How to write a great translator resume

In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss how to write a great translation-targeted resume, and when to use marketing materials other than a resume. Eve offers tips on resume etiquette, content and form, and Corinne talks about typical resume errors that her students make. Thanks to listeners Victoria and Elisa for asking about infographic resumes and when to use marketing materials other than a resume. We answer their questions, and offer some non-resume options for translators marketing to direct clients.

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How to write a great translator resume


One response to “How to write a great translator resume

  1. Dear Eve and Corinne!

    First of all, I really love your podcast! Thank you so much for all the advice! And this is a great episode.
    I am not sure if this is the right place to do it, but I am new in the business and have some – maybe silly – questions.

    First, do you list the agencies that you work with on your resume?
    And how do you display your work in a portfolio, resume, or website, when it is not something like a book or a video where you could add a picture. Do you include a sample of your translation or only the title?
    And when in your career does it make sense to become a member of an association? I have not studied a whole degree in translation and it seems that one needs several years of work experience before one can become part of them?
    And should the association be in the country where you live or in the country where your native language is spoken? For example, I am German and will, in most cases, translate into German, but I live in Australia.

    Thank you and I am looking forward to your new episode!
    Wishes from cold Canberra

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