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2018-12-12

Why the best language professionals are with Tradëm (4 of 4)

Mathieu

As we have previously discussed, agencies and firms all claim they have the best recruiting process and the best translators. They also boast about their tests. From a marketing point of view, it is very efficient to sell tests. Corny, but efficient. “Pheeew, hardly anyone is good enough for us!” Tradëm doesn’t do any of […]

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2018-12-10

Why the best language professionals are with Tradëm (3 of 4)

Mathieu

Agencies and firms not only often require freelancers to write a test, but they also tend to dictate what the terms will be, such as requiring the purchase of software, capping rates, imposing terms of payment, etc. This formula is outdated and, frankly, should never have existed in the first place. Can you imagine a client […]

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2018-12-06

Why the best language professionals are with Tradëm (2 of 4)

Mathieu

As we were discussing in the previous post, job and freelance openings with conventional translation agencies or firms are not always compelling for translators. The test. Not all translators are interested in spending two to three unpaid hours writing a test for the Old-Hat translation firm (the fictional firm used as an example here). Some freelancers are […]

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2018-12-04

Why the best language professionals are with Tradëm (1 of 4)

Mathieu

All translation agencies and firms claim to have the best recruiting process. They have the best translators, and they offer them the best conditions. Or so they say. They boast about the tests their hopeful translators have to write. Tests are a guarantee of quality, supposedly. And here comes Tradëm, not requiring any test. “So, […]

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2018-11-26

Word Wizards Wanted

Tradëm

  Tradëm is looking for translators, revisers and proofreaders to increase its pool of freelance collaborators (or “word wizards”). What to expect: Your rates, your terms Your tools of choice Time is money: that includes yours Your rates, your terms You tell us your rates and how and when you want to be paid by […]

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