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Blog | Translation and Localization Tips and Trends

Professionals in the localization and translation industry share insights on key processes and opinions about important language trends via GALA's blog. Read a few posts and find ideas to grow your language business and increase your professional development. 

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Why Is the Language Industry Growing? The Main Reasons

By: Sean Hopwood,

02 December 2019

The language industry is booming. Market studies spell out a rosy outlook for this sector made up of companies that provide translation, interpreting, transcription, localization, subtitling, dubbing, language training, language testing, and various...

Global Career Roadmap: Collaboration on the Road to Success

By: Stephanie Gabriel, Global Business Consultant

12 November 2019

For those of us who are in mid-career, we often see others at their high points and wonder what the steps were to get there. For Marie Hanabusa, a mix of following passion, taking risks and building on her drive for international collaboration...

This Translators' Survey Reveals What Language Professionals Value the Most

By: Sean Hopwood,

23 October 2019

International language translation agency, Day Translations, Inc., did a survey with the goal of better understanding the key aspects of the language profession. Conducted in June 2019,...

Profile of Argentina's Translators

By: Alejandra Martínez, Content Manager

13 October 2019

Rosario Traducciones presents the third edition of its survey of Argentina’s translation industry. The objective of the survey is two-fold: identify key aspects of the industry and detect other aspects that could facilitate...

Global Career Roadmap: Creativity is the Path to Innovation

By: Stephanie Gabriel, Global Business Consultant

08 October 2019

There is a Chinese proverb that says “when the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” At its heart is the idea that change is natural and inevitable, and being creative with how we manage change can bring about...

Love Your Indigenous Linguist!

By: Manuela Noske, Communications Manager

30 September 2019

30 September is UN International Translation Day which celebrates language professionals worldwide who enable knowledge sharing, make commerce and trade possible, and...

New GALA Blog: Global Career Roadmap

By: Stephanie Gabriel, Global Business Consultant

24 September 2019

Ella Fitzgerald once said "it isn't where you came from; it's where you're going that counts." While true in many cases, when it comes to careers, learning where our mentors and role models come from can give us valuable insights into our own career...

Why You (Yes, You) Should Run for the GALA Board

By: Allison Ferch, Executive Director

06 September 2019

An industry association’s function is to provide a cooperative link between people and organizations and to empower them to do more together than they can do alone. It’s the connection that’s essential. GALA stands out as a true connector of people...

The History of Simultaneous Interpreting Equipment

By: Timothy Blackman II, Brand Manager

27 August 2019

Simultaneous interpreting is a popular interpreting modality, used in conferences, workplace training sessions, and legal or government settings. In the case of simultaneous interpreting, the interpreter performs a 3-part simultaneous process:


Can a Translator Be a Great Transcreator? All You Need to Know

By: Sean Hopwood,

20 August 2019

Transcreation is a convenient marketing strategy especially for those who speak multiple languages. It’s an advantageous tool for marketers seeking to penetrate new markets where customers speak different languages.

What is Transcreation?