Tag: international staffing

Applying Hofstede’s Principles to Cultural Audits

Friday, June 22, 2012

A cultural audit is an extremely important process for the development of training processes and international staffing at the global level.  Most companies that offer multilingual translation services know the importance of cultural understanding and its strong link to global sales. … Read more

Doing Business Internationally: Thoughts on Translating your operational documents

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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When doing business internationally, it is usually a good business practice to localize your operational, HR and marketing content.

It is not enough to assume that both your employees and clients will be tolerant of materials that are not communicated in their local language. … Read more

Top 10 Rules for Optimizing the Work of a Professional Interpreter

Thursday, October 20, 2011

If you are in the business of engaging professional interpreters, whether in Houston or anywhere in the world, the following list will help you to better plan and optimize future consecutive and simultaneous interpretation assignments.

  1. Provide your interpreter with background material: Even the most qualified professional interpreter who is a subject matter expert improves his performance with reference material specific to the subject matter to be discussed.
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Translation Source Hires Doug Green, Industry Leading Business Development Executive

Thursday, January 29, 2009


Houston, Texas, USA – January 29th, 2009 – Translation Source has built an industry leading team to capitalize on the momentum created by their ‘best in class’ technical expertise that features innovative in-country solutions. Translation Source has recently hired Doug Green as vice president of business development to solidify Translation Source’s position as an industry leader. … Read more