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How to master the chaos of tasks before the winter holidays

How to master the chaos of tasks before the winter holidays

There are only 30 days until Christmas Eve. This usually means that the year-end rush has already started in business … Continue reading “How to master the chaos of tasks before the winter holidays”

4 things Eurideas does beyond translation

4 things Eurideas does beyond translation

Eurideas Language Experts is a professional translation agency. But there is so much more to it! If you think that … Continue reading “4 things Eurideas does beyond translation”

5+1 signs to recognize a specialized agency

5+1 signs that show you work with a specialized translation agency

Chemicals, biosciences, biotechnology, life sciences or research are challenging and complex fields, with some very specific documents. Translating such documents … Continue reading “5+1 signs that show you work with a specialized translation agency”

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Mentoring

Mentoring: An information highway to more confidently manage change

Why would you care about mentoring amid a global crisis? For the same reasons as at any other time: to … Continue reading “Mentoring: An information highway to more confidently manage change”

6+1 checklist for translation texts
6+1 checklist for translation texts

6+1 tips to (re)organize your translation projects while in home office

We have created a simple but useful checklist that can help you identify tasks that you wanted to complete long … Continue reading “6+1 tips to (re)organize your translation projects while in home office”

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Transcreation vs translation

A new world beyond translation: Transcreation

Transcreation is a very unique feature of translation services that has its own framework of rules and challenges and requires … Continue reading “A new world beyond translation: Transcreation”

Burnout, midlife crisis: Does civilisation make us unhappy?

Our civilisation has reached a point where it makes just as many people ill mentally as it makes well physically. … Continue reading “Burnout, midlife crisis: Does civilisation make us unhappy?”

TV: see no evil?

There are so many ways we can talk about TV. Lately, I have found myself between two extremes: those who … Continue reading “TV: see no evil?”

New Year’s resolution: staying healthy the digital way

Nowadays, when we fall sick, we are not just patients anymore. Our journey through the healthcare system has been transformed … Continue reading “New Year’s resolution: staying healthy the digital way”

7 movies to watch if you are into translation

Translation and interpretation are not exactly the most action-packed professions but it does not mean that someone who practices these … Continue reading “7 movies to watch if you are into translation”

Inclusive workplaces: Everybody is welcome!

In the fight against discrimination, companies are increasingly taking measures to create accepting cultures and foster diversity. It turns out … Continue reading “Inclusive workplaces: Everybody is welcome!”

Is the future of work remote?

I started as a journalist where flexibility was a given. With the aid of technology, work was only starting to … Continue reading “Is the future of work remote?”

Eco-friendly transportation: what are the options?

Greta Thunberg has crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a zero-carbon emissions boat to arrive at the UN climate summit in … Continue reading “Eco-friendly transportation: what are the options?”

Interpretation in politics

In our present era of globalism, politics has also become a multifaceted domain that tries to overcome the language and … Continue reading “Interpretation in politics”

Chemical footprint: the next level in sustainability

Since 2012, when the concept of ecological footprints was born, we have been accustomed to hearing about our carbon emissions. … Continue reading “Chemical footprint: the next level in sustainability”

We are family ⁠— but are we business?

Families are the smallest units in our societies, but, if they engage in business, these units provide stable economic power … Continue reading “We are family ⁠— but are we business?”

Climate leave – bringing “eco” into the workplace

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. It has a major impact on every aspect … Continue reading “Climate leave – bringing “eco” into the workplace”

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How to take your part in reducing food waste

How did we get from the post-war scarce food resources to dumping one-third of the production a year? The first … Continue reading “How to take your part in reducing food waste”

Speaking the language of sport

For some of us, the relationship between professional sport and the translation industry can be summarised in one scene: after … Continue reading “Speaking the language of sport”

Purging the planet from plastic packaging

Plastic is the new enemy: the effects of its waste is making headlines every day. If you are lucky enough … Continue reading “Purging the planet from plastic packaging”

Save bees, save the planet

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left.” … Continue reading “Save bees, save the planet”

Chernobyl: A reason to remember, a way to learn

What is a thrilling drama for the Western world, is still a code word for Soviet horror for the successor … Continue reading “Chernobyl: A reason to remember, a way to learn”

Bilingual parenting: a lifelong gift

Intercultural marriages and the relocation of whole families are typical scenarios that require bilingual parenting. The experience of many confirms … Continue reading “Bilingual parenting: a lifelong gift”

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance: a modern challenge

In our ever-demanding work culture, sometimes we overlook the most important element of our work environment: ourselves. Work-related stress is … Continue reading “Maintaining a healthy work-life balance: a modern challenge”

London goes the radical way to fight air pollution

On 8 April 2019, the City of London introduced a new scheme to fight toxic air pollution. The Ultra Low … Continue reading “London goes the radical way to fight air pollution”

Subtitling or dubbing – the big question of international media content

It is not surprising that multinational companies often use every media format in order to reach their target audience – … Continue reading “Subtitling or dubbing – the big question of international media content”

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More languages, more business

For language skills, demand and supply are equally on the rise. As corporations cross borders by default, they need their … Continue reading “More languages, more business”

Going zero waste in the office

Nowadays going zero waste is one of the most popular trends – luckily it is one of the most progressive … Continue reading “Going zero waste in the office”

Events with sign language interpretation – practical tips for organisers

Most of us associate sign language interpretation with a person gesticulating in the corner of the screen during a television … Continue reading “Events with sign language interpretation – practical tips for organisers”

The final version of EU Copyright Directive ready, uncertainties remain

Following months of debates around the new Copyright Directive of the European Union, the negotiators agreed on a final text … Continue reading “The final version of EU Copyright Directive ready, uncertainties remain”

The Periodic Table – A Common Language for Science

In 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev presented his version of the periodic table of the elements, and this event fundamentally changed the … Continue reading “The Periodic Table – A Common Language for Science”

10 most important business languages in global market

As the face of international business changes, so do the languages used to communicate. From professional networking and academic collaboration … Continue reading “10 most important business languages in global market”

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Greta Thunberg: A teen with an impact

If you have only read the news headlines about Greta Thunberg, you might have thought she is just another teenager … Continue reading “Greta Thunberg: A teen with an impact”

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Image from the European Commission’s Twitter account

The real #10yearchallenge we all need to care about

A new social media craze, the so-called #10yearchallenge, has taken the Internet by storm, with millions of people posting photos … Continue reading “The real #10yearchallenge we all need to care about”

The euro turns 20

The New Year began with important news: 1 January 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of perhaps one of the most … Continue reading “The euro turns 20”

The contemporary challenges of electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EV) have been around since the mid-19th century and, at one point, they seemed to be the future … Continue reading “The contemporary challenges of electric vehicles”

Old Habits Die Hard – The Case of New Year Resolutions

It is a common perception that breaking habits is difficult. In January, this problem is even more accentuated when people … Continue reading “Old Habits Die Hard – The Case of New Year Resolutions”

More than 1,000 decision-makers from the chemistry industry and its related industries expected

26 February 2019, 3rd European Chemistry Partnering The European Chemistry Partnering is the leading industry Speed-Dating event for the chemistry … Continue reading “More than 1,000 decision-makers from the chemistry industry and its related industries expected”

Single-use plastic ban: Europe confirms its leadership in environment protection

The European Parliament has finally approved the ban against single-use plastic. The new regulation will impact certain products such as … Continue reading “Single-use plastic ban: Europe confirms its leadership in environment protection”

What is translation?

Translating does not consist only in pouring a content from one language to another one. It also means transmitting the … Continue reading “What is translation?”

The new “fifth freedom” for non-personal data in Europe

EU Parliament approves “fifth freedom” and enables free flow of non-personal data in Europe. Huge gains in efficiency for companies … Continue reading “The new “fifth freedom” for non-personal data in Europe”

Speaking more than one language can boost economic growth

Multilingualism is good for the economy, researchers have found. Countries that actively nurture different languages reap a range of rewards, … Continue reading “Speaking more than one language can boost economic growth”

Translation of SPCs (Summaries of Product Characteristics)

As there is more and more demand from our partners in the chemical industry to help them with the translation … Continue reading “Translation of SPCs (Summaries of Product Characteristics)”

9 of the hardest languages for English speakers to learn

For English speakers, it is especially difficult to learn languages like Japanese, Arabic, and Hungarian. Learning a new language can … Continue reading “9 of the hardest languages for English speakers to learn”

English as a second language: who in Europe speaks it the best?

English as a second language is becoming more and more competitive. Due to the weight the language carries in the … Continue reading “English as a second language: who in Europe speaks it the best?”

Do foreign jokes work in English?

What makes Generation Y laugh in Germany, Japan or Brazil? Here is a selection of jokes submitted by Guardian readers … Continue reading “Do foreign jokes work in English?”

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Doing business in Korea

Recently I attended a workshop in Frankfurt organized by AHK Korea (the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry). It was … Continue reading “Doing business in Korea”

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Eurideas` expansion in Germany: our new office in Frankfurt

We are happy and proud to announce, that after Brussels and Budapest, we have recently opened the 3rd Eurideas Language … Continue reading “Eurideas` expansion in Germany: our new office in Frankfurt”

Life of women and men in Europe

A statistical portrait – 2017 Edition (by Eurostat) At home, at work, at school… … there are large differences between … Continue reading “Life of women and men in Europe”

Professional translators aren’t worried about Google’s language-translating headphones

Last week, Google announced “Pixel Buds” — wireless headphones that can translate 40 languages on the fly.  It’s impressive, but … Continue reading “Professional translators aren’t worried about Google’s language-translating headphones”

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Chinese-English interpretation in the chemicals field

We recently had the opportunity to provide Chinese interpreting services at a chemical regulatory event focusing on Asia. The location … Continue reading “Chinese-English interpretation in the chemicals field”

Why we should learn German – by John le Carré

To help make the European debate decent and civilised, it is now more important than ever to value the skills … Continue reading “Why we should learn German – by John le Carré”

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The beauty of translating chemical texts

As a translation agency originally specialized in EU affairs and politics, our core business used to be translating EU politics … Continue reading “The beauty of translating chemical texts”

Machines could soon be able to understand and summarize text for you

We humans are swamped with text. It’s not just news and other timely information: Regular people are drowning in legal … Continue reading “Machines could soon be able to understand and summarize text for you”

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

Some languages, like French, have an official body that decides how words can and cannot be used. English, as a … Continue reading “A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English”

Being fluent in 2 languages might literally change how you perceive time

Interesting article recently posted on www.mic.com Being bilingual already has a long list of benefits. Research suggests that it boosts … Continue reading “Being fluent in 2 languages might literally change how you perceive time”

Targeting German speakers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

There are some differences in Standard German as used in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, mostly in style and syntax, but … Continue reading “Targeting German speakers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland”

2in1: Translation and layouting in one project

Preparing the translation directly in the publication is getting more and more popular. Not only because the translators see better … Continue reading “2in1: Translation and layouting in one project”

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