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Translation Agency

October 2, 2015
What do translations company do

What Do Translation Companies Do?

What Do Translation Companies Do? Translation companies like Executive Linguist Agency in the Los Angeles area aim to make communication as smooth, accurate, and professional as possible between parties that don’t speak the same language. For example, if a Spanish-speaking employee is injured at work, the employer’s workers’ compensation carrier will need to provide the claimant with a workers’ comp benefit explanation statement in Spanish. A translation company can translate the workers’ comp statement into Spanish for a written version and also provide interpreters for a telephonic explanation or an in-person interview at the claimant’s home. What is a Translator? […]
September 18, 2015
Workers compensation translation

Workers’ Compensation Translation Agency’s Top 7 Things for Claim Examiners to Remember When in Need of an Interpreter

Here are seven things to remember  when booking an interpreter — from Sue at Executive Linguist Agency, a Workers’ Compensation translation agency that has been servicing California since 1978. Providing as much notice as possible for jobs allows time to accommodate special circumstances – such as requesting a specific interpreter. Know if a state or nationally certified interpreter is needed for the appointment. For example, medlegals, depositions and WCAB hearings require interpreters with different types of certification. Make sure you know the correct name of the language. Karen and Korean sound similar over the phone, for example. Chinese is the […]
November 20, 2013

Most Requested Languages for Translation

Most people know that the Bible is the most translated book of all time. But what most people don’t know is how many languages it’s been translated into. Ask someone on the street and they’re likely to say 100, 500, or maybe 1,000. But it has actually been translated into over 2,700 different languages. As a translation agency, we love languages and everything having to do with translations. One piece of information we love to see is the list of the most common languages. The ten most popular languages spoken worldwide are: 1. Mandarin Chinese – 882 million 2. Spanish […]
October 7, 2013

The Cost of Translation Services

This old saying is always true: You get what you pay for. There are some instances when it makes sense to get things as cheaply as possible. But would you let the lowest priced doctor operate on your heart? It’s not much different when it comes to translation services and the cost of translation services. A few days ago, we published a post which showed major translation errors and the consequences of those errors to the company involved. One even caused major health problems to a company’s customers. So when shopping for translation services, it’s like shopping for open heart […]
September 23, 2013

Why a Translation Agency versus a Freelance Translator

When choosing a provider for your translation needs, you have two options. Option One: you can hire a freelance translator. Option Two: you can hire a translation agency. Depending on your specific needs, one option is better than the other. But before we discuss that, let’s discuss the main differences between the two. The Difference Between a Translation Agency and a Freelance Translator When you hire a freelance translator, you are hiring one person who is usually skilled in one specific language and one specific speciality (i.e, legal document translating, medical document translating, etc.). You will need to invest the […]