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    • November 27, 2013 12:24 PM EET
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      We have one more point to discuss:

      Clients, whether final customers or translation agencies, frequently wish to see the product (translation) translator can provide and its quality, before ordering services. Usually it is realized through requesting to complete the free testing task or to provide samples of previous translations. Each option has its pros and cons for both translators and customers. What do you think about it?

    • November 27, 2013 12:27 PM EET
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      The decision of whether to complete the free testing task or to provide samples of previous translations largely depends on the translator’s experience.

       

      If you are a graduate you don’t have much to show. In this case you’d better take some test translation, which will surely demonstrate your knowledge and skills, especially when it’s a real-time one. On the other hand, these tests usually consist of short texts (when you are asked to translate a large one it’s likely to be some kind of fraud aimed to get translations free of charge), and you don’t have the necessary time or scale to delve into the subject.

       

      If you have enough translations of good quality from different spheres, you are expected to prefer sharing them. Firstly, it saves your time, as you need only few minutes to attach all the necessary files. Secondly, you can fully demonstrate your translation skills in the best abstracts of your works, as you can choose what to send. The only disadvantage is connected with the customers who have to believe you (or they can check you with the above mentioned tests, though these should be somewhat different) or who work in the spheres not represented in your samples.

    • September 15, 2019 6:02 PM EEST
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      Free testing tasks vs samples

      Free testing task and management group are here for the approval of the mixed approach for humans. The natural element of the task and boomessay is ensured for the enhancement of the goals for the citizens and all perpetual terms in the middle of the official stances and actual moves for the humans.

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