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How important is translation tool training for you?
By anonymous
Useful, but not necessary 41.1%
Important 20.2%
Not important at all 17.2%
Very important 11.2%
I don't know 7.6%
Other 2.7%
669 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many of your clients ask you to work with Trados?
By Dr. Tilmann Kleinau - featured on 08:10
Many of them 22.7%
None of them 21.6%
Some of them 20.9%
A few of them 18.0%
Most or all of them 16.7%
850 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (20)] [View this poll]

I am usually up and working during most of my clients' business hours.
By anonymous - featured on Jun 20
True 69.0%
False 17.5%
I don't know 13.5%
813 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

Would you normally work with an agency that uses a 60-day payment term?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Jun 19
Yes 38.1%
It depends on... (please share) 31.5%
No 30.4%
851 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

If you ever talk aloud when alone, do you use a language other than your mother tongue?
By Peter Simon - featured on Jun 18
Yes, often (or more than often) 30.2%
Yes, sometimes 30.1%
Yes, occasionally 19.2%
I don't talk aloud to myself 10.4%
Never 8.3%
I don't know 1.8%
665 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have you ever received a project for an amount lower than 5 Euros?
By Irène Guinez - featured on Jun 17
Yes 51.2%
No 22.8%
I turn those down 17.0%
Yes, all the time 7.1%
Other 1.9%
588 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

How often do you take your work outdoors?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 16
Never 42.3%
Very rarely 28.7%
Occasionally 11.2%
Sometimes 11.0%
As often as I can 6.8%
780 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Do you plan to take breaks to watch some or all of the World Cup?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 15
No 60.2%
Yes 23.7%
Haven't thought about it 14.2%
I don't know what that is 2.0%
861 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (23)] [View this poll]

At what time do you generally finish your business day?
By Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD - featured on Jun 14
Later than 8 pm 30.8%
6 pm 16.3%
Other 13.7%
7 pm 13.2%
5 pm 10.6%
8 pm 7.7%
4 pm 4.0%
3 pm 2.1%
Earlier than 3 pm 1.5%
969 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

In comparison to the averages declared by ProZ.com users ( https://search.proz.com/employers/rates )
By Jenn Mercer - featured on Jun 13
My rates are average 41.8%
My rates are low 31.0%
My rates are higher 19.6%
Other 7.6%
820 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (10)] [View this poll]

How important do you think it is to become SDL Trados Studio certified?
By Dr. Tilmann Kleinau - featured on Jun 12
Not important at all 57.9%
I don't know 21.4%
Moderately important 13.5%
Very important 4.6%
Other - N/A 2.6%
875 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Are online CAT tools slower, provide fewer fuzzy matches, and prevent integration with other tools?
By sentrodil - featured on Jun 11
I don't know 48.9%
Mostly yes 21.5%
Yes 13.2%
Mostly no 7.1%
No 5.4%
Other 3.8%
650 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Do you have a preferred colored pen to underline your texts and write your notes?
By Susanna Martoni - featured on Jun 10
No 41.6%
Yes 26.0%
I don't use pen 26.0%
It depends on... 6.3%
584 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you have liability insurance?
By Veronica Lupascu - featured on Jun 9
No 70.4%
Yes 16.8%
No, but I am planning to/thinking about it 12.8%
740 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (5)] [View this poll]

On which day of the week do you receive more translation offers?
By Patricio León - featured on Jun 8
I've noticed no difference based on the day of the week 55.8%
Friday 17.8%
Tuesday 8.1%
Thursday 6.4%
Wednesday 6.2%
Monday 4.8%
Sunday 0.6%
Saturday 0.2%
813 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Do you have language pairs in your profile that you do not use?
By TranslatorJames - featured on Jun 7
No 78.3%
Yes, I've never had work in some of my pairs 9.7%
Other - N/A 5.9%
Yes, I list some languages I learn for fun 3.8%
Yes, I think it helps for my SEO 2.3%
791 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

How often do you use print translation resources?
By Dassé Théodore, Ph.D - featured on Jun 6
Hardly ever 36.4%
Occasionally 26.6%
Never 22.3%
Often 11.7%
Always 3.1%
858 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Not including you, how many members of your (extended) family use ProZ.com?
By Jessica Noyes - featured on Jun 5
None 84.3%
One 9.1%
Two 2.2%
I don't know 2.1%
Other 1.1%
Three 0.7%
Four or more 0.7%
922 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

What is the most annoying thing about your favorite CAT tool?
By Luisa Pinto - featured on Jun 4
The price 25.5%
Other - N/A 18.3%
No complaints! 14.3%
The tags 10.2%
The complexity 8.8%
The constant updates 6.0%
The crazy and erroneous TM hits 5.4%
The speed 5.0%
The lack of formats supported 4.0%
The user interface 2.5%
679 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

Given the choice, I prefer to communicate with clients via:
By anonymous - featured on Jun 3
Email 89.8%
Instant messaging/chat 5.0%
Telephone/online call 2.7%
Other 1.6%
Text message 0.6%
Video conference/call 0.3%
696 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have you translated in the last two weeks about privacy and data protection (GDPR)?
By Maria Bellido Lois - featured on Jun 2
Yes 49.9%
No 48.1%
Other - N/A 2.0%
859 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

Has GDPR changed the way you do business?
By anonymous - featured on Jun 1
Not at all 68.0%
I still don't know what GDPR is 16.6%
Somewhat 10.3%
Other 4.4%
Completely 0.7%
818 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Your client pays you twice for the same job. What do you do?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on May 31
Return the money 83.5%
Other (please share) 12.5%
Keep the money 4.1%
931 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (30)] [View this poll]

How booked up are you for the coming month?
By anonymous - featured on May 30
My schedule is wide open 40.4%
Somewhat, could still take on quite a bit 15.7%
About 50% 13.3%
I'm already fully-booked 9.2%
Around 75% 8.8%
I don't know 8.4%
Other 4.1%
893 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Have you ever translated the same sentence the same way for two different clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 29
Yes 55.2%
No 25.8%
Other - N/A 13.2%
No: same sentence, different translations 5.8%
813 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Do you catch yourself paraphrasing sentences when reading a text in your source language(s)?
By Andrzej Niewiarowski - featured on May 28
Yes 52.3%
No 39.8%
Other - N/A 7.9%
644 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Do you ever think in your source language(s)?
By Natalia Pedrosa - featured on May 27
Often 37.4%
Sometimes 29.9%
All the time 21.2%
Hardly ever 5.1%
I'm not sure 2.5%
Never 2.2%
Other 1.8%
732 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Have you ever been asked to edit/proofread a text which you translated for different client?
By abufaraz - featured on May 26
No 82.4%
Yes 17.6%
816 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Have you ever mixed up the deadlines for different projects?
By Kuochoe Nikoi - featured on May 25
No 59.3%
Yes, but I caught the error in time 19.9%
Yes, and I delivered late/early as a result 17.2%
Other 3.7%
886 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Has it ever taken you a few months or even a year to send in an invoice?
By Betty M. - featured on May 24
No 61.2%
Yes 35.6%
Other 3.2%
951 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Do you think your translation speed has improved over the last three years?
By anonymous - featured on May 23
Yes 67.3%
Not sure 18.4%
No 11.2%
Other - N/A 3.1%
1016 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

How much of your translation-related research involves Wikipedia?
By anonymous - featured on May 22
Less than 25% 41.6%
I don't know, but not much 17.4%
25 - 50% 15.1%
None 12.8%
I don't know, but a lot 5.5%
50 - 75% 4.3%
Other 2.0%
75 - 100% 1.4%
1001 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

My favorite dictionary is:
By anonymous - featured on May 21
Digital/online 72.6%
I don't have a favorite 15.0%
Hard cover 5.5%
Paperback 4.4%
Other 2.6%
940 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

Do you engage in small talk with some of your clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 20
It depends on the client/culture 45.3%
Yes 31.0%
No 20.5%
Other 3.1%
770 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you feel some reviewers make changes to translations "just to change something"?
By Eva RUIZ - featured on May 19
Yes, sometimes 58.6%
Yes, almost always 22.0%
I don't know 12.9%
No 5.8%
Other 0.7%
973 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

How much of your income are you able to put into savings?
By anonymous - featured on May 18
1 - 10% 24.1%
0% 23.5%
10 - 20% 19.9%
20 - 30% 12.8%
40 - 50% 6.4%
30 - 40% 6.0%
50 - 75% 4.9%
75 - 100% 2.4%
1009 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Most of the texts you translate belong to...
By Serena Tutino - featured on May 17
Engineering/technical 22.4%
Other 18.9%
Marketing 15.4%
Law 13.1%
Medical 13.1%
Business/finance 9.8%
Art/literature 3.6%
Fashion 1.9%
Science 1.8%
Psychology 0.1%
1034 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

You accept a new client's job, and then find they have poor feedback from previous translators. You:
By Nadia Said - featured on May 16
Do the job anyway 46.1%
It depends on... (please share) 17.8%
Re-negotiate the conditions of the job 15.6%
Other 13.9%
Reject the job 6.6%
854 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

In general, how long between submitting your quote on a job and the start of work on that job?
By Ruth Sato - featured on May 15
Hours 31.0%
Other 27.4%
1 - 2 days 22.2%
A few days 12.7%
Longer than a week 4.6%
A week 2.1%
780 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

As a freelancer, I'm going to…
By anonymous - featured on May 14
Stand out 44.3%
Other 20.5%
Hold out 15.6%
Burn out 9.7%
Wear out 3.9%
Opt out 3.4%
Peter out 2.0%
Back out 0.5%
609 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (2)] [View this poll]

I consider most fellow translators to be:
By anonymous - featured on May 13
A combination of some or all of the above 45.9%
Colleagues 35.8%
Competitors 9.9%
Potential friends 4.3%
Other 3.2%
Mentors 0.9%
695 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

How do you usually unwind and keep fresh for work?
By Christine Andersen - featured on May 12
A mix of things, nothing defined 55.2%
Walking, exercising, playing sports 20.7%
Reading, listening to music 7.0%
Other 6.5%
Spending time with family/friends 6.3%
Crafts, art, playing music 2.8%
Hobbies, collecting 1.5%
783 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

How have your rates changed over the past 5 years?
By Leticia Klemetz, CT - featured on May 11
They have increased 43.8%
They have stayed more or less the same 42.0%
I haven't been working for that long yet 8.4%
They have decreased 3.4%
Other 2.5%
857 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

Which of these two do you prefer to make up your income?
By anonymous - featured on May 10
One or two big clients 53.3%
Various smaller clients 46.7%
899 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

If you had to work from an office on a desert island which one of the following would you take?
By anonymous - featured on May 9
Other 24.1%
Extra reading material for my down time 23.2%
My music 20.0%
My pet(s) 19.2%
Extra reference material to help with work 13.5%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

If money were no object, would you still translate for fun?
By anonymous - featured on May 8
Yes 50.9%
Not sure 27.8%
No 18.9%
Other 2.4%
968 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (20)] [View this poll]

On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest), how happy are you at work in general?
By anonymous - featured on May 7
4 47.9%
3 25.2%
5 19.5%
2 4.3%
1 3.1%
745 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

Do you ever follow up with clients who have not contacted you for work in a while?
By anonymous - featured on May 6
No 52.4%
Yes 36.9%
Other 10.7%
643 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Which of these most distinguishes you from others working in your language pair?
By anonymous - featured on May 5
My quality 36.9%
My expertise 25.4%
My years of experience 17.6%
Other 16.5%
My web presence 3.6%
800 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Would you say your current clients are also your ideal clients?
By anonymous - featured on May 4
For the most part, yes 46.1%
Only to a certain extent 31.2%
Yes 10.6%
Not really 9.2%
Not at all 2.9%
888 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (4)] [View this poll]

Are you using DeepL or DeepL Pro?
By Rita Utt - featured on May 3
I don't know what that is 62.3%
No 23.9%
Yes 9.2%
No, but I would like to 3.3%
Other 1.3%
915 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

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