Top Languages To Broaden Employment Prospects

While a college education and job experience are common factors for employment, learning a second language just might give you the extra support you need to get a new job, a promotion, or a departmental transfer. The world is expanding; globalization is taking us to places we could not reach even 50 years ago. Many [...]

The Multiple Levels of Difficulty in Translation

We often judge pursuits and adventures by what we perceive to be their level of difficulty. For instance, one might believe that baseball is an “easy” sport to play due to the simplicity of the rules; hit the ball with the bat and run. Some people think that cooking is an easy pursuit because you [...]

Is It French French or Canadian French?

Does your business need French translation? If the answer is yes, our next question might be, what type of French are you looking for? No two languages are exactly the same, no matter how close they might sound. Even if they originated in the same location, there are differences that can change the entire context [...]

Translation is a Gender Fluid World

The world is changing, and people’s understanding is changing right along with it. It’s a non-binary world, with more than just “her and him” living in it. A person who is non-binary “may identify as gender fluid, agender (without gender), off the binary, or something else entirely” (verywellmind). As Medium describes gender fluidity, “Instead of [...]

Prepare at a Young Age for a Future in Translation

“Translators are the shadow heroes of literature, the often-forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures to talk to one another, who have enabled us to understand that we all, from every part of the world, live in one world.” – Paul Auster   Translation is a job like no other. It links worlds and [...]

4 Romantic Languages to Celebrate Love in the Spring

Last month we looked at different Valentine’s Day traditions around the world. Although Valentine’s Day is over, spring is on the way (we hope!). Springtime is often associated with renewal and rebirth, and a chance to find love.  Frank Bronson, a biologist from the University of Texas, reports that “Spring fever in mammals is regulated [...]