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In comparison to last year, work-wise, my March was...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 1
About the same 27.2%
Much quieter 22.7%
Quieter 20.0%
Busier 15.1%
Much busier 9.9%
I don't know 3.2%
Other - N/A 1.9%
754 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Given recent world events, do you find yourself with more time on your hands?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 31
Yes, a lot 29.0%
Yes, a bit 26.5%
Not really 21.0%
Not at all, quite the opposite 14.3%
It's about the same for me 8.3%
Other - N/A 1.0%
820 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, my household is such that I wouldn't need to go out...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 30
For about a week 51.8%
For a few weeks 18.3%
For about a day 11.5%
I don't know 6.6%
For a month 5.7%
For 1 - 3 months 3.2%
For more than 6 months 2.1%
For 3 - 6 months 0.8%
722 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is translation an art or a skill?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Mar 28
Both 71.4%
Skill 20.2%
Art 4.6%
I don't know 2.0%
Neither 1.8%
796 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you started a project on one CAT tool and finished it on another?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 27
No 70.2%
Yes, at least once 19.5%
Yes, frequently 6.0%
Other - N/A 3.3%
Yes, all the time 1.0%
722 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My home work setup is ideal:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 26
Agree 42.7%
Partially agree 36.8%
Disagree 9.1%
Partially disagree 7.5%
I don't have a home work setup 2.3%
Other 1.6%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I have been able to be of help to friends/family who are suddenly struggling with working from home.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 25
False 52.3%
Semi-true 26.6%
True 21.1%
809 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Nowadays, the quality/consistency of my internet connection is never a problem for my work.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 22
True 45.9%
Almost true 42.9%
False 11.2%
653 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received jobs related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?
By Emma Page - featured on Mar 21
Yes, a small amount of work 30.3%
No, and I'm getting less work than usual 28.3%
No, work has carried on as usual 18.1%
Yes, a moderate amount of work 13.6%
Yes, a large amount of work 5.6%
Other - N/A 4.2%
819 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Freelancers are uniquely better-prepared for current world events like the coronavirus.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 20
Agree 52.5%
Disagree 25.0%
Agree, but ... (please share) 19.6%
Disagree, but ... (please share) 2.9%
864 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have noticed a rising trend of crazy/impossible deadlines?
By Claudio Machado Junior - featured on Mar 18
No, they have remained about the same 54.1%
Yes 21.3%
Yes, but only in some cases (please share) 15.9%
Other - N/A 4.8%
Actually, they have been more human/feasible 3.8%
704 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you recommend a colleague to clients for certain jobs?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 17
Not very often at all 31.4%
Every once in a while 30.7%
Never 18.6%
More or less frequently 9.7%
Very frequently 6.1%
Other - N/A 3.6%
899 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you had to postpone/cancel recent travel plans for work or for leisure?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 14
Yes 34.8%
I do not have any plans in the works at the moment 25.4%
Not yet, but I may have to 21.5%
No, and I'm not planning to 16.0%
Other - N/A 2.2%
673 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Proofreaders never admit that a translation is very good. Agree or disagree?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Mar 13
Disagree 50.6%
Partially agree 27.9%
Agree 13.8%
I don't know 6.5%
Other - N/A 1.1%
1317 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When was the last time you made a backup of your work files?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 10
It is done regularly and automatically 31.2%
In the past month 10.8%
In the past six months 9.8%
In the past week 9.5%
Never 8.5%
In the past day 8.4%
I don't remember 7.7%
In the past year 6.0%
It's been more than a year 5.9%
Other - N/A 2.1%
714 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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So far in 2020, I have:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 9
Maintained my number of clients 50.8%
Increased my number of clients 29.8%
Decreased my number of clients 19.4%
573 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Has the coronavirus outbreak affected how much work or the kind of work you are getting?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 8
No 52.6%
I don't know 17.3%
Yes 16.1%
Only somewhat 12.5%
Other - N/A 1.5%
591 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have clients asked you to charge an hourly rate in some cases?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 7
Yes, and I have 66.7%
No, but I would 9.3%
No, and I would not 9.1%
Yes, but I have not 8.1%
Other - N/A 6.8%
645 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find yourself translating mentally outside of work?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 6
Yes, sometimes 53.0%
Yes, all the time 29.8%
No 12.7%
I used to 2.8%
Other - N/A 1.6%
788 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever purchased/subscribed to work-related software which you then did not use?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 5
No 59.5%
Yes 38.7%
Other - N/A 1.8%
706 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My most regular client(s) send me work...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 4
Weekly 42.3%
Daily 25.0%
Monthly 15.6%
I don't have any regular clients 8.2%
Other - N/A 5.0%
Quarterly 3.5%
Yearly 0.4%
1098 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you provide copywriting services?
By Francesca Battaglia - featured on Mar 1
No, and I am not interested 43.5%
No, but I am considering it 20.9%
I do, sometimes 16.9%
I don't know what that is 11.5%
Yes, I specialize in copywriting 4.2%
Other - N/A 3.0%
497 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to smartphones, do you think that translators are mostly "Androidians" or "iOS-ans"?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Feb 29
I don't know 42.9%
Androidians 36.5%
About half and half 14.0%
iOS-ans 6.6%
680 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you turn down projects that contain or express hate in any form?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Feb 28
Yes 40.1%
Other - N/A 22.5%
It depends on... (please share) 19.7%
No 17.6%
670 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When it comes to my freelance business, I generally:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 27
Plan ahead, short term 41.1%
Take things day-to-day 36.8%
Plan ahead, long term 9.9%
Mostly just worry 9.2%
Other - N/A 3.0%
1157 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I consider myself mostly:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 23
a translator 81.8%
a transcreator 4.5%
an interpreter 4.5%
other (please share) 3.8%
a proofreader / editor 3.6%
a project manager 1.7%
an administrator 0.2%
581 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say your translation productivity is up over the past 2 -3 years?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 22
Yes 49.6%
No, it's about the same 22.3%
I'm not sure 13.8%
No, it's gone down 12.0%
Other - N/A 2.4%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In an average month, what percentage of your turnover comes from your biggest client?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 21
60 - 79% 22.8%
40 - 59% 22.6%
20 - 39% 15.5%
80 - 99% 14.0%
I don't know 9.9%
Other - N/A 5.9%
10 - 19% 4.6%
100% 3.0%
Under 10% 1.7%
698 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever had an apprentice translator?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 20
No, and I wouldn't 53.9%
No, but I would like to 17.1%
Yes, and I would do it again 13.2%
Other - N/A 10.9%
Yes, but never again 4.9%
836 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If I needed more work, I would prefer:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 18
to receive new clients to expand my existing client base 42.7%
that my existing clients sent me greater volume 35.5%
No preference 21.8%
792 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How frequently do you have to / choose to turn down projects?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 17
At least once a month 27.0%
At least once a week 24.5%
Maybe once every few months 19.3%
Maybe once or twice in a year 9.2%
I can't remember when the last time was 8.8%
Never 6.0%
Other - N/A 5.2%
534 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is the use of virtual currencies worth considering for translators and interpreters?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 16
No 41.8%
Not sure 29.2%
Yes 14.0%
Not yet 13.0%
Other - N/A 2.0%
500 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you distrust job inquiries sent using free email accounts?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 15
Yes, in general 51.1%
No, in general 23.9%
It depends on... (please share) 20.7%
Other - N/A 4.3%
610 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Right now, my accounting and other administrative tasks are:
By anonymous - featured on Feb 14
Up to date 43.6%
Almost up to date 35.3%
Running behind 14.0%
Sorely neglected 4.6%
Other - N/A 2.4%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If you had money to invest, would you invest it in a company that makes translation tools?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 13
No 68.9%
Depends on... (please share) 11.6%
Yes (please share) 11.4%
Other - N/A 7.1%
I already have! 0.9%
673 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you keep track of how/where your new clients find you?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12
No 36.8%
Yes, but only mentally 26.0%
Not consistently 21.2%
Yes 14.9%
Other - N/A 1.1%
720 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever made a list of companies/clients you would like to work with?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 11
You have not voted on this poll.
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How many continuing professional development (CPD) hours did you complete in 2019?
By Iryna Khramchenko - featured on Feb 8
None 44.1%
I'm not sure 17.2%
1-10 hours 16.9%
More than 30 hours 9.9%
10-20 hours 6.2%
20-30 hours 5.8%
617 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you post on social media?
By Cinzia Simona Minniti - featured on Feb 7
Only occasionally 45.1%
Never 28.9%
Once or twice a week 14.2%
Every day 10.3%
Other - N/A 1.6%
769 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When I want to take a short break from work, I like to...
By Verónica Ducrey - featured on Feb 6
Go for a walk/run 29.6%
Browse the internet 18.9%
Other (please share) 12.1%
Do housework 11.4%
Take a nap 8.5%
Watch TV 7.8%
Play with my kid(s)/pet(s) 6.5%
Talk/meet with a friend 3.3%
Have a bath 1.9%
787 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you offer cultural review services?
By Christina Pauly - featured on Feb 5
No 39.3%
What is a cultural review? 29.2%
Yes 16.1%
No, but I'm considering it 10.0%
No, but I have in the past 3.1%
Other - N/A 2.3%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you offered translation or technology consulting services to your clients?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 4
No 59.8%
Yes (please share) 17.8%
No, but I would like to 11.1%
Other - N/A 5.9%
No, but they have requested the service anyway 5.5%
614 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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"A foreign accent is a sign of bravery."
By anonymous - featured on Feb 3
What? 43.3%
Agree 24.4%
Not sure 15.2%
Disagree 14.0%
Other - N/A 3.1%
578 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does your significant other ever help you with translation?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 2
Yes, occasionally 28.4%
No 26.3%
I don't currently have a significant other 21.8%
No, but they help me with other aspects of my work 10.5%
Yes, we are a team 5.2%
Other - N/A 3.6%
Not anymore 2.5%
Yes, all the time 1.7%
524 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Does seeing certain words repeated over and over cause you to doubt their correct spelling?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 1
Not usually 36.1%
I have no idea what you're talking about 20.5%
Yes 16.0%
No, never 13.0%
Yes, but only if I am writing/typing them 12.0%
Other - N/A 2.4%
624 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you say there is less human interaction during a translation project now than 3 years ago?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 31
No 39.9%
Yes 28.3%
I don't know 21.3%
Only in some cases (please share) 9.0%
Other - N/A 1.5%
742 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Would you consider yourself an expert on the CAT tool(s) you use?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 30
I'm familiar enough to get the job done 50.8%
Almost 15.2%
Yes 11.7%
I don't use them 10.3%
Not really 7.5%
No, I'm just getting started with them 3.9%
Other - N/A 0.7%
831 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you outsource work?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 29
Never 65.1%
Once or twice a year 21.8%
Other (please share) 6.1%
Once or twice a month 4.0%
Once or twice a week 3.0%
799 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many browser tabs do you have open right now?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 28
2 - 7 55.1%
8 - 12 13.2%
Just one 10.9%
13 - 20 8.4%
None 5.4%
Over 40 3.3%
21 - 30 2.9%
31 - 40 0.8%
841 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When was the last time you got a new client from a colleague's referral?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 27
Never 28.0%
In the last year 20.2%
I don't remember / don't know 19.8%
It's been more than a year 16.3%
In the last month 8.8%
In the last week 4.6%
Other - N/A 2.3%
565 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

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