Design your CV for the translation industry

Format: Videos
Topic: Personal branding

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:Learn directly from an agency owner how you, as a freelancer, should design an effective and compelling CV for agency owners.
This presentation will take you through the issues, challenges, do's and don'ts of designing a CV for translation and localization industry. The video goes through CV design from an architectural point of view The presenter will introduce the ingredients that need to be added and sequenced so that you stand up among hundreds of CV's that drop into the client's inbox everyday.
Target audience
1. Freelancers starting
2. Freelancers established and trying to move up value chain
3. Other professionals interested to enter language industry
Learning objectives
1. Understanding the inner dynamics of silence (after CV being sent)
2. Trying to avoid critical issues that make a CV mute
3. Understanding the link between interest and purpose
4. Few structural formats of CV
5. Practical examples
6. Templates of CV - aligned for translation industry

Addl : How does an agency owner / outsourcer interact with the CV of a stranger?
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The course has 2 modules.

First module:

1. How does an agency owner / outsourcer builds his supply chain (i.e selects freelancer who has sent a marketing email with a CV attached)
2. How this database is used ?
3. How to feature higher in this database ?

Second module:

1. Structural issues of a CV
2. Issues and to-dos to make the alignment with the Industry
3. Suggested templates

Addl : a brief on the cover note.
Created by
 Pritam Bhattacharyya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Pritam Bhattacharyya is essentially a Bengali/Sylheti/Assamese linguist with 11 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Wordsmith of an agency called Wordsmith Communication. which apart from language services in pan-Indic languages provides Creative Content and Print on Demand Services. He is editor of - a bilingual (English / Bengali) cultural monthly ezine on Greater Bengal. He had worked as a Telecom Engineer and later as a IP Network Manager in various cross-cultural Telecom teams worldwide. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Masters in Communication Management from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pritam lives and works in Calcutta, India his city by adoption. His b-log on translation and online business can be seen here at
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