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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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New Year, New Decade, Same Mission

By: Allison Ferch, Executive Director

07 January 2020

I’m a fan and subscriber of National Geographic, the honest-to-goodness paper and print magazine. (Who isn’t wowed by the remarkable photographs and stories?) The January issue included a message from the National Geographic Society’s President and...

Untranslatable Words

By: Rebecca Twose, Marketing Executive

02 January 2020

We often hear people use the term ‘lost in translation’ when referring to mishaps or mistakes in translating...

Social Media Isn't Only About Funny Memes

By: Nessma Diab, Teaching Assistant

19 December 2019

Cairo, Egypt | November 14, 2019: In cooperation with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), the faculty of Al-Alsun (Languages), Ain Shams University hosted a day-long workshop entitled...

Global Career Roadmap: Right Time, Right Place for a Perfect Job Fit

By: Stephanie Gabriel, Global Business Consultant

11 December 2019

Few people graduate from university and land their dream job right away. Sometimes, though, things just fall right into place in a brilliant example of the famous quote attributed to the Roman philosopher Seneca, “luck is where preparation meets...

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 Martinez, 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...