Monthly Archives: November 2013

El ABC de los profesionales de servicios lingüísticos: ¿quiénes somos, qué hacemos?

Recientemente un compañero del coro y colega me invitó a un desayuno organizado por el capítulo Canadá de la organización Business Network International (BNI). Este evento reunió unos 80 profesionales provenientes de una amplia gama de disciplinas. Después del desayuno tuve la oportunidad de hablar con algunos miembros e invitados presentes.  Uno de los invitados […]

Le b.a.-ba des langagiers : qui sommes-nous et que faisons-nous?

Un collègue et ami de la chorale m’a récemment invité à un petit-déjeuner organisé par BNI Canada. L’événement rassemblait près de 80 membres et invités, tous des professionnels d’horizons divers. Dans un des nombreux échanges qui ont suivi le repas, un invité me faisait remarquer que la plupart, voire la totalité de mes clients potentiels sont […]

The ABCs of language professionals: who we are, what we do

A choir buddy and professional colleague recently invited me to a breakfast organized by Business Network International (BNI) Canada. This event gathered about 80 professionals from a wide array of domains. After the breakfast, I had a chance to talk to some of the members and guests present. One of the guests told me that […]

All about translation and editing

On September 11th, the Quebec City chapter of Quebec’s association of self-employed workers and small businesses in language services, the ATAMESL, held a workshop for translators and editors at the Café Krieghoff, located in the city’s Upper Town. It’s a part of the city that bustles with residents and tourists alike. The activity, mainly focused […]

How is everyone doing?

Good heavens! It feels like ages since I last saw my own blog. How have all of you been? (Professionally speaking, of course.) Over the past month, I have attended a number of networking events, met some professional counsellors, and promoted myself on websites such as Kijiji and Craigslist. By way of a Halloween gift […]