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Not Translating Employee Handbooks Can Be Costly

January 24th, 2014 | No Comments »

For multinationals and US companies with a multilingual workforce, translating employee handbooks and codes of conduct is an absolute must. In fact, not translating key workplace communications can even violate language laws abroad, and make companies vulnerable to lawsuits that are far more costly than translating even the thickest employee handbook. In one recent example,

Running on World Time: Interpretation Services

January 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

At Morningside Translations, we don’t just keep our watches on East Coast or West Coast time—we keep our watches on world time. It’s not uncommon for our project management team to make calls to Colombia, China or Cape Verde in the same morning. When clients inquire about global interpretation services, the answer is always yes.

Which Languages Should You Translate Your Website Into?

January 6th, 2014 | No Comments »

When it comes to website translation, we often get asked which languages provide the greatest ROI for website localization.  High-quality translations don’t come cheap, and clients understandably want to reach the broadest relevant audience without spending an arm and a leg. So how do you choose the best languages for your website localization project? It

The Art of Transcription

October 8th, 2013 | No Comments »

Truman Capote once admonished Jack Kerouac’s writing by declaring that “It isn’t writing at all–it’s typing!” But to some, this would be no insult. If storytelling is an impressionist landscape, setting letters to paper is Monet’s easel. Not only does the latter support the former, but the process of its creation can be cultivated as an art in its own right.

Global Competence

July 23rd, 2013 | No Comments »

It’s not a secret to anyone familiar with our work that Morningside Translations is an international company both in its physical scope as well as clientele.  It’s to be expected for our industry.  But what is remarkable is that our internal staff is also truly global. In a recent survey of our employees, not including