Interpreting and Translation

Sign the Show and Waka

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Become an Interpreter

Scrolling through my Facebook post and I come across this awesome Sign Language Interpreter dancing to the music and getting in the grove and doing her thing – one of the many reasons why I love what I do #interpreting !!!

Holly Maniatty found recognition for rap while interpreting at a Killer Mike set festival and when Killer Mike saw her and noticed her, he was fascinated by her skills and talent that he jumped down from the stage to the raised platform and Maniatty colleague said he started dancing with them.  Also, said, “that she had been initially employed by a company; however as an interpreter for a Marilyn Manson concert in Rochester after all her coworkers passed on the opportunity, eventually opening the door for her to be recruited by a company out of Portland, Maine that specialized in festival ASL interpreting.” Also, said “that by this point she was beginning to work with various musicians the likes of U2, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Saget, and eventually The Beastie Boys at Bonnaroo in 2009, which lead to her becoming a main-stay interpreter for the rap community.

Check these 3 awesome ASL Certified Interpreters Rap Battle with Wiz Khalifa

Check her out also here interpreting for #SnoopDogg

“Communicating in Your Language, One-Language-At-A-Time!”

The language industry is one of the fastest growing industries across the Country!  If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about what you need to Start a Career as an Interpreter, please send them my way!

I would love to teach you and share the beauties of this industry!

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Entrepreneurship

Seeking an Interpreting Career?

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Start Your Interpreting and Business today

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Seeking an Interpreter Career?

  • Do you know what it takes?
  • Speaking a Second Language is NOT the ONLY skill you need!
  • Do you have Business Skills?
    • Do you have Sales and Marketing Skills?
    • Do you have Accounting Skills?

Working as an Interpreter / Translator is a very rewarding career.

  • Love to work and help others?
  • Love to travel?
  • Love languages?
  • Love working at your own pace?
  • Love being your own boss?

Then this may be just the career for you!

I have been working as a Professional Spanish Interpreter for over 17+ years, as well as an Interpreter Trainer and Entrepreneur.  I’m also a previous Interpreting Agency Owner (2000 – 2014), so I know first hand what it takes to get your  Interpreting Career going!

Many agencies will tell you to “Get Certified”, Okay, so you get Certified, you take the test and then what?  It’s like getting a Degree with no job experience!

Nowadays, many “millenniums”, or anyone for that matter will invest in their career, while working 1-2 jobs vs. working in a field that inspires them, or doing internships in the field that inspires them! By the time they get their degree and they try to apply for jobs – guess what? They are unable to get a job because they don’t have any work related experience!

So, my recommendation to become an Interpreter is to:

  1. Make sure that you are Fluent in both the English and Target language
  2. Decide – Do you want to be a Medical, Legal, Conference, or ASL Interpreter
  3. Learn the; Medical, Legal, General terminology both in English and the Target Language
  4. Obtain Interpreter Training; Code of Ethics, the Do’s and Don’ts
  5. Gain Experience by helping friends and families, or even accepting “basic interpreting” assignments.  When I mean basic assignments I mean: Follow-ups, Doctor basic visits, or even Attorney / Client appointments (only if you are familiar with the Medical / Legal) terminology!
Note: Many agencies will CONTRACT YOU without experience, or without skills, or qualifications; however, you! Yes, YOU! you are putting yourself at RISK, but more importantly, you are putting the English Limited Speaker at RISK!
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So, PLEASE BEFORE ACCEPTING ANY ASSIGNMENT – make sure you are COMPETENT and QUALIFIED to take on the task! Don’t just do it for the MONEY $$$…

Are you ready to START YOUR INTERPRETING CAREER? IF SO, I INVITE YOU TO JOIN MY INTRODUCTION TO INTERPRETING, this is the FIRST STEP...your SECOND STEP IS: BOSSUPANDRISETRAINING and THIRD STEP IS: SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

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Soon to Come; my Step by Step guide on “The Business Guide for Interpreters (TM)”

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