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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 […]

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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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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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Women in Localization Global Community Unites Members

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, June 30, 2020. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women and the localization industry, is proud to announce the launch of the Global Community. The Global Community will unite W.L. members around the globe together in one place, regardless of access to a local chapter. The community will […]

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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 […]