How do linguists get hired and hired again?

How to get Hired (and Hired Again): Advice for Linguists

In the past several years I have hired lots of translators. While many of them continue to work with us for years, a surprising number of linguists are hired only once.

After some thinking about who I hire (and who I don’t) I came up with a list of things that a translator can do to set themselves apart and earn a client’s ongoing business. Doing just one of items on the list won’t make much difference, but applying them all as part of your daily process can work magic.