Interpreter Don’ts: How to Avoid Interference for More Quality Interpretations

A session or appointment with a face to face or telephonic interpreter needs to run as smoothly as possible to maximize efficiency.  You might not realize it, but an interpreter’s job is extremely demanding, and the way we interact with them has the potential to cause or add stress, or even prolong the session. What can 

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Interpreter Don’ts: How to Avoid Interference for More Quality Interpretations Part II

In the first part of our “don’ts” blog, we covered the basic ways you can avoid obstruction during a meeting or appointment with a certified interpreter. As a follow-up, here are a few more ways to make sure appointments with face to face or telephonic interpreters runs smoothly:  The Interpreter is not a babysitter/escort:  A prompt and professional interpreter 

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Why Become an Interpreter?

There are several reasons why someone looking for a career in the language industry would become an interpreter.  If you have a love or passion towards language, here are 4 winning reasons to become an interpreter as a long term profession:  You love helping and working with people:  Being a professional capable of connecting people together through language 

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What Makes a Successful Interpreter?

Interpreters go through years of schooling and rigorous testing to meet certification and skill level requirements. Knowing the language is one thing, but what makes a professional certified interpreter successful? Here are some key traits every successful interpreter will possess:  Time Management Skills: Practicing strict time management skills will propel you to complete assignments within an adequate amount 

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Certified Medical Interpreter

Why do hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities need certified medical interpreters? According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community Survey, over 61 million people speak a language other than English at home. That’s 20% of the U.S. population! If you’re a physician, nurse, hospital staff or anyone else in the healthcare industry 

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