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Speaking of Translation is an occasional podcast about the language industry, hosted by freelance translators (and enthusiastic talkers!) Eve Bodeux and Corinne McKay

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Speaking of Translation is an occasional podcast about the language industry, hosted by freelance translators (and enthusiastic talkers!) Eve Bodeux and Corinne McKay

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    Self-care and mental health in the pandemic

    Self-care and mental health in the pandemic

    As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, self-care and mental health are increasingly important to us as freelancers, moms, partners, and friends. In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss: -what self-care means, and why it’s not selfish-tools and strategies we’ve used … Continue reading →

    Boundaries and sticky situations: a joint episode with Smart Habits for Translators

    Boundaries and sticky situations: a joint episode with Smart Habits for Translators

    Thanks to our friends Veronika Demichelis and Madalena Sanchez Zampaulo at Smart Habits for Translators, for asking us to record another joint episode! Our topic this time around is boundaries and sticky situations: How to handle non-paying clients, especially if … Continue reading →

    Wrapping up 2020, and looking ahead to 2021

    Wrapping up 2020, and looking ahead to 2021

    In this episode, Eve and Corinne wrap up 2020 (a truly unforgettable year by any measure!), and look ahead to 2021. We discuss topics such as: Highlight accomplishments of 2020, and what helped us get there Disappointments this year, and … Continue reading →

    Handling the holidays as a freelancer: a joint episode of Smart Habits for Translators and Speaking of Translation

    Handling the holidays as a freelancer: a joint episode of Smart Habits for Translators and Speaking of Translation

    Thanks to our awesome friends and colleagues Veronika Demichelis and Madalena Sanchez Zampaulo over at Smart Habits for Translators for this very fun joint episode on handling the holidays as a freelancer! We discuss topics such as:-How we all handle … Continue reading →

    Making the most of LinkedIn

    Making the most of LinkedIn

    Eve and Corinne discuss how to make the most of LinkedIn as a freelance translator or interpreter, including: Tips for optimizing your profile (specifically for our industry) How we use LinkedIn in our own businesses Eve’s ongoing use of LinkedIn … Continue reading →

    Panel discussion: freelancing during the COVID pandemic

    Panel discussion: freelancing during the COVID pandemic

    Eve, Corinne, freelance translator Karen Tkaczyk, and freelance conference interpreter Alex Gansmeier discuss life as a freelancer during the COVID pandemic, including: -How the pandemic initially affected their businesses in March through May of 2020 -How things are looking now … Continue reading →

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