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Preparing a Resume for Success in Localization

Get tips on how to prepare a resume to stand out from the crowd

After I became a hiring manager, I realized all the mistakes I had made in my resumes. I thought my resume was perfect just because I used nice fonts, a modern format, and premium paper. Candidates hardly ever realize that recruiters are screening hundreds of resumes and if the important information is not right there, in their face, a promising candidate resume could end up in the rejected resumes pile. Continue reading »

Be Successful: 5 more tips from Benjamin Franklin

Not too long ago I read in a business publication online 14 quotes of Benjamin Franklin that translate really well in lessons to get things done and be successful today. Franklin was a successful and accomplished author, politician, inventor and physicist. Here are five more quotes that can we can learn from. Next week, I’ll post the last four. Continue reading »

Be Successful: 5 tips from Benjamin Franklin

Not too long ago I read in a business publication online 14 quotes of Benjamin Franklin that translate really well in lessons to get things done and be successful. I thought that they were very interesting and would like to share them with you. I’ll post the first five today and the rest in two other posts in coming weeks. Continue reading »

Flan Recipe: Sweet Integration of Cultures at Lionbridge Boulder

Today’s post comes from the book A Taste of Lionbridge. Flan is a delicious traditional Mexican  dessert. This recipe is offered by Lisa Rice, from Texas, who works in business development at Lionbridge. Enjoy!

Boulder, Colorado, is an ideal place for a flurry of activity. The 94,000 inhabitant city is situated at 5,400 feet above sea level (over 2,000 meters), against the magnificent backdrop of the Rocky Mountains foothills, and only a short drive west of Denver. Continue reading »

4 Basic Apps to Get Organized

I was never a tech-savvy person or an early adopter of technologyuntil I got an iPad for mother’s day. All I wanted was an eBook reader but my son thought that an iPad was much cooler, lucky me. I discovered that many tasks related to work (and personal too) had become less cumbersome and, of course, more mobile. This experience opened my eyes to the smartphones and I got an Android. I reached the next level of independency and I cannot see myself going back to life before mobile devices. Continue reading »

How a Cat Can Get You Started in Translation

In the age of Siri (or Iris for Android users) you can be sure there are tools that will help you translate. They are what we call in the translation world CAT tools. CAT stands for Computer-Assisted Translation. You did not really think it was a cat, right?

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Are You in the Cloud? 4 Simple Ways to Know

A friend of Global Reach in Facebook, Claudia O., has posted this comment on the infographic I uploaded yesterday in our timeline.

So I decided to post the infographic here in the Global Reach blog. Here it is: Continue reading »

Food Localization: Mexican-American Vegetarian Dish

Oven Baked Sope with Zucchini-Cor Filling

Feedback from our blog readers: recipes are delicious but they would like to see vegetarian and more dishes on the healthier side. You got it. This week we will publish a vegetarian dish that I tried from the book “Healthy Recipes from Around the World – Cooking with Global Reach”, published by Vegetarian Times. Enjoy and let me know how you like it.

 

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Translated for you, Canard Roti

Today I’m posting the winner entreé recipe of Valbonne office, in south of France, by Estelle Martin, Worldwide

Estelle Martin

Life Sciences Vendor Manager at Lionbridge. It is Canard Roti, an ellaborated duck dish with pear poached in a medieval wine (Ypocras), spiced sauce, and potatos. You need to start preparing this dish 3 days before you intend to serve it. Bon Appétit! Continue reading »