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Happier New Year 2022

Happier New Year 2022

The time has come to take stock again and look back at another pandemic year in the home office. Although international travel for work is yet to return, I can at least look back at one in-person assignment in Athens. It was not only my first time in the Greek capital, but also in the
reproductive medicine, image of IVF research

The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on the private and professional lives of many people around the globe. As recently as January,...

eventful year in conference interpreting

Looking back at an eventful year in conference interpreting, I feel grateful for many exciting opportunities, loyal clients and supportive colleagues. The months leading...

Mint leaves

Diana Singureanu, a Romanian conference interpreter, is introducing this month’s refreshing idiom with a scent of mint. Conference interpreters need to be good team...

Long-haired man sticking his tongue out

September has been a whirlwind hence the short delay in publishing this month’s contribution. Nevertheless, I am glad to welcome back our guest blogger...

To have a straw tail

In August, we are making an intercontinental leap from Japan to Italy. Our journey through the Idioms from Around the Globe series continues. This...

“I have worked with Katharina for the best part of this year, mostly on English to German translations, and some German to English translations.

The projects Katharina worked on with us were highly confidential documents with an incredibly tight deadline.

Katharina exceeded expectations on every level and demonstrated high integrity, reliability, and consistent quality throughout our working relationship. I highly recommend getting in touch with her if you are looking for a professional translator.”

Aslam Ibrahim, Managing Consultant at ABL Recruitment

I have worked with Kasia for the last 15 months, utilising her impressive linguistic skills to help make sense of archived documents, many obscure and barely legible, for an academic research project. Equally fluent translating from Polish or German into English – and vice versa when the occasion required – Kasia’s speed, reliability, accuracy and tenacity have been outstanding. She is also great fun to work with! I would not hesitate in recommending Kasia.

Julia Goodwin, Journalist and academic researcher

Over the last 4 years, we have always been satisfied with Katharina and can highly recommend her excellent work. The translations she delivers are accurate and are always of a high standard – even when projects require a quick turnaround. Katharina is always eager to get feedback so that she can continuously improve her writing in order to meet our clients’ needs. We are very glad to have Katharina in our network and can highly recommend her to any organisation looking for German and Polish translation services.

Sarah Fritz, Senior Social Media Manager at agency 2

I was surprised how I could delegate to Katharina – delegating to co-workers is not something I have in the past found/find easy. Working with Katharina I also learned how to negotiate firmly but politely: it is how she negotiates – and I learned a lot from that!

Jefferson Wright, Director at Business Development Professional

You are up there with the best – six years and counting and you also come with two languages. Aside from your honesty, integrity, professionalism with (a lovely touch of good humour), I can also trust that we will have continuity, reliability and positive feedback from my clients.

Vic Kureczko, Director at Linnk Languages

Katharina helped me understand the nuances in the culture of the people she was translating. It gave me a real understanding of the market we were exploring, and our client was thrilled with the insights we managed to source. All thanks to Katharina’s great work.

Thomas Langridge, Video Content Producer at The Value Engineers

Katharina has the incredible ability to be very personable while ensuring that the work is completed in an efficient and professional way. Katharina’s great at working to tight deadlines while remaining very precise in her translations. While other translators let us down with inaccurate timecodes or translations Katharina always gave us great translations and guidelines, we knew we could trust.

Thomas Langridge, Video Content Producer at The Value Engineers

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