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ATA WEBINAR ON 10/10/18: Building Entrepreneurial Skills for Interpreters and Translators

Presenter: Rosanna Balistreri Date: October 10, 2018 at 11:00am Central/12:00pm Eastern In this webinar, presenter Rosanna Balistreri will walk you through the steps to take to minimize the risks and maximize the rewards in starting a freelance translation or interpreting business. You’ll learn how to market yourself competitively, develop successful relationships with clients, and increase revenue. Learn what… READ MORE »

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UMTIA would like to take a moment to recognize the many excellent translators & interpreters out there both here in Minnesota and beyond! We appreciate all the great work you do and the huge effort you make to do quality work and be the best you can be. We know you aren’t recognized enough! And… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Remote Interpreting, Translators

ATA Webinar on 10/2/18: Find and Keep Your Best Clients Using the 80/20 Principle

Presenter: Tess Whitty  Date: October 2, 2018 at 11:00am Central/12:00pm Eastern The 80/20 rule, also known as the Pareto principle, is widely used in business, but how does it apply to marketing for translators and interpreters? Or does it? After attending this webinar, you will know how to identify the best customers for your business and where to… READ MORE »

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UMTIA Event on 10/6/18: Interpreting for Special Education

Interpreting for Special Education Medical Interpreting in the School Setting Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:00 am – 12:30 pm LOCATION: Minnesota Department of Education Conference Center A (rooms 13 & 14) 1500 Highway 36 West Roseville, MN 55113-4266 Register here! Objective: A panel of providers, interpreters and academics will discuss the challenges that arise when… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, UMTIA Event

VIDEO: Watch the Story of a Historic Immigration Raid in Iowa

Overnight, in 2008, a court interpreter named Erik Camayd-Freixas made national news by reporting on grave miscarriages of justice after what was then the biggest and most famous immigration raid in modern history: Postville, Iowa. Now a new documentary called America First: The Legacy of an Immigration Raid honors the larger picture of that story. It is a shocking tale… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters

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