Talking Freelance Productivity with Zingword Productivity is hard enough when you’re an employee, but freelance productivity can seem like an insurmountable challenge. We have to take responsibility for our own productivity and monitor ourselves to ensure we’re doing our best, unlike employees who usually have managers and colleagues to hold them accountable. Companies often have procedures and… Read More

What To Do When You Don’t Have Work You’ve spent the past two weeks indulging and taking time off to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. But now it’s time to get back to work. Only your inbox is empty and you don’t have any projects lined up. So what do you do? To… Read More

Video Games | Jonathan Beagley | French Translator Melbourne

5 Things Playing Video Games Taught Me About Freelance Translation My partner and I recently got an Nvidia Shield TV, and I’ve spent an awful lot of time playing video games this past week while he was at work. Between upgrading my Mac Mini to OS X El Capitan and video games, I realised I ended… Read More

Tools for Translators

Tools for Translators & Interpreters If you’re a translator/interpreter like me, you probably use a variety of tools to manage your time, keep track of your finances, keep up with terminology, current events and even social media. In this post, I’ll highlight some of my essential tools for translators and interpreters. Wave Wave is a… Read More