Translation Career Quiz: Matching Your Personality To Different Career Roles In Translation

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Translation Career Quiz: Matching Your Personality To Different Career Roles In Translation - Quiz

This quiz will help determine which position in translation Translation best suits you. Your answers will help us select one of the following roles for you:TranslatorInterpreterProject ManagerBusiness DeveloperDesktop PublisherLocalization Engineer


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Business Developer

Matching Profile: Translation Business DeveloperIt looks like you were born to be a TRANSLATION BUSINESS DEVELOPER!Translation Business Developers are usually the first point of contact for customers who require help with translations or queries regarding technical issues.Some of the Positives in a Business Developer career:1. Compensation higher than the industry average2. Gets a thorough understanding of the translation industry3. May be a first step to become a translation agency ownerSome of the Negatives in a Business Developer career:1. Some companies don't allow you to work from home2. Lot of pressure to bring new accounts and increase expenditure for existing ones3. Competition seems to be on the riseReturn to the "The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Professional Translator"

Project Manager

Matching Profile: Translation Project ManagerIt looks like you were born to be a TRANSLATION PROJECT MANAGER!The Project Manager has the responsibility for scheduling, controlling and directing the resources, people, funding and facilities to achieve the customer’s business objectives for the particular information technology project. These industry including software and hardware development, web development, systems development etc.Some of the Positives in a Project Manager career:1. Compensation higher than the industry average2. Gets a thorough understanding of the translation industry3. May be a first step to become a translation agency ownerSome of the Negatives in a Project Manager career:1. Most companies don't allow you to work from home2. Lots of pressure to meet crazy deadlines, work long hours and handle all sorts of exceptions3. It takes years of experience to understand all the nuances of managing a translation projectReturn to the "The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Professional Translator"
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With which kind of communication do you identify yourself the most?
    • A. 

      Communication with clients

    • B. 

      Communication with coworkers

    • C. 

      Oral communication

    • D. 

      Written communication

    • E. 

      Technology-related communication

    • F. 

      Graphic-related communication

  • 2. 
    How would you describe your problem solving skills?
    • A. 

      Excellent

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Average

    • D. 

      Bad

    • E. 

      Awful

    • F. 

      Poor

  • 3. 
    How often do you like working in a team...
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Usually

    • D. 

      Sometimes

    • E. 

      Hardly

    • F. 

      Never

  • 4. 
    Do you enjoy management roles?
    • A. 

      Yes, very much

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      Doesn't bother me

    • D. 

      No

    • E. 

      No way

    • F. 

      A little

  • 5. 
    Your creative skills are..
    • A. 

      Excellent

    • B. 

      Very good

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Average

    • E. 

      Bad

    • F. 

      Poor

  • 6. 
    Select which statement best applies to you
    • A. 

      Can work well under pressure and prioritize work, good with people

    • B. 

      Understand different technologies and how they should be used

    • C. 

      A business-oriented person, and an understanding of customer needs

    • D. 

      Self motivated, patient and persistent, and likes to work alone

    • E. 

      Like to work in public, and can remain calm under pressure

    • F. 

      Likes technology and enjoy working with graphics

  • 7. 
    Would you prefer a highly technical role?
    • A. 

      Definitely

    • B. 

      Yes, most likely

    • C. 

      I would

    • D. 

      I guess

    • E. 

      No, not really

    • F. 

      Definitely not

  • 8. 
    Do you think logically and analytically?
    • A. 

      All the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time yes

    • C. 

      This usually applies to me

    • D. 

      I am able to

    • E. 

      This does not usually apply to me

    • F. 

      This rarely applies to me

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