Freelance translators tend to specialize in different areas or subject fields. It’s kind of a natural process and it portrays them as more experienced and reliable professionals.
There are some tools on the market designed to manage translation projects. Some are free, and some are paid but each one of them, in their own way, attempts to meet the needs of freelance translators who, as we well know, do much more than just sit down and translate.
I worked as a project manager in a translation company for quite a few years and, needless to say, that can be an extremely exhausting job.
For me, translation conferences and events are a great excuse to travel. This year I decided to start by taking that long overdue trip to Barcelona and attending Together,
Never is the question “what on earth has translation got to do with project management?” so evident than when you are the only “non-engineer” walking into a PMP training room.