Posts Tagged ‘interview’

Language services in the internet age: our translators’ experiences with the lingoking marketplace

Last October, lingoking launched its new online marketplace for language services. This has made it very easy for customers to upload potential assignments and receive a variety of quotes from a number of service providers – for them, the benefits are clear: more choice, direct contact with translators, and increased availability. But what about our service providers? How have they and their daily routines been affected? To gain an insight read more…

We have been there – #DKonf2015

On October 2 and 3 the first DialogKonferenz for all translators, interpreters and agencies took place at the former main customs office in Hamburg. The event organizer was the Deutsche Verband der freien Übersetzer und Dolmetscher (German association of freelance translators and interpreters, DVÜD). The goal of the event was to create an exchange between language service providers, i.e. interpreters and translators, and their suppliers. The round table was a particular read more…

Born and raised in a multicultural family – we present: Service provider of the month, Mr Delshad!

As he accepted many translation assignments and even a telephone interpreting assignment over the past month for us, we have chosen Mr Delshad as service provider of the month. The lingoking team would like to congratulate him and thank him for the pleasant cooperation, which has always been very straightforward.

“I see language as a reflection of a person’s essence.” – Interview with Carmen Odimba

For the month of August, the lingoking team chose our translator Ms. Carmen Odimba as our language service provider of the month. Ms. Odimba is a rather recent addition to the “lingoking crowd”, yet she has accepted quite a lot of assignments over the past few months which she always completed to our fullest satisfaction. We are more than happy to work with a translator as accommodating and reliable as read more…

“Everything always runs smoothly with lingoking” – an interview with Peter Reidel, our Service Provider of the Month

Peter Reidel – Our lingoking service provider of the month of July! Mr Reidel, we’d like to thank you for your excellent work last month in particular, but also for your work in the previous months. Last month, you carried out a large number of translation assignments for us, including a very large project, and always delivered top quality. We were also delighted that you were able to help us read more…

lingoking interpreters acting as language professionals for protesters at the G7 summit

The G7 summit 2015 was held on 7 and 8 June at Schloss Elmau in Krün, Germany. This year’s event was attended by Angela Merkel (Germany), François Hollande (France), David Cameron (Great Britain), Matteo Renzi (Italy), Shinzo Abe (Japan), Stephen Harper (Canada) and Barack H. Obama (USA). The aim of the summit was to discuss topics that affect all these countries. The topics at this year’s G7 summit included international read more…

“The exciting thing for me is the variety.” – interview with Tracey Kimmeskamp, lingoking’s language services provider of the month

Always on time, always top-quality and always friendly – meet Tracey Kimmeskamp, our service provider of the month for May. She completed a high volume of projects for us last month and even squeezed some additional texts in between the jobs she was already working on. We really appreciate that kind of commitment. Thank you for the great collaboration and congratulations on being our May service provider of the month!

A “dominant” and a “subordinate” native language

Many translators and interpreters have grown up bilingual. They often have two native languages if they speak different languages with their mother and father or if their parents speak a different language to the local language of the country where they are living. If you meet people who have two native languages, some will tell you that – although they speak both languages very well – they always feel more read more…

lingoking service provider of the month in April: Translator and interpreter Olivier Cardonnel

This month, we would like to congratulate Olivier Cardonnel as service provider of the month. We are very much looking forward to introducing a “new” lingoking translator this time. Mr Cardonnel has taken on numerous assignments with us last month. We highly value his reliability and smooth communication process. We would like to thank him and congratulate him!