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Subject: Remote internship at FaustTranslations

The remote internship option for translation students is becoming increasingly popular, not least because we have to realise that Covid-19 will not leave us as quickly as we had all hoped. It is not only the educational institutions that are…
by Christian Faust   October 26th, 2020

FAUST RULE 5: You should use In Country Review!

An ICR (In Country Review) is a review of the translation by a native speaker who lives in the region of the target group. In most cases, this is the sales or marketing manager of the company’s foreign branch, who…
by Christian Faust   October 22nd, 2020

Subject: Translation internship at FaustTranslations

Students are required by many universities to complete internships related to their studies. The field of translation is no different in this respect. Unfortunately, there are few companies that offer such positions. Practical experience really counts At FaustTranslations we know…
by Christian Faust   October 13th, 2020

FAUST RULE 4: You should maintain your translation memory!

Translation Memories (TM) have been at the heart of all translation applications since the very beginning of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT). Basically, this is a database that stores sentences alongside their corresponding translations for later reuse. This saves time and…
by Christian Faust   October 9th, 2020

FAUST RULE 3: Make Sure You’re All Ears!

Achieving factual, appropriate and error-free communication takes continuous effort! What the other person says, we judge on different levels. It’s not just important what’s said, but often it’s precisely what’s not said and also the way it’s said that’s also…
by Christian Faust   October 6th, 2020

NEWS: MAeX is Now Available for Portuguese and Ukrainian!

Our MAeX (Machine Assisted eXpertise) translation service has been receiving more and more positive attention. We couldn’t be more delighted to be helping so many happy customers benefit from this innovative solution. So we’re expanding our offering! From now on,…
by Christian Faust   September 21st, 2020

Terminology in Translation

This article deals with the important topic of terminology in translation. We’ll look at the most important questions and delve into the best translation management solutions for successful translation projects, every time. What is Terminology? Why is Terminology so Important?…
by Christian Faust   September 21st, 2020

FAUST RULE 2: You should maintain your terminology!

Terminology is the linchpin of every technical translation. It is an open secret that the technical terms in a text are important. Nevertheless, the results of a survey of internationally active companies conducted by the trade magazine Multilingual are quite…
by Christian Faust   September 11th, 2020

NEWS: FAUST RULE NUMBER 1 HAS ARRIVED!

The first and most important Faust rule (of thumb) is so obvious that it needs no explanation. Everyone knows that ‘you get out, what you put in’. Everyone should understand that quality results depend largely on input. Yet, many often…
by Christian Faust   September 1st, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: ‘FAUST RULES’ WILL BE AVAILABLE WEEKLY!

So what is a Faust rule anyway? In all industries and professions there are some basic, unbreakable rules. The translation industry is no different, we too have important rules of thumb that should always be observed whenever possible to avoid unnecessary…
by Christian Faust   August 26th, 2020

We’ll Make the World Hear You!

The success of your business relies on seamless communication, in all areas, through any language barrier. Your message needs to be clear: Both analog and digitally On all channels In any country For all cultures All Business Languages If your…
by Christian Faust   August 10th, 2020

Code Of Ethics

At FaustTranslations.com, we measure everything against our moral and ethical principles, which is why every member of our team follows our Code of Ethics. All of our company’s actions and decisions are based on fundamental core values of responsibility, competence…
by Christian Faust   August 5th, 2020

European Companies Can Now Export Duty-Free to Vietnam

EU trade in goods with Vietnam amounted to 45.5 billion euros in 2019. This makes the country the EU’s second largest trading partner in the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations, coming in just after Singapore. EU Free Trade Agreement with…
by Christian Faust   August 5th, 2020

WHO’S AFRAID… OF MACHINE TRANSLATION?

Fear is an Integral Part of Every Step Forward. I think we can agree, fear of advancing technology is an “IN” issue in the world of work. We’re afraid of: – Digitization – Automation – Artificial Intelligence – etc. I…
by Christian Faust   December 9th, 2019

MAeX©: Half your translation costs!

MAeX© Halves Your Translation Costs! The development of machine translation is rapidly progressing. Gone are the days of relying on travel translation dictionaries. We all recognize and appreciate the usefulness of translation tools such as Google Translate, which can quickly…
by Christian Faust   August 4th, 2019

Vegan Translations are finally here!!

Being Vegan is so much more than eating healthy. Veganism respects the earth and all of those on it, even those who don’t have a voice. FaustTranslations know that by making a few little changes in diet, we can help…
by Christian Faust   April 22nd, 2019

Technical terms

WHAT DO WE MEAN WHEN WE SAY … ? Abbreviations and acronyms in the translation industry generally originate in the English language and are not necessarily self-explanatory. Here we explain of some of the most frequently used abbreviations. ICR (In…
by Christian Faust   December 28th, 2018

Our brochure “Optimized Workflows” – get it for free now!

OPTIMIZED WORKFLOWS IN TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT Get our print brochure now! Simply request it by email: info@FaustTranslations.com. We will immediately mail you a free copy. The brochure will show you: why translation management is a mission-critical task which difficulties to expect possible…
by Christian Faust   November 22nd, 2018

Proper translations management from the start

SUCCESSFUL PREPARATION OF TRANSLATION PROJECTS Some time ago I received a complaint. A customer called me and said: “Mr. Faust, you did this translation for us. Let me start by saying that I know that our text wasn’t very well…
by Christian Faust   November 15th, 2018

FAQ

For your convenience, we have summarized the most often asked questions here. Please feel free to contact us anytime, if you’re looking for more detailed informations about how we work. Do all languages cost the same price? No. The price…
by Christian Faust   August 15th, 2018