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  • Spanish version of the survey

    The online questionnaire is now available in Spanish, too. Maria Saavedra Isusi, an experienced and highly esteemed colleague working from German and English into her native Spanish kindly provided this translation and thus considerably extended the potential outreach of this survey. If your main occupation is that of a translator or an interpreter, feel free […]

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    Posted at 25. December 2017 » By : » Categories : Project updates » Comments Off on Spanish version of the survey
  • Survey launched in English

    The survey questionnaire is now available in English, too. The German version has been online and open to respondents for two weeks and many colleagues have already provided their interesting and meaningful insights. I am very curious to see how the English speaking world of freelance transators and interpreters will react to my survey. It […]

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    Posted at 19. December 2017 » By : » Categories : Project updates » Comments Off on Survey launched in English
  • The Race is On

    On August 8, 2017 I had a first conversation with my supervisor to decide on a topic for my diploma thesis in business management. The direction is clear: I will focus on pricing practices of free-lance translators and interpreters. I will do quantitative research and hand in an English language thesis. For now, the focus […]

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    Posted at 16. September 2017 » By : » Categories : Project updates » Comments Off on The Race is On
  • Research question defined

    In a knowledge society, freelancers play an increasingly important role. To date, research related to freelancers mainly focused on their working conditions, their motives or their relevance in terms of labour market policies. They have virtually been neglected as a distinct group of small businesses (with the notable exception of Kitching and Smallbone, 2012). As […]

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    Posted at 3. September 2017 » By : » Categories : Project updates » Comments Off on Research question defined