This too shall pass

This too shall pass

It’s pointless to talk about political responses to Covid-19. Things are changing by the hour and we are already bombarded with up-to-the-minute information on the radio, television and online. Around-the-clock news channels are feeding our hunger to learn about every...
Telecommuting our new reality

Telecommuting our new reality

COVID-19 the Coronavirus Pandemic has forced employers to send employees home, working in office is no longer a viable option. Telecommuting simply refers to the practice of exercising one’s job outside the company’s office. Telecommuting can refer to different...
Fit to translate

Fit to translate

Sedentary jobs involve sitting at a desk and only very minor physical activity. Although translators and project managers are the equivalent of intellectual body builders, we don’t get to move about much at work, and our lifestyles may be putting us at risk of...
Arriving at night

Arriving at night

These days, many people choose to stay in holiday apartments when they travel, attracted by the extra space and the home-from-home experience. The choice is enormous, and it’s fun finding the perfect pad on the internet. My main reason for choosing apartments when I...
Sustainable and profitable

Sustainable and profitable

Energy efficiency and emissions, recycling… whether you’re a sole trader, a small company or a consumer, these are matters of the utmost importance. I suspect that translators these days are far more environmentally friendly than we were 20 years ago. Not so long ago,...
Winter warmers

Winter warmers

The invention of the refrigerator and the widespread availability of ice gave the world a taste for cold drinks. We all take ice cubes for granted, but I can assure you that when travelling to places where the ice is either dangerous to drink or just not available, I...
Translation and the Global Customer Xperience

Translation and the Global Customer Xperience

In a digital age dominated by a new generation with the attention span of a gnat, it is hardly surprising that customer engagement is the subject of endless research and scientific analysis. Every decision to purchase we make is designed to be an end-to-end journey to...