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Professionally, my outlook for the coming year is generally:
By anonymous - featured on Jan 7
Positive 57.4%
Neutral 22.6%
Undecided 11.4%
Negative 8.7%
2021 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How was your 2020?
By Konbaz - featured on Dec 31, 2020
Moderate in projects and financial returns 40.3%
Good projects and financial returns 31.4%
A catastrophe 12.0%
Excellent and fruitful 11.3%
Other (please share) 4.9%
573 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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At New Year, I will...
By Christine Andersen - featured on Dec 30, 2020
You have not voted on this poll.
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Work-wise, I tend to try to plan ahead:
By anonymous - featured on Dec 29, 2020
A week or a few in advance 42.6%
Day-to-day 33.9%
I am unable to plan ahead at all 10.0%
A month or so in advance 6.5%
Other - N/A 3.5%
Months in advance 2.4%
Up to a year or more in advance 1.1%
2230 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

Have you seen any trends during the pandemic which may be detrimental to translation/interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 26, 2020
Not sure 40.7%
No 32.9%
Yes (please share) 26.5%
706 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you noticed any trends during the pandemic which may be beneficial to translation/interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 24, 2020
No 47.6%
Not sure 37.3%
Yes (please share) 15.2%
593 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Have you ever shouted at a client?
By anonymous - featured on Nov 23, 2020
No 72.6%
Yes, in text form 11.6%
Only when there is no way they could hear/read me 9.5%
Yes, both verbally and in text form 2.4%
Yes, verbally 2.2%
Other - N/A 1.8%
1345 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you provide your phone number to clients?
By Maïlys Vandeleene - featured on Nov 17, 2020
Yes, I don't mind 46.7%
Only if requested 28.9%
No, I only give them my email address or other contact info 10.5%
Yes, but it is a professional phone number 10.3%
It depends on... (please share) 2.1%
Other - N/A 1.4%
1615 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (41)] [View this poll]

I consider my lifestyle to be a healthy one.
By anonymous - featured on Nov 9, 2020
True 65.4%
False 34.6%
1461 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (41)] [View this poll]

I usually have something to eat or snack on nearby while working.
By anonymous - featured on Nov 2, 2020
False 56.6%
True 35.8%
Used to be true, but... (please share) 7.5%
1420 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (52)] [View this poll]

The last job I had that I would consider "fun" is/was:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 26, 2020
The one I'm working on now 25.4%
About a week ago 18.9%
About a month ago 12.3%
A few months ago 10.9%
A year or more ago 9.4%
Never 8.8%
Other - N/A 8.7%
Several months ago 5.6%
1045 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (33)] [View this poll]

Do you actively do something to increase your income?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 20, 2020
Yes; but I haven't seen good results 22.3%
Yes; and it has been working well 21.7%
No; I don't know what to do 20.9%
No; I'm satisfied with my income 16.1%
No; my income keeps rising naturally 10.2%
Other - N/A 8.8%
646 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you like working with companies that have a dedicated Vendor Manager?
By Diego_CW - featured on Oct 19, 2020
It does not make a difference to me 49.1%
Yes, I find the processes are more structured 31.3%
No, it only adds a step to the flow 10.8%
Other - N/A 8.9%
854 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

When did a prospective client last contact you who became a client offering regular work?
By Ian Keith Jones Williams - featured on Oct 15, 2020
Within the last six months 26.5%
Within the last few years 22.8%
Within the last 30 days 17.9%
Within the last twelve months 15.7%
Other 10.9%
Five or more years ago 6.2%
1105 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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In terms of document word count, are you satisfied with the way you are paid?
By polskiexpert - featured on Oct 8, 2020
Yes 55.2%
I haven't or don't think about it that way 17.7%
No, because clients lower their source word count 13.6%
Other - N/A 7.4%
No, because... (please share) 3.5%
No, because clients lower their target word count 2.5%
594 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

How happy are you with your method of project management?
By Isabel Zanella - featured on Oct 7, 2020
Happy, but would like to change a few things 36.5%
Very happy, would not dream of changing it 26.7%
Indifferent 20.9%
Other - N/A 7.0%
Not too happy, need to find a new solution 6.6%
Not at all happy, need to change ASAP 2.4%
791 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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I have felt the need to adjust my work hours as a result of the pandemic.
By anonymous - featured on Oct 4, 2020
False 65.0%
Partially true 21.4%
True 13.6%
477 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

How do you track your translation/interpretation projects?
By Isabel Zanella - featured on Oct 3, 2020
Spreadsheet (Excel, Google spreadsheets etc.) 45.6%
Good old pen and paper 17.0%
By memory 14.8%
Other (please share) 12.4%
Translation Project Management System 10.2%
684 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

Do you feel the translation market/industry has changed a lot over the last 6 months?
By anonymous - featured on Oct 2, 2020
Some, but not a lot 33.2%
Yes 28.9%
I don't know 14.9%
Hardly at all 11.9%
Not at all 11.1%
705 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Professionally, my general outlook for the rest of 2020 right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Oct 1, 2020
Positive 44.9%
Neutral 36.5%
Negative 18.6%
813 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (6)] [View this poll]

How much work did you translate in relation with COVID-19 since the pandemic began?
By Khaled Al-Shehari - featured on Sep 30, 2020
Less than 40% 53.2%
Nothing 29.5%
Between 40% and 60% 9.3%
Between 60% and 80% 4.9%
More than 80% 3.2%
756 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (9)] [View this poll]

Part of screening my new clients includes geolocating/viewing their office(s).
By anonymous - featured on Sep 29, 2020
False 63.6%
True 27.6%
True, but it depends on... (please share) 8.8%
649 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

I find it difficult to keep my household duties from interfering with work.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 28, 2020
Partially true 43.6%
False 39.1%
True 15.9%
Used to be true, but... (please share) 1.4%
573 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

I should be more rigorous in my screening of new clients.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 27, 2020
False 40.2%
Partially true 38.9%
True 20.9%
460 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (8)] [View this poll]

My favorite way to unwind after a long stretch of work involves:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 26, 2020
A combination of the above (please share) 32.5%
Physical activity 29.7%
Little to no activity 26.6%
Social activity 11.3%
610 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

For what percentage of your life have you been professionally practicing translation?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 25, 2020
25 - 50% 35.8%
10 - 25% 25.9%
50 - 75% 16.9%
0 - 10% 12.0%
More than 75% 5.2%
I don't know 4.4%
735 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (29)] [View this poll]

Are you planning on attending / checking in on the ProZ.com International Translation Day event?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 24, 2020
No 44.5%
Not sure yet 30.2%
Yes 25.3%
695 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Are you currently using an outdated operating system on your work computer(s)?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 23, 2020
No 79.1%
Yes 12.7%
I don't know 8.2%
719 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (21)] [View this poll]

Since the start of the pandemic, the time I spend online has:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 22, 2020
Remained about the same 52.2%
Increased 38.2%
Decreased 8.3%
Other - N/A 1.2%
756 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

On a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high), how would you rate your difficulty in landing new clients?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 21, 2020
3 29.9%
5 24.8%
4 23.1%
2 9.9%
1 6.6%
N/A 5.7%
1068 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

In my career, in general, I feel like I am:
By anonymous - featured on Sep 17, 2020
Ascending 32.9%
On a plateau 30.6%
Stuck in a ravine 9.7%
In a valley 8.1%
Descending 7.6%
Other - N/A 5.6%
At the peak 5.4%
997 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

What's your slowest working day of the week?
By Maria Pia Giuseppina Nuzzolese - featured on Sep 15, 2020
I don't have a day that is typically slow 52.5%
Monday 18.7%
Friday 9.3%
I don't have slow days 8.7%
Other - N/A 7.5%
Wednesday 1.7%
Tuesday 0.8%
Thursday 0.7%
743 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

Do you use an e-book reader?
By Rita Utt - featured on Sep 14, 2020
No, and I don't use e-books 43.3%
Yes 32.5%
No, but I read e-books on other devices 21.3%
Other - N/A 3.0%
607 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

For how long do you keep a copy of non-disclosure agreements you've signed?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 13, 2020
Forever 53.8%
Five years or less 12.8%
Other - N/A 12.3%
I delete/throw them away almost immediately 8.5%
A year or less 7.5%
Ten years or less 5.2%
1041 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

I sometimes forget to eat when I am busy working.
By anonymous - featured on Sep 9, 2020
False 51.5%
True 48.5%
821 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

Do friends or family ever wish you a happy International Translation Day?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 8, 2020
No 86.5%
Yes 11.3%
Other - N/A 2.2%
771 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (14)] [View this poll]

The last invoice I submitted was for a...
By anonymous - featured on Sep 7, 2020
Medium-sized job 34.6%
Small job 25.4%
Very small job 14.3%
Large job 13.9%
I don't remember 7.4%
Very large job 4.4%
847 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

How much of your computer use would you say is purely work-related?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 4, 2020
75 - 100% 44.5%
50 - 75% 37.4%
25 - 50% 12.1%
10 - 25% 2.9%
10% or less 1.8%
Other - N/A 1.3%
1154 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (15)] [View this poll]

How many language/translation-related apps do you have on your phone?
By anonymous - featured on Sep 1, 2020
None 41.4%
2 - 5 28.5%
Just one 21.0%
5 - 10 4.6%
I don't use a smart phone 2.4%
More than 10 1.2%
Other - N/A 0.9%
776 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

In general, how would you rate your clients' payment terms and practices?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 31, 2020
Good 47.4%
Average 28.4%
Excellent 14.2%
Poor 5.2%
Other - N/A 3.5%
Very poor 1.3%
599 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (13)] [View this poll]

Have you received translation work through LinkedIn?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 30, 2020
No 72.7%
Yes 22.0%
Other - N/A 3.8%
No, but I have through... (please share) 1.5%
586 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

Do you have a side business outside of language work?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 29, 2020
No 52.3%
Yes 24.3%
No, but I've thought about it 11.7%
No, but I used to 9.4%
Other - N/A 2.4%
721 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (19)] [View this poll]

How many regular clients do you have at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 28, 2020
Four to six 26.6%
Three 18.6%
Two 16.3%
None 13.4%
Seven to ten 11.0%
One 10.9%
Eleven to fifteen 1.8%
Sixteen or more 1.4%
763 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (5)] [View this poll]

Clients tend to take their freelancers for granted.
By anonymous - featured on Aug 27, 2020
Partially agree 50.8%
Agree 33.6%
Disagree 15.6%
655 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

My workload right now is:
By anonymous - featured on Aug 26, 2020
A bit on the light side 24.5%
Pretty full 23.0%
Comfortable 22.3%
What workload? 21.6%
Too much to handle 5.7%
Other - N/A 2.9%
821 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

Do you use your full name as a professional online?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 25, 2020
Yes 82.0%
No 14.1%
I didn't used to, but I do now 2.2%
Other - N/A 1.7%
821 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (22)] [View this poll]

I do physical exercise...
By anonymous - featured on Aug 24, 2020
Every day of the week 20.2%
Never 15.4%
Less than once a week 13.8%
Five times a week 11.4%
Four times a week 11.1%
Three times a week 9.8%
Twice a week 9.4%
Other 4.6%
Once a week 4.4%
615 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (18)] [View this poll]

Are you able to meet with friends or family in person at the moment?
By anonymous - featured on Aug 23, 2020
Yes 61.6%
Yes, but I have chosen not to 18.8%
No, where I am it is not possible yet 14.8%
Other - N/A 4.7%
829 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (16)] [View this poll]

How many hours of active translation do you do per day, on average?
By Lara Garau - featured on Aug 21, 2020
4 - 8 54.8%
8 or more 21.0%
2 - 4 14.2%
Less than 2 9.9%
737 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (11)] [View this poll]

Do you consider yourself a workaholic?
By Oriol Vives - featured on Aug 20, 2020
No 50.3%
Yes 28.5%
No, but others have told me I am 11.8%
I used to, but ... (please share) 7.3%
Other 2.2%
780 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (12)] [View this poll]

My criteria for taking on new clients have gotten more rigorous over the past 2 - 3 years
By anonymous - featured on Aug 19, 2020
True 58.0%
False 24.1%
Other - N/A 9.8%
They have actually gotten less rigorous 8.0%
671 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
[Discuss in forum (7)] [View this poll]

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