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Speaking of skills, if you plan on growing your business overseas you should consider weighing the core competencies of your translator and/or interpreter. It is just not about speaking multiple languages, but needs a broader, more diverse set of skills. With Reliable Translations you will get assigned with a true linguistic artist. But to be absolutely sure let’s look at the different set of skills each role requires.
- Actively listening to the language(s) being interpreted and make an attempt on improving by consistent self-training.
- Having good memory retention skills is imperative. Being able to retain what the foreign speaker says and having the know-how of different techniques to take notes and organize the given information is important for an interpreter.
- Being mentally vigilant is substantial. One must be alert and accurately interpret the speaker’s speech. Moreover, mentally interchanging within the two languages and verbalizing them proves an interpreter’s professionalism.
- Unlike a translator, this role requires excellent speaking skills especially in the target language(s). Correct articulation, voice projection and proper utterance are some of the details to pay attention to.
- Interpreters should know how to deal with and communicate with humans. Having exceptional interpersonal skills puts the interpreter above all others. A person who blends in is empathetic during interpretation and focuses on fine points like body language, amiability, facial and verbal expressions, and/or cultural differences is truly efficient.
- Confidence and composure are also counted as chief skills. It is a usual thing to be thrown off guard by words or phrases that you cannot translate immediately; this can have detrimental effects on your confidence and composure.
- Just like an interpreter relies on his/her listening and speaking abilities, a translator with distinctive writing and reading skills has a great advantage. When translating the source language(s), one must completely comprehend the hidden message. After it is transposed in the target language(s), writing it efficiently by sounding natural and effective is equally significant.
- Excellent analytical skills also count. Correct usage of punctuation, detecting and/or avoiding typos, conveying nuances and overall great attention to detail brings out a fine end-product.
- Being technically able shows a translator’s competence level. It’s a complementary quality to have wholesome knowledge of MS Office programmes and both simple (word processing) and advanced translation tools.
- Time management and organization is a sign of dedication to a translator’s profession. Looming deadlines cause so much pressure and producing a first-rate translation often becomes challenging. A successful translator however, balances both time and quality.
- Oftentimes, good translators are found to be curious like a cat. They find interest in every assignment and are ready to explore how to become a better decoder.
Now that you’ve read in detail about key skills of translators and interpreters, you can give your order information and requirements on our website. We will provide you a free quote along with certified language specialists who will indulge in interpretation and translation services the way you demand.