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Do you find it difficult to keep up with the speed at which most clients require work completed?
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Which of these do you find the least difficult?
By anonymous - featured on May 10
Reminding clients of overdue payments 27.1%
They're all about the same for me 22.9%
Negotiating rate changes with an existing client 18.1%
Negotiating rates with a new client 16.2%
I find none of these difficult at all 10.9%
Other - N/A 4.8%
800 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I usually need help in filing my taxes for my business.
By anonymous - featured on May 8
Yes 42.5%
No 34.0%
No, but I prefer to have help 11.5%
No, but I would like to have help 6.3%
Other - N/A 5.7%
758 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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There is a marked difference in my routine on Saturdays and Sundays versus the rest of the week.
By anonymous - featured on May 7
True 42.7%
Semi-true 33.5%
False 17.9%
I use other days as my weekend 4.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
801 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you use Google Earth to see where your clients are based?
By Tom in London - featured on May 6
No 75.3%
Yes 11.1%
It depends on... (please share) 9.5%
I used to 2.7%
Other - N/A 1.4%
728 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you spending more time or effort on marketing now than you normally would?
By anonymous - featured on May 5
No 69.5%
Yes 30.5%
970 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What percentage of the job requests you receive are "urgent"?
By anonymous - featured on May 2
1 - 10% 36.8%
10 - 25% 22.3%
25 - 50% 15.6%
50 - 75% 10.4%
None of them 7.6%
75 - 100% 7.3%
633 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In comparison to last year, work-wise, my April was...
By anonymous - featured on May 1
Much quieter 34.1%
About the same 18.4%
Quieter 17.0%
Busier 13.2%
Much busier 9.6%
Other - N/A 4.3%
I don't know 3.3%
782 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Today's new translators and interpreters are better-prepared than I was starting out.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 30
Disagree 29.9%
Partially agree 28.6%
Other - N/A 22.0%
Agree 19.5%
668 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you write responses to job inquiries from scratch?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 29
Yes, all or almost all of them 44.5%
Yes, some of them 27.1%
No, I have templates that I use 24.9%
Other - N/A 3.6%
731 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What do you usually do when offered more work than you can handle?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 28
Just turn it down 43.7%
It depends on... (please share) 16.9%
Recommend a trusted colleague 14.8%
Work on it with a trusted colleague 12.9%
Other -N/A 8.6%
Outsource it 3.2%
792 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What I am reading now is:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 27
Fiction 34.8%
I'm not reading anything at the moment 18.6%
Biographical / Historical 15.1%
Current events 12.5%
Other 11.8%
Technical 5.6%
Poetry 1.6%
609 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I read for pleasure...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 26
Several hours a week 42.9%
Several hours a day 19.5%
Several hours a month 16.7%
Several hours a year 9.2%
Other - N/A 6.2%
Never 5.5%
564 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you spending more time working during the pandemic than you normally would?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 25
No, I'm spending less time 49.2%
No, it's about the same 29.3%
Yes 16.6%
I don't know / don't keep track 2.7%
Other - N/A 2.2%
788 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you think we should adapt our payment terms in response to what is happening with Covid-19??
By INES Reisch - featured on Apr 24
No 56.4%
Yes, shorter payment terms 17.9%
I don't know 16.3%
Yes, longer payment terms 5.9%
Other - N/A 3.6%
676 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have any of your clients requested adjusted payment terms as a result of Covid-19?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 23
No 74.4%
Yes, one or two 18.7%
Yes, some 3.4%
Other - N/A 2.9%
Yes, all of them 0.5%
786 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I am 100% comfortable managing all aspects of my business.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 22
Almost true 47.5%
True 31.6%
False 18.5%
Other - N/A 2.4%
741 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If your business has been affected by covid-19, have you considered applying for public assistance?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on Apr 21
My business has not been affected 28.0%
No such assistance is available to me 27.2%
Yes 25.2%
Other - N/A 11.3%
Yes, but... (please share) 8.3%
771 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you stop work to read the news or otherwise see what is going on?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 20
Every now and then 28.9%
Frequently 23.8%
Very frequently, it's a bit of a distraction 19.6%
Not very often 18.8%
Never 7.0%
Other - N/A 1.8%
626 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you personally know anyone who has, or has had, COVID-19?
By Rocio Barrientos - featured on Apr 19
No 66.7%
Yes 30.9%
Other - N/A 2.5%
648 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My savings generally amount to:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 18
Around what I make in 1 - 3 months 19.7%
Less than what I make in a month 14.9%
I don't have any savings at the moment 12.6%
More than what I make in a year 11.9%
Around what I make in 3 - 6 months 11.8%
Around what I make in 6 - 12 months 11.4%
Other - N/A 8.6%
More than what I make in five years 5.2%
More than what I make in three years 3.9%
865 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Volume aside, has the type of jobs you are offered changed recently?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 16
Not really 48.7%
No 27.9%
Yes (please share) 20.1%
Other - N/A 3.3%
702 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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For work, I am/have gone completely "paperless".
By anonymous - featured on Apr 14
True 45.8%
Almost true, except for... (please share) 34.4%
False 19.8%
744 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How many people are you living with during this COVID-19 crisis?
By Rocio Barrientos - featured on Apr 13
One other person 32.6%
I am by myself 18.8%
Two other persons 18.8%
Three other persons 16.7%
Four other persons 7.1%
Six or more other persons 2.3%
Other - N/A 1.9%
Five other persons 1.7%
690 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you celebrating Passover / Easter differently this year?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 12
I don't celebrate Passover or Easter 39.8%
Yes (please share) 36.5%
No 19.8%
Other 3.9%
540 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My newest client...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 11
I don't know 37.5%
Is probably a long-term collaboration 26.4%
Is probably a one-off client 14.3%
Is probably a short-term collaboration 10.3%
Other - N/A 8.3%
Is definitely a one-off client 3.2%
602 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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For interpreters, is moving (more) into translation a good idea now?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 10
I don't know 41.1%
Yes, in some or most cases 18.4%
Probably not 12.6%
No 10.0%
Yes 8.9%
Other - N/A 8.9%
570 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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New inquiries (not necessarily jobs) for me have:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 9
Decreased recently 48.4%
Stayed about the same 33.4%
Picked up recently 13.0%
Other - N/A 5.2%
713 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you done any non-profit work in relation to the pandemic?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 8
No, and I am not planning to 39.3%
No, but I am thinking about it 20.6%
Yes 15.9%
No, but I have done other types of non-profit work recently 12.7%
No, but I am planning to 8.5%
I offered to, but was turned down 3.0%
763 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you translated Covid-19 related material?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 7
Yes 59.6%
No 28.0%
No, and I don't expect to 7.7%
Not yet, but I have something in the pipeline 3.2%
Other - N/A 1.4%
988 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I have my web browser(s) set up to:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 6
Start "fresh" each time I use it/them 40.4%
Always start on a certain page or pages 28.7%
Pick up where I left off the last time I used it/them 23.7%
Other - N/A 7.2%
582 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you considered branching into remote interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Apr 5
No 68.8%
Yes 17.3%
I already do that 5.4%
I am in the process of doing so 4.4%
Other - N/A 4.1%
590 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Remote interpreting has become more important now than ever.
By anonymous - featured on Apr 4
Agree 35.6%
I don't know 32.9%
Partially agree 16.2%
Perhaps, but it is only temporary 11.5%
Other - N/A 1.7%
Disagree 1.5%
Partially disagree 0.6%
660 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, my prediction is that April for me will be:
By anonymous - featured on Apr 3
A lot quieter 34.8%
I'm not sure what to think yet 20.4%
A bit quieter 16.4%
About the same as usual 13.9%
A bit busier 9.0%
A lot busier 4.3%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1102 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In comparison to last year, work-wise, my March was...
By anonymous - featured on Apr 1
About the same 26.8%
Much quieter 22.2%
Quieter 20.3%
Busier 15.2%
Much busier 10.4%
I don't know 3.0%
Other - N/A 2.0%
833 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Given recent world events, do you find yourself with more time on your hands?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 31
Yes, a lot 28.9%
Yes, a bit 26.6%
Not really 20.6%
Not at all, quite the opposite 14.8%
It's about the same for me 8.2%
Other - N/A 0.9%
890 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In general, my household is such that I wouldn't need to go out...
By anonymous - featured on Mar 30
For about a week 51.2%
For a few weeks 18.5%
For about a day 12.1%
I don't know 6.7%
For a month 5.4%
For 1 - 3 months 3.1%
For more than 6 months 2.2%
For 3 - 6 months 0.9%
779 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is translation an art or a skill?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Mar 28
Both 72.1%
Skill 19.6%
Art 4.7%
I don't know 2.0%
Neither 1.6%
853 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you started a project on one CAT tool and finished it on another?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 27
No 71.0%
Yes, at least once 19.3%
Yes, frequently 5.7%
Other - N/A 3.2%
Yes, all the time 0.9%
761 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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My home work setup is ideal:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 26
Agree 42.1%
Partially agree 37.1%
Disagree 9.4%
Partially disagree 7.7%
I don't have a home work setup 2.2%
Other 1.5%
743 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (23)] [View this poll]

I have been able to be of help to friends/family who are suddenly struggling with working from home.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 25
False 52.3%
Semi-true 26.4%
True 21.4%
842 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Nowadays, the quality/consistency of my internet connection is never a problem for my work.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 22
True 45.1%
Almost true 42.8%
False 12.2%
690 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you received jobs related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?
By Emma Page - featured on Mar 21
Yes, a small amount of work 29.9%
No, and I'm getting less work than usual 28.7%
No, work has carried on as usual 17.8%
Yes, a moderate amount of work 13.7%
Yes, a large amount of work 5.8%
Other - N/A 4.1%
855 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (17)] [View this poll]

Freelancers are uniquely better-prepared for current world events like the coronavirus.
By anonymous - featured on Mar 20
Agree 52.7%
Disagree 25.1%
Agree, but ... (please share) 19.2%
Disagree, but ... (please share) 2.9%
891 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (26)] [View this poll]

Have noticed a rising trend of crazy/impossible deadlines?
By Claudio Machado Junior - featured on Mar 18
No, they have remained about the same 54.6%
Yes 21.0%
Yes, but only in some cases (please share) 15.4%
Other - N/A 5.1%
Actually, they have been more human/feasible 4.0%
729 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How often do you recommend a colleague to clients for certain jobs?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 17
Not very often at all 31.4%
Every once in a while 30.7%
Never 18.7%
More or less frequently 9.7%
Very frequently 6.0%
Other - N/A 3.5%
919 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Have you had to postpone/cancel recent travel plans for work or for leisure?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 14
Yes 35.7%
I do not have any plans in the works at the moment 25.3%
Not yet, but I may have to 21.2%
No, and I'm not planning to 15.7%
Other - N/A 2.2%
695 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (25)] [View this poll]

Proofreaders never admit that a translation is very good. Agree or disagree?
By samah A. fattah - featured on Mar 13
Disagree 50.5%
Partially agree 27.9%
Agree 13.9%
I don't know 6.5%
Other - N/A 1.2%
1337 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (28)] [View this poll]

When was the last time you made a backup of your work files?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 10
It is done regularly and automatically 31.2%
In the past month 10.9%
In the past six months 9.9%
In the past week 9.5%
In the past day 8.5%
Never 8.5%
I don't remember 7.6%
In the past year 6.1%
It's been more than a year 5.8%
Other - N/A 2.1%
727 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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So far in 2020, I have:
By anonymous - featured on Mar 9
Maintained my number of clients 51.3%
Increased my number of clients 29.6%
Decreased my number of clients 19.2%
595 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Has the coronavirus outbreak affected how much work or the kind of work you are getting?
By anonymous - featured on Mar 8
No 51.3%
Yes 18.0%
I don't know 16.9%
Only somewhat 12.3%
Other - N/A 1.5%
610 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (24)] [View this poll]

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