What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Translator in Kent:
"Network with colleagues and specialise"
Colleagues are a valuable source of information and advice for new translators. Join your local professional institute and attend events.
Having a specialism enables you to market yourself very specifically to your target market and sets you out as an expert.
Translator in Manchester:
"Join a professional body"
Join a reputable professional body such as www.iti.org.uk (Institute of Translation and Interpreting) and gain full professional qualifications.