localization

Who do you need in your M&A cockpit?
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Who do you need in your M&A cockpit?

When the time comes to sell your LSP or language tech business, what attributes should you look for in your co-pilots to land the deal? Piloting a language services provider (LSP) or language technology business through the ups and downs of business each day is a different skillset than what’s needed to navigate the often-complex…

Get your business in shape for a sale: here’s what you need to know
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Get your business in shape for a sale: here’s what you need to know

If you want to get fit, you wouldn’t just start running a marathon First, you would speak with experts who would help you define what ‘fit’ means to you, and advise you on the right approach, considering factors like your current health, lifestyle, and physical ability. When it comes to selling a language service provider…

Career paths and roles in the localization industry

Career paths and roles in the localization industry

In general roles in the industry fall into the following categories: Linguistic Interpreters, translators, editors, language coordinators or reviewers, proofreaders. Technical QA, internationalisation engineers, Loc engineers, solutions architects, technical managers. Business roles Executive C-Level positions CSO, CEO, COO, CTO, CIO etc. Operations manager/production manager or Group Manager. This can be the same position with any…

How translators can increase cooperation with LSPs

How translators can increase cooperation with LSPs

Localisation Summer School Lion People Global was delighted to speak to a group of aspiring localisation professionals at the 13th Localisation Research Centre (LRC) Localisation Summer School in University of Limerick on Wednesday, May 20 2015. This three-day event featured a hands-on workshop focusing on solving common localisation issues, a seminar on quality in localization and a talk…

Ten things the translation industry expects from graduates

Ten things the translation industry expects from graduates

The global localization industry is growing by leaps and bounds, but we are facing a severe talent shortage. Attracting and developing talent in localization is the key challenge facing the industry today. If we cannot attract skilled employees into the industry, projects will be put on hold and entry into new markets will stall. It…

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