Freelancers have been saying for a long time that they offer companies flexibility and savings, and it seems that the recession and a prolonged "jobless recovery" have shown this to be true. The following article refers to data for the UK, but it could be just as applicable to the US. Mid-size and large companies, it seems, are finally changing their perceptions of freelancers and independent contractors and recognizing the value we bring:
The exceptionally smart folks at GlobalVision International, Inc. have done it again. I am sharing their blog post, originally published on their website on 12/10/12, entitled, "Options in Translations Services." Whether you are a corporate decision maker or an individual seeking translation services, this blog post is short and sweet, telling you everything you need to know about whether the right choice for you is machine translation, cloud-based translation, or full-service translation. Read and enjoy:
About Rachel's blog, Turkish Dynamite!:
I love absolutely everything about language, and languages: learning and studying them, their evolution and history, their anthropological significance…linguistics and language acquisition…proto-languages, ancient languages, modern languages…. And so this blog is not only about translation, the translation industry and business but also about all those things and so much more. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy writing it!