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6 productivity tools that make my work more enjoyable (while increasing my productivity)

If, like many freelancers, you are the CEO, the manager, administrative assistant and creative mind behind your business, you need some support in accomplishing you work. Over the years, I‘ve come to rely on a few key productivity tools for project management, note-taking, invoicing and time tracking. Why am I sharing these tools with you now? …

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Wordscape

Language, in my case French, is sometimes insufficient for expressing new realities. Technology and other innovation-rich fields are fertile ground for new words, or neologisms. Looking at the rapidly evolving cultural and technological landscapes, translators can expect to confront language deficiencies more frequently as language tries to keep up with the changes in society. As …

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Success and Sustainability for the Language Professional

Beginning; it can be daunting, exhilarating, discouraging and stimulating all at once. If you do freelance work I suspect that you know what I’m talking about. When I first started out as an independent translator, I wasn’t sure how I would build the business I envisioned. I had so many questions. How would I attract …

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A Window on the French Language in Quebec

It?s the fourth Journ?e qu?b?coise des dictionnaires today. I want to take this opportunity to let you know that you can now have access to the Franqus dictionary (Franqus stands for fran?ais qu?b?cois d?usage standard). The dictionary is a window on the particularities of the French language in Quebec. Franqus gives you access to over …

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