.5%
No, and I'm not planning to 15.9%
Other - N/A 2.2%
684 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (25)] [View this poll]

Proofreaders never admit that a translation is very good. Agree or disagree?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Mar 13
Disagree 50.7%
Partially agree 27.8%
Agree 13.8%
I don't know 6.5%
Other - N/A 1.2%
1326 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (28)] [View this poll]

When was the last time you made a backup of your work files?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 10
It is done regularly and automatically 31.2%
In the past month 10.8%
In the past six months 9.9%
In the past week 9.4%
In the past day 8.6%
Never 8.5%
I don't remember 7.6%
In the past year 6.0%
It's been more than a year 5.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
720 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

So far in 2020, I have:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 9
Maintained my number of clients 50.9%
Increased my number of clients 29.7%
Decreased my number of clients 19.4%
582 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Has the coronavirus outbreak affected how much work or the kind of work you are getting?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 8
No 52.0%
Yes 17.0%
I don't know 17.0%
Only somewhat 12.5%
Other - N/A 1.5%
600 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (24)] [View this poll]

Have clients asked you to charge an hourly rate in some cases?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 7
Yes, and I have 66.7%
No, but I would 9.2%
No, and I would not 9.1%
Yes, but I have not 8.0%
Other - N/A 6.9%
649 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Do you find yourself translating mentally outside of work?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 6
Yes, sometimes 53.2%
Yes, all the time 29.7%
No 12.7%
I used to 2.8%
Other - N/A 1.6%
795 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Have you ever purchased/subscribed to work-related software which you then did not use?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 5
No 59.5%
Yes 38.7%
Other - N/A 1.8%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

My most regular client(s) send me work...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 4
Weekly 42.4%
Daily 25.0%
Monthly 15.7%
I don't have any regular clients 8.1%
Other - N/A 5.0%
Quarterly 3.4%
Yearly 0.5%
1105 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Do you provide copywriting services?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Mar 1
No, and I am not interested 43.3%
No, but I am considering it 21.0%
I do, sometimes 17.1%
I don't know what that is 11.5%
Yes, I specialize in copywriting 4.2%
Other - N/A 3.0%
504 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

When it comes to smartphones, do you think that translators are mostly "Androidians" or "iOS-ans"?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Feb 29
I don't know 43.3%
Androidians 36.2%
About half and half 14.0%
iOS-ans 6.5%
688 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (26)] [View this poll]

Do you turn down projects that contain or express hate in any form?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Feb 28
Yes 40.2%
Other - N/A 22.6%
It depends on... (please share) 19.5%
No 17.6%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (38)] [View this poll]

When it comes to my freelance business, I generally:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 27
Plan ahead, short term 41.1%
Take things day-to-day 36.8%
Plan ahead, long term 9.8%
Mostly just worry 9.2%
Other - N/A 3.0%
1162 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I consider myself mostly:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 23
a translator 81.6%
a transcreator 4.6%
an interpreter 4.4%
other (please share) 3.9%
a proofreader / editor 3.6%
a project manager 1.7%
an administrator 0.2%
586 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Would you say your translation productivity is up over the past 2 -3 years?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 22
Yes 49.3%
No, it's about the same 22.6%
I'm not sure 13.7%
No, it's gone down 12.1%
Other - N/A 2.4%
680 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In an average month, what percentage of your turnover comes from your biggest client?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 21
60 - 79% 22.9%
40 - 59% 22.4%
20 - 39% 15.6%
80 - 99% 13.9%
I don't know 9.9%
Other - N/A 6.0%
10 - 19% 4.5%
100% 3.0%
Under 10% 1.7%
704 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever had an apprentice translator?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 20
No, and I wouldn't 54.2%
No, but I would like to 17.0%
Yes, and I would do it again 13.1%
Other - N/A 10.8%
Yes, but never again 4.9%
841 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

If I needed more work, I would prefer:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 18
to receive new clients to expand my existing client base 42.7%
that my existing clients sent me greater volume 35.5%
No preference 21.8%
798 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How frequently do you have to / choose to turn down projects?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 17
At least once a month 26.9%
At least once a week 24.5%
Maybe once every few months 19.1%
Maybe once or twice in a year 9.1%
I can't remember when the last time was 9.1%
Never 6.1%
Other - N/A 5.2%
539 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Is the use of virtual currencies worth considering for translators and interpreters?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 16
No 42.1%
Not sure 28.9%
Yes 14.0%
Not yet 13.0%
Other - N/A 2.0%
506 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (4)] [View this poll]

Do you distrust job inquiries sent using free email accounts?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 15
Yes, in general 50.9%
No, in general 23.9%
It depends on... (please share) 21.0%
Other - N/A 4.2%
615 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Right now, my accounting and other administrative tasks are:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 14
Up to date 43.7%
Almost up to date 35.2%
Running behind 14.2%
Sorely neglected 4.6%
Other - N/A 2.4%
719 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

If you had money to invest, would you invest it in a company that makes translation tools?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 13
No 68.9%
Depends on... (please share) 11.7%
Yes (please share) 11.5%
Other - N/A 7.1%
I already have! 0.9%
678 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you keep track of how/where your new clients find you?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12
No 36.9%
Yes, but only mentally 26.0%
Not consistently 21.1%
Yes 14.9%
Other - N/A 1.1%
724 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Have you ever made a list of companies/clients you would like to work with?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 11
No 67.1%
Yes 32.9%
940 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

How many continuing professional development (CPD) hours did you complete in 2019?
By Iryna Khramchenko - featured on Feb 8
None 43.8%
I'm not sure 17.2%
1-10 hours 17.1%
More than 30 hours 10.0%
10-20 hours 6.1%
20-30 hours 5.8%
621 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

How often do you post on social media?
By Cinzia Simona Minniti - featured on Feb 7
Only occasionally 45.2%
Never 28.9%
Once or twice a week 14.1%
Every day 10.2%
Other - N/A 1.6%
774 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

When I want to take a short break from work, I like to...
By Verónica Ducrey - featured on Feb 6
Go for a walk/run 29.5%
Browse the internet 18.9%
Other (please share) 12.0%
Do housework 11.6%
Take a nap 8.4%
Watch TV 7.8%
Play with my kid(s)/pet(s) 6.6%
Talk/meet with a friend 3.3%
Have a bath 1.9%
793 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

Do you offer cultural review services?
By Christina Pauly - featured on Feb 5
No 39.5%
What is a cultural review? 29.2%
Yes 16.0%
No, but I'm considering it 9.9%
No, but I have in the past 3.1%
Other - N/A 2.3%
706 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Have you offered translation or technology consulting services to your clients?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 4
No 60.0%
Yes (please share) 17.6%
No, but I would like to 11.0%
Other - N/A 5.8%
No, but they have requested the service anyway 5.5%
618 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (5)] [View this poll]

"A foreign accent is a sign of bravery."
By anonymous - featured on Feb 3
What? 43.2%
Agree 24.3%
Not sure 15.3%
Disagree 14.1%
Other - N/A 3.1%
581 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (24)] [View this poll]

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