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Faces of Gengo: Carola

A multilingual originally from Germany, Carola is a digital nomad who’s grateful for having a steady and flexible job that has allowed her to travel around Europe for the past two years. Find out what she loves about being a translator in this interview. Nationality: German Location: Currently traveling around Europe Occupation: Blogging traveler Gengo …

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10 must-have tools that make freelance life easier

The gig economy has been transforming how, when, and where many of us work. A rising number of skilled professionals are choosing remote and freelance careers, and research shows that working from home could raise productivity, efficiency, and engagement while saving time and money. But in this world of independent work and virtual teams, we ...

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Impressions as a new translator for Gengo

The full article was originally published on Self Taught Japanese on January 3, 2016. Read on as author Jeff Wisgo weighs in on his experience as a new Japanese to English translator with Gengo. On translator resources “One of the first things you’ll notice when you join is you’ll have access to a series of ...

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Key strategies for translating proper nouns

Summer is here, welcoming in another installment of your quality updates. We’d like to introduce three basic translation strategies and how to use them to avoid some common translation errors. Going through your translation, you’ll inevitably see one of these pop up – a proper noun. Translating them may come so naturally, you don’t even ...

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Gengo ❤️ Payoneer: a new translator payment option

Every month, we send payments to thousands of translators located in over 140 countries across the globe. Translators depend on easily accessible payments so we’ve made fast and reliable payments our top priority. For this reason, we’re happy to announce a partnership with Payoneer, giving our translators even more payment options and flexibility than ever ...

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Faces of Gengo: Hari

Despite his busy schedule as a first-year medical resident, Hari also works as a French to English translator in his spare time. He believes translating for Gengo served as the catalyst for pursuing one of his dreams. Find out more about his Gengo experience in his interview. Nationality: Canadian Location: Bahrain Occupation: Intern doctor Gengo ...

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Faces of Gengo: Kanako

Based in L.A., Kanako is an English to Japanese translator originally from Tokyo. When she moved to the U.S., she discovered Gengo and the advantages of freelancing. Find out why she rated being a freelance Gengo translator a perfect 10 out of 10 in this interview. Nationality: Japanese Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Occupation: Full-time ...

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