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Favorite CETRA Blogs 2018

We try to cover a lot in our blog.  Our goal is to provide insight into language services, along with tips and updates that are directly relevant to various other fields. Following is a recap of our favorite blogs of the past year, including those we found most insightful, most clicked and others we just […]

The Quintessential Legal Translation Checklist

We are often contacted by legal clients who need documents translated for use in a legal proceeding or as a reference tool. In some cases, it is the first time that a paralegal or legal assistant is requesting translation services.  Part of our role as a language solutions provider is to serve as cultural consultants […]

CETRA Legal Series: Edition 1

We will spotlight legal language services on our blog in a series called “CETRA Legal Series”.  In this series, we will feature the expertise needed to provide quality language services for the legal field. In today’s inaugural edition of the series, we are spotlighting one of our preferred legal interpreters.  Jola Bronstein is a Polish […]

Bridging Cultural Divides

It is common for people to experience “culture shock”when traveling internationally. It can also occur when meeting someone new from a different country, even if the encounter is on your home soil. Yet, bridging cultural divides is possible with patience, understanding and possibly the assistance of a native speaker. While culture may seem simple to […]

Interpreters and Event Planning

I recently attended the Global Meetings Industry Day event in Philadelphia with Robin Smith, CETRA’s manager of interpretation services.  Despite not being actual event planners, CETRA provides simultaneous interpreters and equipment for conferences, and it was an opportunity for us to network with potential clients. We both initially felt the event’s sessions, which were focused […]

CETRA Optimizes Translation Workflow for Confirmit XML Files

CETRA is piloting an internal translation process that is specifically designed to optimize translations for market research companies that work with  XML and Confirmit files. CETRA is the translation leader for the market research industry, and we specialize in providing translations for clients that utilize XML and Confirmit files. The benefits of our advanced XML […]

CETRA Turns 21

CETRA celebrated 21 years of serving clients around the world this month. Jiri Stejskal founded the company to provide language support for litigation between a Czech bank and a US software provider, and for the first five years the company was called Central European Translations to reflect its focus on the languages of Central Europe. […]

Top CETRA Blogs 2017

We strive to cover a lot of topics in our blog. In this end-of-year feature, we spotlight our top blogs that had the greatest impact with a wide variety of audiences. Enjoy! —— Finding Your Place on the Automation Frontier How are artificial intelligence and neural machine translation impacting market research, legal, life sciences and […]

Interpretation Industry Trends for 2018

Interpretation Trends 2018: Questions and Answers with CETRA’s Interpretation Services Manager Interpretation services is a growing market, and new technologies have been hitting the market in a flourish over the past few years.  As we look ahead, Robin Smith, CETRA’s Manager of Interpretation Services, provides some perspective to this evolving field and interpretation trends for […]

5 Tips on Getting the Right Focus Group Interpreter

Having the right interpreter at your focus group is important to ensuring accuracy of your brand and generating insightful market research. We are frequently contacted by market research clients to provide interpreters for focus groups.  They range from consumer-focused group events to qualitative In-Depth-Interviews (IDIs). No matter the type of focus group, getting the right […]