How would you squeeze $300 into your monthly budget?
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune1 disease that affects the life of those who are diagnosed with it in all its dimensions: personal, family, mental, financial, etc. As the wallet generally seems to be more tangible, I will tackle this aspect first. Type 1 diabetics use either an insulin pump or a […]
The End of the World as I Knew It
It starts with an earthquake In 2006, I was 22, and about to start a new life. I was taking a break from school and moving to Ontario. I was adapting well to my new surroundings: I’d found a job I loved, and I was even making friends. The future looked bright, except… I wasn’t […]
What does “being flexible” mean to YOU? (3 of 3)
To conclude this three-part series about our three watchwords (see our previous posts about quality and service), here’s our take on flexibility. There are many different views about flexibility among language professionals. Some are vehemently opposed to making any concessions, while others are softer than a dryer sheet. I’m somewhere in between. I strongly believe […]
How do YOU define service? (2 of 3)
Service is everywhere in our lives. Bad service. OK service. Service so warm and friendly you ugly cry. Service so infuriating it makes you want to pull your hair out. You’ve experienced all of this, right? Have you ever asked yourself how others experience the service YOU provide? I bet you have, but just […]
What IS quality? (1 of 3)
If you are familiar with our website or our Facebook page, you now know what our three watchwords are: quality, service and flexibility. This post and the next two will explore each of these concepts not only as Tradëm intends to implement them, but also as they are generally perceived in our field of work. […]
Welcome to the blogosphere, Tradëm!
So, we’re finally launching our much-awaited website AND our blog! “But what does a translator blog about, exactly?” When you hear “translator,” what comes to mind? If you don’t know one, you probably picture a glass-wearing nerd who is always staring at the computer screen and who gets called a grammar nazi by everyone—and not […]