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Interpreter/Translator was asked...19 July 2017

how is your previous job experience related to this position?

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I have plenty of experiences in the past 20 years working as an interpreter/ translator Less

I have 5 years of interpreter/ translator experience with US army and some other companies in Afghanistan. Less

Tasks; interpretation and translation for intelligence forces like ( US army, DEA and SIU ( sensitive investigation Unit) Less

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LanguageLink

They ask fairly straightforward vocabulary interpretation and the standard questions about interpreter protocol for example "Should you insert your own personal opinion when interpreting for a client?"

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Obviously the answer is no.

No

Awi

Can you translate mechanics ,electronics terms.

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Yes, I can.

Yes

LanguageLine Solutions

How did you hear about us?

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Craiglist

Not to be 'petty' myself, although it may just be a 'job' to you it is interpretations for patients, people in 'trouble' with the law, etc. Detailed interpretations are vital to them. You were just seeking the wrong type of job. Less

LanguageLine Solutions

Why would you like to be an interpreter?

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Trying to focus on how your personality, skillset and job needs would fit into the position you are applying for. Be honest, straightforward. Less

Since I speak Burmese and English working as an interpreter is very natural fit for me. I also like to help people who speak different languages communicate easily. Less

OSCE

Where do you live

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Istanbul

Hello, I am pleased to apply to this job. What another step should I take?

Have you had any interpreter experience?

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Yes, I have.

What is your language pair to be paid 40 cents per minute?

Akorbi

Mostly how many years of experience and what type of interpretation

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There is no

Able Translations

My availability and wage expectation

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i said i am available anytime and i expect 22-25$ depending on the type of appointment Less

Hills

simultaneous interpreting of their in house video in english and a japanese ad they also made

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they made me very nervous. Very ostentatious environment. I was unable to perform something I’d normally would be able to. Very uncomfortable atmosphere. Less

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