Doing Business In Canada? The Quality of Your French is Key!Written by Bruno Gingras LL.B,
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A translator with relevant technical background and industry knowledge will usually produce a better quality translation than a translator without similar qualifications, which is why so many companies using outside translators have an in-house review process to verify accuracy and style of translation. Improve The Quality Of Your Technical Translations - Twelve Translation Facts 1.Certain documents require more attention than others. Generally speaking, more specialized or technical your document, more difficult it will be to find a qualified translator. 2.A translation degree does not, in itself, make one competent in law, business, finance, medicine, science, engineering, or any other technical subject. 3.For specialized translation work, you should always use a translator with relevant academic knowledge and industry-specific experience. 4.Certain companies offer translation services in over 100 language combinations, on any subject, including most technical areas. The lack of regulations in industry encourages some to overstate their qualifications. 5.More than a few translation companies lack required expertise to correctly evaluate quality of their services in all language combinations they offer. 6.Make sure at least one of their managers speaks your language combination, French and English, if you are doing business in Canada and ask about their actual qualifications. If managers are not sufficiently qualified, they will be unable to assess quality of their translators or of work they produce. 7.Generally, a company specializing in only a few languages will provide better quality translations, in those languages, than a company working in a large number of language combinations. This is especially true when technical or specialized documents are to be translated. 8.For technical matters, sensitive issues and important documents, you should always look for a translation company with genuine experts who have studied and worked in your field or industry, even if this means you will have to use more than one translation service provider for all language combinations you need. 9.Remember that language barrier often prevents material errors and discrepancies from being detected immediately. Poorly written translations and material flaws usually end up being reviewed and corrected at extra cost. 10.Unless you are dealing with bilingual experts, you should always review your important translated documents with an employee or colleague who speaks language of translation to verify its quality and accuracy. 11.If your work is specialized and technical and must meet specific industry standards, don’t expect an accurate and professionally written translation from someone who has never studied in your field or worked in your industry. 12.When translating technical or specialized documents, look for translators with specialized knowledge and professional experience which are relevant to your work or industry.
After a successful carrer as a commercial lawyer in the province of Québec, Bruno Gingras is now chief operating officer of About Translations Ltd., a Canadian company providing industry-specific French and English translation services in the areas of law, business and finance, medicine and pharmacology, engineering, science and technology. The company is associated with Traductions À propos enr. of Montréal, Québec.
Internet Cell Phone Deals – How to Take Advantage of ThemWritten by Jaye E. Seay
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Nevertheless, there are many quality carriers in marketplace. Switching carriers should not be that troublesome. Therefore, these internet cell phone deals have great value for consumer. Often, these phones that you can get free after rebate would cost you more than $200 as an upgrade. As a savvy cell phone consumer, you could select two carriers that you are comfortable with and switch between two every one or two years (and receive a high quality cell phone free after rebate) in process. The internet marketplace holds great value for cell phone consumer. Take advantage of these great internet cell phone deals.
Jaye Seay is an MBA candidate at Howard University in Washington, DC. He is also the owner of 8ballwireless.com, a website that offers consumers information, reviews, and links to the best internet cell phone deals.