Global ecommerce sales passed the trillion dollar milestone for the first time last year, according to the latest figures. Much of this growth is in the Asia-Pacific region, which is predicted to account for a third of all online sales this year.
So there I was, at school, having a perfectly awful and cold Monday morning in December, when suddenly we’re told we have to go the lecture theatre for a briefing about work experience. We arrived. We were bored. We left. However, I was left thinking: “Where on Earth am I going to get work experience?”
The UK’s most exciting fast-growth companies have been announced – and Lingo24 is one of them!
The bells ring out, the fireworks explode, and we’re already pretty excited about 2013! We’re marking the new year by opening a brand new office in Manchester, with a team of world-class machine translation specialists and experienced sales staff.
Are you a languages graduate wondering how you can get started in the translation industry? Or a student hoping to gain some practical experience?
As Lingo24 celebrates its 11th birthday, we’re still growing fast. In fact, we’ve just moved our central European hub to a brand new office, to accommodate growing staff numbers.
Demand for German language training has shot up in Greece, according to the Goethe Institut, which organises classes around the world. It’s hardly surprising that the country’s economic woes have led to a 50 per cent rise in the numbers studying the language. Students see it as a passport to new opportunities in Europe’s healthiest economy.
We’re delighted to announce we’ve opened our newest office in Nuremberg, Germany. Alexander Grellmann will be leading our team, using his extensive accounts experience to offer the best German translation services to this important market.
Writer Katharina Haberstock asks what skills a successful translator needs.
Some people think translating is as simple as replacing one word by another. But that’s a very one-sided view. In fact, there’s much more to being a successful multilingual translator.
The best things in life come in threes, according to the ancient Chinese philosopher Mencius. And we like to think the same is true of our Swiss websites!