What’s in the news: May 14, 2018

What’s in the news: May 14, 2018

A few things in the news on May 14, 2018: Gallaudet, ALDI and TRS.…


May 14, 2018
1 min read
Busting myths about interpreting

Busting myths about interpreting

Four myths about interpreting from mileage to uniforms.…


May 08, 2018
3 min read
What’s in the news: May 5, 2018

What’s in the news: May 5, 2018

What’s making news and waves about Deaf culture, ASL, and interpreting.…


May 05, 2018
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What’s in the news: May 3, 2018

What’s in the news: May 3, 2018

Some news and information that is making waves on May 3, 2018…


May 03, 2018
1 min read
State of Interpreting: The problem with scaling

State of Interpreting: The problem with scaling

As mentioned earlier, agencies have little savings from growth and scale. In fact, as an agency matures and takes on larger contracts, there might be increased costs with usage reports...…


Apr 26, 2018
2 min read
State of Interpreting, 2018: Introduction

State of Interpreting, 2018: Introduction

There are two primary groups that create the interpreting industry: agencies and interpreters. The sign language interpreting field is not sustainable. I have identified three areas that need to be addressed; each presents new challenges and new opportunities.…


Apr 24, 2018
3 min read
State of Interpreting, 2018: The Peter Principle

State of Interpreting, 2018: The Peter Principle

The Peter Principle says that a university, agency, or VRS provider will evaluate an employee (or, an interpreter) based on their ability to excel in their current position...…


Apr 23, 2018
1 min read
10 books about interpreting that you wouldn't think of

10 books about interpreting that you wouldn't think of

I love interdisciplinary studies and seeing what other fields have already researched, learned, and put into practice. We don't need to reinvent the wheel. Here are 10 books I recommend to every interpreter, new or old, deaf or hearing.…


Apr 16, 2018
4 min read
The top 5 things agencies look for in freelance interpreters

The top 5 things agencies look for in freelance interpreters

During my years as an interpreter and as a manager of interpreting services, there were 5 characteristics of interpreters that began to emerge from my go to group of interpreters.…


Apr 13, 2018
2 min read

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