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Letter to my 21-Year-Old Self

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Join us for part one of our three-part series where three localization industry insiders examine where they are today, look back on their decisions and offer advice to their 21-year-old self. Dear 21-year-old Kathy, I’m writing to you on a Sunday night at home on the couch, next to your 6-month-old puppy. We’ve been working […]

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Job Hunting? Top Advice from Localization Recruiters

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This time of year many people’s thoughts turn to job hunting. Experienced candidates may be considering a change, perhaps to a position with more responsibility, better pay or new challenges. Graduating students are also thinking about their first job, especially in this now uncertain job market. While this year is undoubtedly different due to the […]

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Member Spotlight – Carrie Fischer

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Tell us who you are? I’m a 25-year veteran of the localization industry, currently helping Subway with their Globalization needs. Where around the world are you based? The exciting and bustling city of Boise, Idaho. I have been a remote worker for the past 3 years, as Subway is based in Milford, CT. What do […]

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Women are Agile

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A Women in Localization view of the TAUS “Reinventing the Translation Industry” online event This June TAUS invited the industry to join them in a thought experiment to forecast the state of the language industry in the Summer of 2021 labelled “Que será será 2021 – Reinventing the Translation Industry”. The discussion focused on the […]

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That Bittersweet Marketing Translation

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Read this: “The juxtaposition of fearlessness with utter indulgence. With a sophisticated tribute to perfumery’s most fabled material, Ambergris, this bold new juice combines the finest notes with the innate richness imbued by their contrasts.” That’s how the world treats us, marketing translators – relentless, I know. I re-read that beautiful utterance five times to […]

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Member Spotlight – Jennifer Vela-Valido

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Tell us who you are? Jennifer Vela-Valido – Women in Localization UK Chapter Manager Where around the world are you based? London, United Kingdom What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am Localization Vendor Manager at Expedia Group. I have 15+ years of experience in localization, first as a videogames translator, then as […]