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Nancy Hernon Accepted into the Forbes New York Business Council

Posted by G3 Translate on June 7, 2018

Nancy Hernon, CEO at G3 Translate with a demonstrated history of working in the translation and localization industry, has been accepted into the Forbes New York Business Council. The council is an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management and investment firms.

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Tags: Quality Translation

Why You Need to Read "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands" Before Your Next International Business Trip

Posted by G3 Translate on May 9, 2018

"Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands," written by champion international road warrior, Terri Morrison, is the perfect guide for anyone who is traveling to another country whether for business or for leisure. It covers the cultural etiquette and business practices of over 60 countries! Did you know that your body language, speech or appearance can insult others and cause your intentions to be completely misinterpreted? This book tackles tips about how to close deals, break the ice and navigate not only the business world but also avoid being a complete outcast socially. It is derived originally from a 1990s database of international tips that Booz Allen Hamilton, AT&T and DuPont used and is a wealth of information if you plan to work abroad, travel or collaborate with international teams. 

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Tags: Cultural Nuance

From Boarding to Baggage Claim: The Seven Best Books to Read on a Plane

Posted by G3 Translate on April 16, 2018

In between working on that upcoming presentation and texting your son to remind him about baseball practice, you may find yourself with a few spare moments to do something for you during your flight to see your next client or attend an important meeting. It’s a rare occasion that you actually have free time, right?

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Tags: Travel Tips

Color Your World: Avoid Cultural Taboos Internationally

Posted by G3 Translate on March 20, 2018

You may be a wizard when it comes to boarding passes, booking hotels and moving through various time zones, but your flair for corporate travel won’t take you very far if you offend your international colleagues. Most global marketing professionals know their words and phrases can either make or break them - cultural nuances change the meaning of our messages. But, the colors you use, either through your personal appearance or marketing peripherals, may speak even louder than your voice.

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Tags: Cultural Nuance

Which Business Documents Can G3 Translate Handle?

Posted by G3 Translate on February 18, 2018

Whether you're communicating with someone in Brussels or in Boston, you need to be able to deliver a clear message that is understood and culturally relevant. Verbatim translations are hardly ever effective and leave significant room for misunderstandings. Our team at G3 Translate can bridge the gap by helping you deliver your message and understand your audience's response.

You might be wondering, what project types and documents can you expect G3 Translate to handle for you?

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Characteristics of a Quality Translation Service for Insights Projects

Posted by G3 Translate on February 1, 2018

Translating market research projects is a specialized niche that requires experience, diligence, and an in-depth understanding of the subject matter for the highest quality results. Finding a trustworthy translator for surveys, moderator guides and focus groups takes a bit of research. When looking for a superior insights project translator, refer to these four key signs of excellence. 

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From Good to Great: Translation Quality Matters

Posted by G3 Translate on January 15, 2018

Translation quality is crucial to ensure the correct message is getting across to an audience. Proper translation goes deeper than simply translating the words used. It must consider cultural differences, subtle nuances for contextual meaning, and even consideration for regional dialects and slang. Because of these complexities, even minor mistakes can have a large impact the intended meaning of the document.

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Three Factors that Impact Translation Costs

Posted by G3 Translate on January 1, 2018

Keeping a project on-time and within budget is key for any successful project manager. But before a project can get started, the bid must be completed. Understanding key factors which directly affect pricing can be of tremendous help to get the project started more quickly. Here, we shed light on three key factors that directly affect the cost of translation: language, complexity and deadlines.

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