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Do you feel the translation market/industry has changed a lot over the last 6 months?
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5097 polls, displaying 1 through 501 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Tjetra   I fundit
Professionally, my general outlook for the rest of 2020 right now is:
By anonymous - featured on 08:10
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How much work did you translate in relation with COVID-19 since the pandemic began?
By Khaled Al-Shehari - featured on Sep 30
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Part of screening my new clients includes geolocating/viewing their office(s).
By anonymous - featured on Sep 29
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I find it difficult to keep my household duties from interfering with work.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 28
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I should be more rigorous in my screening of new clients.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 27
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My favorite way to unwind after a long stretch of work involves:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 26
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For what percentage of your life have you been professionally practicing translation?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 25
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Are you planning on attending / checking in on the ProZ.com International Translation Day event?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 24
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Are you currently using an outdated operating system on your work computer(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 23
No 79.3%
Yes 12.4%
I don't know 8.3%
701 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Since the start of the pandemic, the time I spend online has:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 22
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On a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high), how would you rate your difficulty in landing new clients?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 21
3 29.4%
5 24.9%
4 23.2%
2 10.1%
1 6.6%
N/A 5.8%
1054 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In my career, in general, I feel like I am:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 17
Ascending 32.5%
On a plateau 30.8%
Stuck in a ravine 9.8%
In a valley 8.1%
Descending 7.6%
Other - N/A 5.7%
At the peak 5.5%
985 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What's your slowest working day of the week?
By Maria Pia Giuseppina Nuzzolese - featured on Sep 15
I don't have a day that is typically slow 52.7%
Monday 18.5%
Friday 9.3%
I don't have slow days 8.7%
Other - N/A 7.4%
Wednesday 1.8%
Tuesday 0.8%
Thursday 0.7%
728 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use an e-book reader?
By Rita Utt - featured on Sep 14
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For how long do you keep a copy of non-disclosure agreements you've signed?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13
Forever 54.0%
Five years or less 12.8%
Other - N/A 12.1%
I delete/throw them away almost immediately 8.4%
A year or less 7.6%
Ten years or less 5.1%
1029 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I sometimes forget to eat when I am busy working.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 9
False 51.7%
True 48.3%
813 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do friends or family ever wish you a happy International Translation Day?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 8
No 86.9%
Yes 10.9%
Other - N/A 2.2%
764 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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The last invoice I submitted was for a...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 7
Medium-sized job 34.2%
Small job 25.6%
Very small job 14.4%
Large job 13.8%
I don't remember 7.5%
Very large job 4.4%
839 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How much of your computer use would you say is purely work-related?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 4
75 - 100% 44.4%
50 - 75% 37.5%
25 - 50% 12.1%
10 - 25% 2.9%
10% or less 1.8%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1148 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many language/translation-related apps do you have on your phone?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 1
None 41.4%
2 - 5 28.2%
Just one 21.2%
5 - 10 4.7%
I don't use a smart phone 2.5%
More than 10 1.2%
Other - N/A 0.9%
770 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, how would you rate your clients' payment terms and practices?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 31
Good 47.2%
Average 28.4%
Excellent 14.3%
Poor 5.2%
Other - N/A 3.5%
Very poor 1.3%
595 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received translation work through LinkedIn?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 30
No 72.7%
Yes 22.0%
Other - N/A 3.8%
No, but I have through... (please share) 1.5%
583 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you have a side business outside of language work?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 29
No 52.4%
Yes 24.0%
No, but I've thought about it 11.7%
No, but I used to 9.5%
Other - N/A 2.4%
717 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many regular clients do you have at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 28
Four to six 26.6%
Three 18.6%
Two 16.3%
None 13.4%
Seven to ten 11.1%
One 10.9%
Eleven to fifteen 1.7%
Sixteen or more 1.4%
760 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Clients tend to take their freelancers for granted.
By anonymous - featured on Aug 27
Partially agree 50.8%
Agree 33.7%
Disagree 15.5%
653 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My workload right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 26
A bit on the light side 24.5%
Pretty full 23.0%
Comfortable 22.2%
What workload? 21.7%
Too much to handle 5.8%
Other - N/A 2.9%
817 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use your full name as a professional online?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 25
Yes 82.0%
No 14.1%
I didn't used to, but I do now 2.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
818 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I do physical exercise...
By anonymous - featured on Aug 24
Every day of the week 20.2%
Never 15.6%
Less than once a week 13.8%
Five times a week 11.3%
Four times a week 11.0%
Three times a week 9.8%
Twice a week 9.5%
Other 4.6%
Once a week 4.3%
610 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you able to meet with friends or family in person at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 23
Yes 61.9%
Yes, but I have chosen not to 18.6%
No, where I am it is not possible yet 14.8%
Other - N/A 4.7%
824 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many hours of active translation do you do per day, on average?
By Lara Garau - featured on Aug 21
4 - 8 55.0%
8 or more 21.2%
2 - 4 14.0%
Less than 2 9.8%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you consider yourself a workaholic?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Aug 20
No 50.4%
Yes 28.6%
No, but others have told me I am 11.8%
I used to, but ... (please share) 7.1%
Other 2.2%
774 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My criteria for taking on new clients have gotten more rigorous over the past 2 - 3 years
By anonymous - featured on Aug 19
True 58.1%
False 24.0%
Other - N/A 9.8%
They have actually gotten less rigorous 8.1%
666 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you live in your source or target language country?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 18
Target 59.7%
Source 25.4%
Both 9.6%
Neither 5.3%
863 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you find it difficult to get clients to provide public feedback or testimonials for you?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 17
I don't ask for feedback or testimonials 34.9%
Not generally 31.9%
Yes, generally 28.0%
Other - N/A 4.3%
Only if... (please share) 0.9%
989 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Most of my new clients first contact me via:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 12
Email 89.6%
A website contact form 2.9%
Other - N/A 2.8%
Telephone 2.0%
Instant messaging or call 1.9%
Other (please share) 0.8%
749 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many of your clients are themselves freelancers?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 11
None of them 42.4%
1 - 10% 30.6%
I don't know 14.4%
10 - 25% 6.5%
25 - 50% 2.7%
Other - N/A 2.4%
50 - 75% 0.6%
75 - 100% 0.4%
707 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When not at work, I am most commonly thinking in:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 10
My target language 56.1%
My source language 26.3%
Other - N/A 13.7%
A language other than my source or target 3.8%
684 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How are you dressed for work today?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 8
Casual 32.7%
I couldn't go out in public like this 28.3%
Ultra casual 26.8%
Business casual 7.9%
Other 2.3%
Business professional 1.9%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When working, I'm more productive if I'm listening to...
By anonymous - featured on Aug 7
No music at all 55.4%
Instrumental music 22.2%
Music with lyrics 14.7%
Other - N/A 7.7%
726 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How optimistic are you about your translation business in 2020?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 6
Somewhat 41.1%
Not very 24.3%
Very 21.9%
Not at all 9.9%
Other 2.8%
761 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, my week this week is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 5
Slow 31.4%
More or less normal 30.6%
Extremely busy 12.0%
Busier than usual 10.9%
I'm not sure yet 7.5%
I'm taking the week off 5.0%
Other 2.5%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, today is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 4
More or less normal 29.5%
Slow 28.6%
Busier than usual 12.7%
Extremely busy 8.7%
I'm not sure yet 8.3%
I'm taking the day off 8.2%
Other 4.0%
733 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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With work-related software updates:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 3
I schedule them at moments that are more convenient to me 39.1%
I do them as they are made available 31.0%
I put them off as long as possible 22.4%
Other - N/A 7.6%
781 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When are you usually most focused and productive?
By Afef Kadi - featured on Jul 31
Morning to midday 32.3%
Early morning 22.9%
I don't know/it differs too much from day to day 15.4%
At night 11.7%
In the afternoon 10.1%
In the evening 7.5%
1195 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you clean up around your workspace?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 28
Just when things really start to pile up/get messy 42.8%
Weekly 23.8%
Daily 21.0%
Almost never 5.8%
More than once a day 3.5%
Other (please share) 3.0%
738 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received financial support from your government due to the Covid-19 economic crisis?
By Maria Pia Giuseppina Nuzzolese - featured on Jul 27
No 69.5%
Yes 29.0%
Not yet, but I will 1.5%
806 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you currently learning a new language?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 25
No 48.6%
Yes (please share) 27.3%
No, but I've been thinking about it 24.1%
992 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, how long after you wake up in the morning before you are at work translating?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 23
About an hour 35.3%
It varies widely from day to day 19.1%
A couple of hours 17.3%
Less than half an hour 15.0%
Almost immediately 7.7%
A few hours 3.6%
Other 1.2%
I don't know 0.9%
1026 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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When translating, how often do you turn one sentence into two, or vice versa?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 21
Sometimes 53.0%
Rarely 18.6%
Often 13.8%
I don't really pay attention to that 6.5%
I depends heavily on... (please share) 3.9%
Never 2.7%
Other - N/A 1.5%
805 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In the course of your career, how many serious problems or disputes have you had with clients?
By anonymous - featured on Jul 20
None 34.8%
2 - 5 34.8%
One 20.2%
5 - 10 3.8%
I don't know 3.8%
More than ten 2.1%
Other 0.5%
575 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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