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Translation and interpretation: Important factors that you can’t ignore when booking interpretation services

Traducción e interpretación: Factores importantes
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The service of translation and interpretation is key to facilitating communication between businesses or professionals in different parts of the world. Thanks to this service you can guarantee proper communication between both parties. This way, it creates a suitable space for work, negotiations, or anything you need. That said, there are some standards of protocol that it’s important to understand and follow. We want to clarify them for you so that you know what to expect when hiring an interpreter.

How to offer proper interpretation services

These tips are important for a professional interpreter to pass unnoticed and correctly carry out their work.

  • They are suitably dressed. The idea is for the interpreter to correctly fit in to the environment they find themselves in. For that, the interpreter will have to dress according to the event, in a way that doesn’t highlight them or make them stand out among the rest of the attendees.
  • They maintain composure throughout the entire event. The chosen interpreter can guarantee that they will act properly at all times. Think how strange it would be, for example, if the interpreter yawned, talked with friends on the phone, or made any other strange gesture – it could come off as unprofessional.
  • They work quickly. Most of the time, an interpreter has to do their work in real time. For this reason, it’s essential that they have work resources that allow them to keep up with the expected work rate. They can use support elements like a notepad, or, in many occasions, anticipate where the conversation is going. But you can be sure that they will act professionally and provide you with their best performance at all times. A quick working method is definitely one of the things to look for.
  • They understand that it is a professional relationship. If you hire a service, you should keep in mind that the relationship therein is strictly professional. Because of this, when it comes time to select one professional over another, always choose the one that has the right qualifications for the job. Look for the one that has the best skills and not the one that evokes the most sympathy.
  • Look for one that understands the tone that you’re going to use. A good interpreter has to adapt to the manner of speaking and communicating with those around them. They have to know how to infuse their words with the same meaning as the original speaker. With that in mind, always hire the interpreter that has experience working in different environments, so that they can comfortably shift between them.
  • The interpreter expresses themselves clearly. No vague ideas here. The translations have to be as faithful as possible. This is the only way the work can be done correctly.

Ultimately, translation and interpretation is a very practical service for businesses and professionals in specific events. That’s why we collaborate with excellent interpreters that you can count on. They will follow the rules we laid out for you here to offer a completely professional experience. Interested? Look no further, you can count on us. We are ready to help at blarlo.

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