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Red T UN Petition – End the targeting of translators & interpreters

By |June 1st, 2016|

"Red T’s vision is a world in which translators and interpreters can work free from fear of persecution, prosecution, imprisonment, abduction, torture, and assassination. But, to achieve this, we all need to come together and act as one"   During the launch of Interlink Pro last March in New York we had the great pleasure to [...]

Challenging current hiring practices in the interpreting industry

By |May 30th, 2016|

Last week Interlink Pro hosted a webinar to showcase its platform and raise awareness about the real benefits for interpreters and employers. The webinar provided space for debate on the current hiring practices in the interpreting industry and how web-based platforms such as Interlink Pro are bringing about creative solutions to empower interpreters and help [...]

Is language uniquely human?

By |April 27th, 2016|

Have you ever reflected on whether language is unique to the human race? Let us meet with Alex the Parrot, Ake & Phoenix the Dolphins and Kanzi the Bonobo. take a step back and ask what we consider language to be in the first place This question prompts us to take a step back and [...]

Staying in shape By Aline Casanova

By |April 13th, 2016|

"You have to practice regularly and get some good coaching before you go on-stage" Interpreters, just like any high-performing athletes or artists, need to stay in shape. If you are starting out your career as a freelancer, or you work in a market that has long periods of inactivity, you need to get some guided [...]

Interpreting: Building Competence By Daniel Tamayo

By |April 7th, 2016|

Interpreting is an increasingly important profession, as it connects people across cultures, space and time, in a world that is ever more interconnected. However, our profession is often underestimated and, thus, undervalued by the general public. Most people believe that being “bilingual” is enough to be a competent interpreter, and this cannot be further from [...]

Interlink Pro has launched its new platform at the United States’ leading Interpretation Conference

By |March 28th, 2016|

Dear Interlinkers, We are proud to share with you that Interlink Pro has officially launched its new platform at the United States' leading Interpretation Conference: Think! Interpreting. Think! Interpreting explores topics critical to the interpreting sector such as the expansion of service delivery models, the latest in technology for providing interpreting services and the problems and [...]

Upending old models: a custom professional network to match the needs of interpreters and providers of interpretation services

By |March 18th, 2016|

Until the introduction of Interlink Pro both interpreters and providers of interpretation services did not have access to a comprehensive online global database. Interpreters were spread in different online and physical databases that in most of the cases were databases shared with other professionals not specific to the interpreting segment. With the lack of a [...]