Regardless of your profession, negotiating is oftentimes everyone’s least favorite activity. It can be stressful and intimidating for linguists, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s also an opportunity to hone your skills, try new strategies, and even cement your business relationships if done right. It takes practice, patience, and the willingness to assume some risk, and the speaker will take you through some of the main things to keep in mind when negotiating with potential and existing clients. Here’s to not being afraid of negotiating.
Please note this webinar will be delivered in English.
Judy Jenner is a highly experienced small business owner in the languages industry and runs Twin Translations, a boutique translation and interpreting business, with her twin sister, Dagmar. She’s a federally certified Spanish court interpreter, a spokesperson for the American Translators Association, and the co-author of the business book for linguists, The Entrepreneurial Linguist: The Business-School Approach to Freelance Translation, which has sold more than 3,500 copies around the world.